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Oct 2018

Oct 2018

Lenses How we view the world and others is through a lens . . . formed over time by many factors such as family, culture, experiences, privileges, information, beliefs, opportunities, etc. As our Innovation team creates tools for Cru’s campus ministry, we desire to view things through different lenses – generational, cultural, ethnic, etc. Nov […]

Sept 2018

Sept 2018

GEN Z Gospel My desire is that every generation would get to hear the gospel presented in a way they can understand, which means we have to speak their language. For months our Innovation Lab team (left) at Cru Indy has been researching the newest generation, Gen Z, kids born 1996-2015. We had an intensive […]

Aug 2018

Aug 2018

Gen Z is in the house! This month millions of college students head back to campus chasing a dream. For some the dream is well defined, for others it is just to survive what is expected of them in hopes of a better future. The first 30 days on campus often sets the tone for the […]

July 2018

July 2018

Bulgaria – from seed to fruit Farming is an act of faith. You work up the ground, you plant the seed, but if the rains don’t come, there will be no harvest or fruit. Jesus made many references to seeds, soil, and harvest. This month I got a sneak peak into spiritual fruit blossoming half […]

June 2018

June 2018

Navigating Grief   June 1-3 Gordon, Nebraska –  What a privilege it was to meet with bereaved hearts in this small community in northwest Nebraska! Friday night I spoke of the importance, and need, for mourning; how we need mourn well to live and love well again as we learn how to integrate our loss living […]

May 2018

May 2018

Comm Lab 2018 My grief counselor friend is writing a book and told me he will be speaking more once his book comes out. One problem, he gets very nervous. He flew from Washington state to attend the Comm Lab. “It is really stretching me. It’s hard but good! This is just what I need.” […]

April 2018

April 2018

The Cry of Brokenness Easter changes everything! God’s love goes beyond the unimaginable to invite us into relationship with him. Every time, it sickens me to read of or watch the cruelty done to Christ. Man’s hate, jealousy, envy, pride, and judgment all culminated that ‘Good’ Friday. Sobering that it was the religious leaders who […]

March 2018

March 2018

Navigating Grief Grief. It affects the old and the young, the rich and the poor, the educated and uneducated; it marches across social, racial, physical boundaries. If you have loved and attached, you will grieve when that person dies. Grief also occurs for many losses beyond death such as the loss of a relationship, a […]