Cru Military Advent

Being Thankful in ALL Situations

Our first Christmas without dad is fuzzy. He had left the desert of West Texas for the sandstorms of Iraq three weeks before. What I do remember is the sinking […]

We Grieve Alone

By: Missy Bearden G R I E F As a military spouse for 22+ years I became very familiar with grief. Learning how to grieve missed relationships once we PCS’ed […]

How To Pray For Your Spouse When They Are Deployed

When your spouse is deployed, it is normal to feel anxious and for them when they are away from home. One of the best ways to honor them is to […]

Spiritual Battlemind for Military Wives

“Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life” (Prov 4:23 NCV). The Army has a plan for training its soldiers to have self-confidence, courage and mental toughness […]

A Purpose Everywhere You Go

‘’For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.’’ – Ephesians 2:10 Have you ever felt completely […]

Fatherhood: For Everything There Is A Season

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 3 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: 2  a time to be born, and a time to die; a […]

Top Military Marriage Stressors

Spencer and Margaret have worked with many military couples as volunteers, besides being a military couple themselves. Here are the top three struggles they see:         Multiple deployments: “When you’re […]

Is this what marriage was supposed to be?

Marriage and Deployment “So they are no longer two, but one.  Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.” —Matthew 19:6 Our ministry verse has been “With my mouth […]

Art of Marriage Ops

The Art of Marriage Ops Marriage is the most important commitment that a man and woman can make. When the pressures of military service threaten the marriages of military couples, […]

“Super Glue” for the Military Home

He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. — Colossians 1:17 The story goes something like this: A military family has just arrived at their new […]

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