Somehow They Knew It Was Jesus

Somehow They Knew It Was Jesus One Cru ministry leader (who came to faith in Jesus and left Al-Qaeda 5 years ago) reaches out to Muslims in a European country.  He has been discipling a group of new Christians, refugees from a Muslim background who came to faith after their experience trying to get...

Christ’s Voice on a Bus

“Why are there so many religions if there is only one God?” asked Yusuf* in a phone conversation with Cru staff member, Azim. Yusuf and Azim had met a few weeks before, working together to deliver humanitarian aid to people in a poor, remote area of their country. They had talked together while driving...

Prayer Card

Prayer Card Use this card as a personal reminder to pray. Share with others and encourage them to pray.

November, 2015

At the culmination of Jesus’ earthly ministry, He said, “… go and make disciples of all nations.” That mission, the Great Commission, has been the church’s calling for more than 2000 years. In the 1960s, Dr. Bill Bright, the founder of Cru/Campus Crusade for Christ, began signing his correspondence “Yours for fulfillment of the...

September, 2015

by Global Prayer Team   God invites us to pray alone. He also draws us into praying with others. Included in this special first Pray2020 issue of Movements Prayer Journal are 31 prayer points and relevant scripture passages to get you started in your prayer journey for the Pray2020 initiative. This prayer journal is officially published...

TOP 3 PRIORITIES IN GLOBAL MISSION?

  What Are The Top 3 Priorities In Global Mission Today? These top three are taken from the thinking of Dr. Ralph D. Winter. I add in some of my own thoughts as well in this updated look at an important question. Priority One: More Mission Mobilizers We need more pastors, churches, and movements...

Your Prayers Bring God’s Harvest

One night in 1958, New York policemen responded to complaints of a man disturbing the peace at 2:00 a.m. At the scene of the disturbance, they found Dick Simmons praying on the banks of the Hudson River. Simmons was loudly crying out to God to send laborers into the slums, gangs, and drug zones...

How to Pray for the Persecuted Church

Around the world, many believers are persecuted — imprisoned, even killed — for their faith. Since Jesus laid down His life, 43 million Christians have become martyrs. Right now 200 million people face persecution for believing in Jesus and 60% of those people are children, according to Christians in Crisis International Ministry, a prayer...

The Example Of Our Lord

The connection between the prayer life and the Spirit life is close and indissoluble. It is not merely that we receive the Spirit through prayer, but the Spirit life requires, as an indispensable thing, a continuous prayer life. I can be led continually by the Spirit only as I continually give myself to prayer....

How to pray?

How much do you dream about the future? You probably give thought to your loved ones and your career. You pray for your family and your church, and maybe offer up a prayer for the whole world on occasion. But how often do you pause to pray about the future of the whole world?...