Epic Legacy Summit – “The best conference I’ve ever been to.”

“Hey, do you guys want to go to this Epic Legacy Summit conference in Minnesota?” This was the question I asked our Epic students during one of our weekly meetings without much expectation.  Our ministry was still fairly new and our small group still in the process of getting to know each other.  Also, Minnesota [...]

Lonely Church in Bologna, Italy

Before I got here, I knew that many Italian people did not know Jesus. Actually being here has made it real. That sounds so childish and obvious, but for some reason it has hit me hard. Last night a university student asked why we were here. After I explained, he said Bologna was not a [...]

Learning to Be Still in Silicon Valley

Psalm 46:10 “Be still and know that I am God. I will be honored by every nation, I will be honored throughout the world.”  Sarah Sparks is a current participant of Cru’s Silicon Valley Digital Mission, a Global Media Outreach summer project. It’s an eight-week project that’s not more than three weeks in and already she’s [...]

What They Can’t Say in the Classroom

A math professor told the audience of more than 100 students how God had sustained her through the slow death of her husband from lung cancer. A forestry professor spoke through tears about God’s comforting presence since her six-year-old daughter died in a tragic accident in January. A music professor related to the students how his inaccurate [...]

“From Death to Life.” Latino student comes to Christ through Destino

“Sept. 7, 2011: Lord Jesus, help me see today the beauty of your gospel, your life and work for a sinner like me. God, I believe all that is written in your word because you are trustworthy, reliable, and real! Help me live in light of this message Jesus and help me proclaim this today [...]