What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Do you need to devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Must you become a better person so that God will accept you? Learn how you can know God personally.
Learn the basics of what Christians believe.
Get the answers to frequently asked questions on Christian beliefs and practices.
Explore answers to life's biggest questions.
We all have a story. Read about individuals who have been transformed by faith.
Take the next step in your faith journey with resources on prayer, devotionals and other tools for personal and spiritual growth.
Explore resources to help you live out your life and relationships in a way that honors God.
Find resources for personal or group Bible study.
Learn to develop your skills, desire and ability to join others on their spiritual journeys and take them closer to Jesus.
Help others in their faith journey through discipleship and mentoring.
Develop your leadership skills and learn how to launch a ministry wherever you are.
View our top Cru resources in more than 20 languages.
Have some fun taking various quizzes and assessments to learn about yourself and others.
Volunteer abroad this year on a short term global missions trip offered by one of the best, most-reliable Christian missions organizations in the world.
Internship opportunities with Cru's ministries.
If you're looking for the best Christian jobs and careers, check out Cru's ministry job openings for full- and part-time missionaries and professionals.
Live in another country building relationships and ministries with eternal impact.
Would you like to give your time to work with Cru? We need you.
Find a Cru event near you.
Use your hobbies and interests to find the best place for you to serve.
Helping students know Jesus, grow in their faith and go to the world to tell others.
Reflecting Jesus together for the good of the city.
Partnering with urban churches to meet physical and spiritual needs.
Striving to see Christ-followers on every team, in every sport and in every nation.
Equipping families with practical approaches to parenting and marriage.
Reaching students and faculty in middle and high school.
Bringing hope and resources to military families worldwide.
How we seek to journey together with everyone towards a relationship with Jesus.
Answers to questions on donations, financial policies, Cru’s annual report and more.
What we believe about the gospel and our call to serve every nation.
Learn about Cru's global leadership team.
When the global church comes together then powerful things can happen.
Leading from values so others will walk passionately with God to grow and bear fruit.
Because ethnicity is part of the good of creation, we seek to honor and celebrate the ethnic identity of those with whom we serve as well as those we seek to reach.
Showing God in action in and through His people.
Hear what others are saying about Cru.
What is one of your favorite questions to ask others? How does that question help you know and understand them?
Download: Search for and download the Perspective Cards® app on an iOS or Android device. Physical cards can be purchased at perspectivecards.com.
Summary: Perspective® is an enjoyable and effective way to have great spiritual and gospel conversations, even with those who are very skeptical about the Christian faith. Perspective is available in three different formats: Perspective Cards, the Perspective App (iOS and Android) and Perspective Banners.
Watch Introducing the Perspective Cards iPhone App to learn how Perspective works.
Discuss: How does this approach to sharing our faith differ from some other approaches to evangelism?
Watch Getting Started with Perspective.
Roleplay: Pair up and practice introducing the cards, going through a category, and asking the questions after your partner has chosen the card(s) that represent their perspective:
Watch Perspective & the Gospel: Sharing Effectively.
Here’s a sample transition. If you’re talking to someone you know well, say something like this:
Roleplay: Pair up again and practice transitioning to the second part of Perspective. Then role play going through one or two Christian worldview cards and the Faith (#6) card.
Here’s something you can say after going through the Faith (#6) card:
Roleplay: In your pairs practice introducing and reading through the Next Step cards. Be sure to also find out what next step your partner wants to take.
Watch Perspective & the Gospel: The Heart.
If you have time, watch How Can I Use Perspective to Illustrate Biblical Truths.
The more familiar you are with Perspective and the more you practice, the more confidently you will use it.
Pray: In light of what we’ve discussed, how can we pray for each other right now?
Since we last met, what happened as a result of expressing Christ’s love to others?
How can you, or we, use Perspective to listen to others’ worldviews and explore their thoughts on the gospel this week?
With whom will you/we initiate a conversation?
©1994-2023 Cru. All Rights Reserved.