This past Spring Break, college students descended on Florida beaches en mass. Christian students involved with Cru were ready to meet them! Over 5 different weeks, nearly 3000 Christ-following students took the initiative to learn about the gospel and then
My heart swelled as I lifted up the refrain, “I have decided to follow Jesus, no turning back, no turning back.” A long time ago that was my own conviction as I considered leaving the US to serve Jesus in
Ben and many other new staff are starting their training to join Cru staff as full time staff members. They will be in training from Sept 4 to 14 here in Orlando. Please be praying for the Lord to speak
We are so excited to share the fun news with you that our daughter Melissa is engaged to Ben Smith, a fellow UCF student whom she met at her church. Ben’s parents serve with the Pioneers ministry at their Orlando
Steve, Rochelle and Josh are visiting partners in SoCal this July. It’s great to be with our home church that sent us out all those many years ago. Lots of good times of connection with these friends. We are getting
We’re excited to tell you that our son Ben has decided to join Cru as a full time staff and ask to be sent back to Japan to help reach college students for Jesus! His one year STINT will end
It’s great to hear that our son Ben is doing well and making progress in the ministry among Japanese students. Here’s a recent update from him. Read Ben’s Letter.
Excited to say that Ben is about to depart for his year working with the Tokyo Campus Ministry of Cru in Japan! He will be living near and working with college students from Waseda University and ICU. He and another
Update: Ben has trusted God to finish raising his support by August 27th. God brought in 100% of his total goal! Praise God for his greatness and faithfulness and timely provision! Ben has been working hard and raised over $50,000 for his year
A wonderful lovely time was had by all the friends and family who celebrated Andy and Ryoko’s wedding with the Japanese family and the Clark family on June 23rd at Dana Point Park, CA. Thanks for your prayers!