3: “While you are in this class, you will be expected to be an Agnostic or Atheist. Anyone with sincere religious beliefs will be expected to take off his religious hat” PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS | “My youngest son is attending the University of Oklahoma[He] has been thoroughly brainwashed by his professors. He has lost his faith in God and has been taught that truth is relative.” LETTER FROM A GRIEVED MOTHER TO CRU | “Forget everything you learned about the New Testament. Jesus was a homosexual and a magician.” PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR SOUTHEASTERN COLLEGE | A recent study by a task force on college drinking indicated that the following number of alcohol-related incidents occur each year among students in the U.S.: Nearly 600,000 injuries; 6,000 sexual assaults, more than 1,800 deaths
4: In the face of these competitive forces, God is bringing an increasing number of students into a relationship with Himself.
5: We are trusting God to reach the 150 million college students of the world with the message of Christ. Each student. Every campus.
6: We talk with students about Christ in many ways. - Conversations - Outreaches - Digital and Social Media
8: Win students to Christ
9: Our ministry is about changed lives.
10: We help students grow in their relationship with God through: - Conferences and retreats - Small groups - Mentoring relationships - Learning how to tell others about Christ
13: Short-term and long-term mission trips - Church leadership - Ministry in the workplace - Full-time Christian work
14: From the university campus a great missionary force is being raised up and sent out to reach the world for Christ. “As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” -- JESUS (JOHN 20:21)
15: As a result of our ministry, our staff members on the field are empowered and resourced to reach students for Christ.
16: This is the couple who started Cru on the UCLA campus in 1951 – Bill and Vonette Bright
17: What started as a ministry to students on the UCLA campus, now touches the lives of people in every segment of society and in every corner of the world.
18: André Kole Ministry Athletes in Action Christian Embassy D.C. Christian Embassy U.N. Faculty Commons Family Life Global Aid Network (GAIN) Great Commission Foundation | Inner City The Impact Movement (A partnering ministry) The JESUS Film Project Josh McDowell Ministry Keynote Military Ministry New Life Resources Story Runners
19: Student Ministries: High School University Bridges International Destino Movement | Epic Movement Nations Movement World Headquarters at Lake Hart
20: Cru is the name of Campus Crusade for Christ in the United States. We are a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. Our objective is for every person in the world to have an opportunity to hear the Gospel.
21: We invite others to partner with us to reach people for Christ.
22: Cru has no central funds for paying salaries and ministry expenses. Like many other mission organizations, Cru depends upon the consistent financial support of concerned individuals and churches. These contributions are used to fund the ministries of our staff members.
23: We must find a team of partners who will give $100 monthly or some other amount to support our ministry. As soon as this team is complete, we can turn our full attention to reaching people for Christ.
24: To work diligently to touch the lives of people for Jesus Christ. To regularly let you know how God is blessing the ministry. To be financially faithful with the funds given for our ministry. To share prayer concerns with one another.
26: Your partnership can make a difference in reaching people for Christ. Would you make a monthly commitment of $100 or some other amount?
28: There’s another vital way you can help