Connecting without Language Barrier

Cru shares this story: How I Connected With A Refugee When I Couldn’t Speak Her Language by Samantha Holland 27 April 2016 As I boarded a plane recently, I scanned the seats ahead and saw my future seatmate. A colorful scarf wrapped her head and shoulders, revealing only her beautiful face. She looked nearly my age and cradled a darling …

Pray for Erbil!

An urgent plea for prayer from Campus Crusade staff living in a nearby country: “Please pray for our staff and others in Erbil, Iraq as ISIS moves closer. There are so many things we could pray – protection, peace, the need for a Savior, the truth of the gospel to be clear, believers to be a light and help to those around them, …

Unreached Peoples in USA – 2014 – Part 2

“Of the estimated hundreds of unreached peoples, here is a small glimpse of the reality that few know… St. Louis is home to the largest number of Bosnians, with estimates ranging between 35,000-60,000. Detroit has the largest concentration of Arab Muslims (e.g., Yemeni, Iraqi, Lebanese, Palestinians) numbering in the tens-of-thousands. Outside of Israel, New York is home to the largest number of …

Unreached Peoples in USA – 2014 – Part 1

“Of the estimated hundreds of unreached peoples, here is a small glimpse of the reality that few know: El Cajon, California is home to “Little Bagdad,” with 60,000 Iraqis. Of the 30,000 Senegalese in New York, over half are Wolof Mourides. The Bay Area of California is home to “Little Kabul,” with tens-of-thousands of Afghans. Minneapolis, Seattle, and Columbus, Ohio …