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“November is Summer Project month” – Jim Sautner, Destino National Director Govember is a month-long focus on sending on Summer Missions and into full time ministry. We tried this for the first time last fall and it was such a success, we’re doing it again this year. We got the idea from talking to University of Wisconsin Cru (and I know many others do it) and we’ve adapted it for our campus. “If you create the momentum for Summer Project … Read More
From an early age, John Nehme knew that the Lord was leading him to serve people on the margins of society. Growing up, his mother instilled in him that to love Jesus meant caring for those in need as she regularly took him to serve in local community centers. When he went to college at Vanderbilt, John became a leader in Cru. It was during these crucial years that he grew in his relationship with Jesus and learned how to … Read More
Senior Day is an important day in any campus movement. It is the day we honor the faithful service of the seniors as they finish their undergraduate careers, it is the day that we model what kind of student we hope to develop as they are involved with Cru, and it is the day to celebrate endings and new beginnings. At our senior day at Stanford (really it was a ceremonious weekly meeting) I would give the same 5-minute speech … Read More
I believe passion is important. Important in a life-giving way. Important in that, without it, whatever endeavor you pursue may not succeed. If you are exploring how to pursue your purpose, passion is an vital ingredient. But I want to make the case that passion alone is not enough. Read More
Why am I here? What am I supposed to do with my life? What is my calling? Why did God create me? These are all questions that are essentially trying to discover one thing: purpose. There are huge benefits to discovering and ultimately living out your purpose. Some of them are: You are more focused You feel more fulfilled You reduce distractions You can attract people who share that purpose Most people understand the importance of discovering their purpose; there … Read More
Do you have a vision you want to live by and is it aligned with your faith? As you build your life — your career, friends, family — do you have a foundation that will support that vision? A firm foundation started today will shape how you live for many years to come. And while you cannot control all details of your future, you can make decisions in the present that set you up for success. Conversely, building a foundation that’s shaky or … Read More
How Harvard graduate Kathleen Hudson had her priorities turned upside down.
Mamelodi, South Africa had a need. Boston Cru tried to help. The results were incredible.
An Auburn Cru student’s vocational vision.
This a Personal Development Plan for graduating seniors, adapted from the InTransition Groupzine. We often think of our lives in slices, parsing it into anywhere from six to a dozen categories. Because life is large, there’s wisdom in analyzing it in smaller cross sections. While labels may differ, we generally stratify life into the following layers: spiritual, physical, mental, relational, financial, professional, ministry, and personal. The attached plan will help you work through goals in each of these categories. Download PDF.