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 […]

The Poor Will Always Be With You

  Today I’m just going to punt.  Here’s a great article that you should read about the situation of the poor. Everyone who thinks of themselves as a Christian should read it, I think. As the author says, there is one verse from Scripture in particular that seems like it should govern our thinking about relating […]