Cru Military Advent

Avoiding Friendly Fire

friend·ly fire /ˈfren(d)lē ˈfī(ə)r/ noun weapon fire coming from one’s own side, especially fire that causes accidental injury or death to one’s own forces There is nothing more heart-wrenching than […]

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 […]

Moving Forward and Hope With PTS

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.” Exodus 20:2 ESV You can create opportunities for new […]

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 […]

Feeling VS Fact

The fact is that God’s Word, the Bible, is our authority, not our feelings.  The Christian lives by faith in the trustworthiness of God and His Word. Take, for example, […]

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 […]

Answered Prayers in Latin America

Ministry staff in Honduras report that the first “Christian Cadet Encounter of Central America and the Caribbean 2019” was a success and the follow up is ongoing. One of our […]

Building Christian Leaders in Ukraine

“This wound was so deep it influenced his image of God.” The Military Ministry of Ukraine is all about the Win (…them to Christ), Build (…them up in their faith), […]

It’s a Tough Road in Basic!

Photo By: Lance Cpl. Khalil Ross. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visuals does not imply or constitute a DOD endorsement. “As iron sharpens iron, so one man […]

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