Engage the Military in Your Midst
Cru Military created The E-Kit: Engage the Military in Your Midst, a free online video seminar, to enlist, educate, equip, encourage, and engage churches and individuals who desire to serve the military around them, sharing the hope of Jesus Christ. This DVD contains the seminar videos for those who cannot download and utilize the videos via the internet.
The series is composed of eight videos. Throughout the 90-minute seminar are “Take Five” breaks with questions to discuss in your group. The videos are hosted by Maj Jeff Struecker, Chaplain US Army (Ret), Pastor, Author and Warrior portrayed in the movie “Black Hawk Down” and by LTC Jeff Presnal, US Army Reserve (Ret), President of Armor of God Military Ministry. The stories and perspectives of a number of active duty, veterans, wives of veterans, wounded warriors and parents provide real context to the issues facing our military today.
This seminar will encourage you to START where you are, USE what you have, and DO what you can to serve the military in your midst.
The seminar is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
The Facilitator’s Guide and Participant’s Notes are on the disk as printable PDF files. Access the files on your computer by using Windows Explorer (PC’s) or Finder (Mac’s). If the movie “auto-plays” when you put the dick in, you will need to close the movie first.
More resources for the seminar are available at crumilitary.org/e-kit/.
Feedback on the E-Kit Seminar
“I like the way it walks you through how you, as an ordinary person, can minister to a military family. Well done.” —Ellis Goldstein, Cru Staff
“I wish every church could see this!” —Military Chaplain (working to connect churches with the military around them)
“Amazed at all the great info and resources…Thank you so much! Our son is currently deployed to Afghanistan and we’re preparing for whenever he comes home.” —Parents of military service member
“I was about to give up hope on starting a veterans group at my church and while driving to work I told God that it wasn’t for me. I’m not a leader in my church and I have no training, I’m a warrior. Besides I don’t know how to start a veterans group. When I arrived at work I googled ‘how to start a Christian Veterans group’ and it opened the CRU web page. I know luck? I laughed and said how much will this cost for the E-Kit, Free? Well that shook me to the core. The Holy Spirit talked directly to my soul for sure.” —Veteran (After finding the e-kit online)