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TimEhrhart

To be continued…St. Petersburg, Russia!

You may remember our teammate, Sacha Turek, from our time in St. Petersburg in 2009-2010. After returning from Russia, Sacha got married to Phil Opperman. Since then, they have been organizing teams to go to St. Pete every spring. Over the past five years, they have sensed a call...

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Epilepsy and Ecuador

15 Teams to 11 Countries on 4 Continents! To find out where we are sending people this year, check out our website: cruhighschool.com/go-global. Seven of our teams were on location this spring, comprising of 99 people! I have heard so many amazing stories of how the Lord worked, but...

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Congo is on fire!

Launching High School Ministry in Congo All of us are still marveling about the wonderful training we went through this week. Everyone speaks of it as “the marvelous things” that happened. We are all so grateful to God for you because of the sacrifices you went through to provide...

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Free Burgers!

                    Burger Bash!! The promise of free burgers drew in an estimated 50-some students last week at Avalon Middle School! Students in our movement stepped out in faith and invited their friends. Though many of those friends said “no”, almost...

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Guess what we did this summer…

                  Cru15 – Staff Conference From July 10-22, our family attended Cru’s biennial U.S. Staff Conference in Fort Collins, CO. This is always a significant time to meet with the Lord, to be equipped to be more effective in our ministry...

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It all began with one student’s question…

“Why should I believe Christianity over all the other religions I’m hearing about in History class this year?” Some middle school students who attend Cru have been learning about ancient civilizations and religions and it began to make them question the validity of their faith. Another student said, “My...

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114 People to 8 Nations!

Spring Missions Depart Soon! We are sending eight teams to the world this spring! Eighty-one students and thirty-four adults are trusting the Lord to do amazing things in Puerto Rico, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Ecuador, Slovakia, Taiwan and the Czech Republic in March and April! Please pray that God would...

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Fear Factor Cru Style!

Fear Factor Outreach As Halloween approached this year, our team of Cru volunteers at the local middle school sponsored a Fear Factor Outreach complete with food, fun, and games to make any middle-school student squirm and scream! Several kids who attend Cru handed out spider rings and posted signs...

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Off to Africa!

Africa Training Forum Pictured with Tim is Tariku Fufa, the director for Cru Student Ministry in all of Southern and Eastern Africa. For years, he has dreamed of training co-laborers from all over this great continent as they seek to start and accelerate spiritual movements among African youth. One...

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Miracle in the ER

14 Teams, 13 Countries, 4 Continents… This sounds like an ad for the “Amazing Race” TV show, but it represents the 195 people we sent to tell the teenagers of the world about Jesus in 2014. As a result, 13,959 students heard a clear presentation of the gospel with...

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