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I heard God say “Go…”
I heard God say “Go…”
February 22, 2021
Normally in December, Cru hosts 7 regional Winter Conferences for college students, and I have served as the Music Director for the Indianapolis conference for the last handful of years. Th...
“Christmas in prison generally stinks; Christmas during a pandemic in prison REALLY stinks…”
“Christmas in prison generally stinks; Christmas during a pandemic in prison REALLY stinks…”
January 28, 2021
Last month, I mentioned our outreach band Anthem City (shown below). This year, their Christmas ‘tour’ of correctional facilities took the form of a concert video, which was made available ...
Will you help us prepare for 2021?
Will you help us prepare for 2021?
December 1, 2020
Last year, our seasonal outreach band Anthem City performed to nearly 3000 people, most of whom were incarcerated in various correctional facilities throughout Indiana. 942 o...
The grace of dying during a pandemic
The grace of dying during a pandemic
November 4, 2020
At 2:00am on a Friday morning a few weeks ago, I was awakened by text notifications on my phone. It was my brother letting me know that our mother had been taken to the E.R. from the health...
The OTHER epidemic: Opioid addiction
The OTHER epidemic: Opioid addiction
September 23, 2020
For the last 10 years or so, I’ve worked in partnership with my friend Eric Maitlen, who runs Two/Eight, an Indianapolis-based ministry that uses music and video for ministry and outreach p...
“For me personally, I was in tears…”
“For me personally, I was in tears…”
August 25, 2020
I have been amazed at how Cru’s staff have been able to innovate and adapt when it comes to reaching students and equipping people for ministry in ways that accommodate social-distancin...

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