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 […]

Children’s resource

“These books are amazingly full of practical tools! I would highly recommend these books to military families who are dealing with Combat Trauma.” This series of books was written by […]

The Joys and Challenges of Military Children

By: Hope N. Griffin I find myself thinking of what it has meant to my small children to be military kids. My soldier is now retired and as I reflect […]

Double deployments, double challenges

You helped a military couple overcome . . . Their marriage was a battlefield. Now Spencer and Margaret* volunteer with the Military Ministry of Cru® to help other couples. Marriage […]

Building Strong Military Families

An All-Too-Familiar Cycle Military life today revolves around an all-too-familiar cycle of deployment; the preparation for deployment phase, the during deployment phase, and the reintegration phase (returning home). With the intense reality of this […]

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