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Once a gangster, Sanjay Rao has become a respected business owner who shares with people in his community about Jesus.
If we Christians don’t take reconciliation seriously, we are creating an added barrier between people and Jesus. How can we practically be a part of the solution, not the problem?
I went through a period where I was struggling with feelings of anxiety and guilt about my performance as a Christian. Then God showed me I was looking at myself and my flaws in the wrong way.
Cru staff member David Williams shares his perspective on the history
and current climate of race relations in America, and how the gospel
calls us to unity.
It can be hard to know how to be a friend when you’re needed most. There are practical ways to show your love and care to a friend who is grieving.
What does embracing the cultural value of comfort actually do to our souls?
A Cru staff member’s letter to his deceased father, lamenting the loss and considering the influence on his own parenthood.
Chronic mental health problems are on the rise, raising serious issues for those working with female students.
Elliott juxtaposes the stories of Peter and Judas, as well as shares some of his personal story, to demonstrate the different ways we can respond to spiritual failure.
Naomi describes the new “implicit” racism that our country faces today. She recounts her personal experiences with racism, speaks to its heart issue, and gives next steps for readers at different stages in their journeys with this issue.
If you are suffering from something specific today, here are some articles that may help you.
I never wanted to forgive those who hurt me.
We have been released from slavery yet, day after day, many of us remain slaves to ourselves, not knowing how to live freely.
Have you noticed that when life seems to press you on all sides, the black mold of your heart surfaces…or is that just me?
What do you do when people are looking to you to respond to a tragedy? Here are 3 specific things the Cru ministry in Venezuela learned when they experienced loss.
The depression was gone, but I was surprised to find that the brokenness remained. My wound had been healed, and I was still broken.
How do you react when you’re met with suffering and see no end in sight? Can your hope increase even when your circumstances don’t change?
The book of Job illustrates how we can relate to God when we suffer.
The book of Job illustrates how God relates to us when we suffer.
If you’re not growing, it might be because you’re not helping someone else.
“I began to tell Him what he already knew: I can’t do it. I can’t make sure everybody likes me. I can’t stop eating sugar. I can’t focus in my time with Him.”
We are easily prone to forget the things God has done in our lives and promised us in Scripture. Here are a few ways to keep remembering.
The news of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard’s death flooded news outlets earlier this month. But did Brittany miss something that others facing suffering find?
Jim Tucker chooses forgiveness after being shot by the gunman that also injured congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
I don’t mind helping other people through hard situations, but letting them help me is hard.
No amount of hand-wringing or plotting on my part is going to bring about a repentant heart.
Thanksgiving is no quick, easy fix, or recipe for skipping past our emotions. In fact, it’s the opposite. When your fists are balled, hold onto God who can take on any anxiety.
What do you do when tragedy reminds you of the fragile state of this world?
I believe that often trials come into our lives in four thinly veiled disguises that can prevent us from recognizing and embracing their transforming superpower.
A new way of understanding the state of our world.
I don’t know how to respond as a white American Christian who is part of the majority culture. I can’t fully understand the pain or the depth of the wounds. But I’m still hurting.
Although this situation is darker, scarier, and bigger than we can wrap our minds or hearts around, we can make a difference.
Some people have asked me where God is at horrible times like these and how I can continue to believe in God when there is so much evidence to the contrary.
What the Boston Marathon bombing taught me about God.
The events surrounding this tragedy have caused me to examine the condition of our country and the condition of my own heart.
Partnering doesn’t happen around worship, prayer or doctrine, but around things we care about.
With injustice penetrating so many elements of our country and the world, how can we, as campus ministers and students, know God more deeply while being agents of justice for those who are oppressed?
Rasool Berry talks about how to handle conflict in a healthy manner.
In December 2010, Rick James lost his mom. Two days after the funeral, he gave this talk at TCX in Minneapolis. Listen to this unique perspective on death and discipleship.
Returning from overseas to care for her mother brings life lessons for staff member Alice Fredricks.
Cru missionaries, the Steinborns, see a gift -- even when wrapped in hardship.
How do I trust God as I wait?
Learn how to offer others a share of the grace you have received.
Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej plays forward on the U.S. Women's National Hockey Team in the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Assassins brutally attacked Sara, Tomas, and their 2 young daughters while the family was sleeping. Read Sara’s true story of tested faith.
What do you do when God places choices in front of you? Pray or follow your own desire?
Students are facing a common inner struggle for today’s young evangelicals: the decision between a career in ministry or a job in the marketplace.
Throughout history, Christians have demonstrated God's concern for the poor and oppressed. Cru is enhancing its discipleship ministries with a growing social conscience...
An African American man explains how he experiences the death of Mike Brown and other black men, and what we can all to do move toward healing.
40 years ago, a flood took the lives of 143 people, including 7 women on staff with Cru. The aftermath might have some lessons for us today.
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