The ministry of Cru in cities

Many people across the US have a heart for so-called “inner city” ministry. The density of cities brings special needs and opportunities for ministry. Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ, Int’l) has been reaching out to people in the hearts of America’s cities for several years as “Cru Inner City”, formerly known as “Here’s Life […]

Was Jesus Rich?

This is a piece I recently wrote for our country’s internet ministry,  Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Luke 9:58 Looking back in history, there is no figure as important as Jesus of Nazareth. HG Wells, the great English […]

Our Lord, the refugee

“Out of Egypt I called my son.” (Matthew 2:13-15)    Read the news — there is a crisis in Europe. Since Croatia officially accepted its very first refugees from Syria three days ago, over 9,000 have showed up there, trying to find a way into the European Union, seeking refuge from their own war torn […]

We Do Not Have To Be Right

In order to understand my world you need to meet my kids. I have a son, aged 6 years, and a daughter, aged 3. About once a day, I hear something from my son that I usually never believe. Sometimes he screams it at me, sometimes he says it while crying, and sometimes he is just slightly […]