Disconnect to Reconnect

We spent 30 days in a personal retreat to deepen our walk with the Lord. The goal of our sabbatical was to disconnect from most of our ministry and living responsibilities so that we could reconnect with God and each other. We returned to a cabin in the mountains of Colorado where we had been …

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Eyes Opened, and Blinded

“Secret police sat on the front row. I had to be careful. They were listening intently, for we had called this meeting without permission.” Hala* stood before 200 fully-covered Muslim women in a meeting room in the Middle East.  She told them, “I know how devoted you are to Islam …You fast and pray. But on …

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Short Film Contest

These are the beautiful and talented women I (Amy) get to work with every day. They come from all over the country and have served Cru in many different capacities, from Campuses here in the US to quite a few different countries. Some have been in ministry for 10 years, some for 30 and even …

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God Uses a Sick Buffalo

Karan Bahadur, from India, explains in this video how God used even a sick buffalo to lead people to Himself and build a church multiplication network. I (Mike) am currently in India working on a project with several other organizations to map out which villages in India still need a church. This is a great …

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Workers in the Harvest

Last year our ministry in Ethiopia helped to start 302 churches and faith communities. We keep track of where these groups of believers are located and how they are doing over time. It is a complex process to keep up with all this information year after year. But God has raised up men like Leulseged …

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Tour

We made a special video to express our thanks to you. It is a bit of a tour of our office, plus an update on our family and ministry. We are grateful for all the prayers, financial support and notes you send to us. You are a part of everything we do and we want …

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The Fruit of Partnership

Two ministry with whom we partner in many paces around the world (New Covenant Missions and Horn of Africa Mission) recently began a partnership in the South Omo region of Ethiopia. They followed the steps of evangelism and church multiplication, and the Holy Spirit moved in the hearts of those who heard the good news. …

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Taking the Time

“Don’t waste your time on Khalid!*” Mark’s* co-workers warned him. Khalid was known in his workplace as a proud atheist, while Mark, the new hire, was quickly gaining a reputation as someone who liked to talk about his relationship with God. Mark had recently participated in Cru’s Multiplying Churches and Communities training in the Middle …

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