. . . “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
– Matthew 28:18-20 (ESV)
Our Lord gave the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) to His followers before ascending to take His place at the right hand of God. He commanded us to take the gospel to every person and nation on the face of the earth… no small task! More than seven billion people are alive today. Of those, five billion are living outside the direct influence of believers who could share with them about Jesus.
EveryStudent.com is Cru’s most successful evangelistic website. It’s a safe place for anyone (not just students) to find answers to their questions about God. The site has grown since its beginning in 2000 to 45 languages. All language versions reached close to 60 million people in 2020. Many of these people live in countries closed to the gospel. Last year, 900,000 people indicated decisions for Christ through EveryStudent.com.
At the English version site, over 45% of new believers go into a follow-up process after accepting Christ. It’s unusual for almost half of new believers to enter into immediate discipleship. The following quotes are examples of lives changed by these email follow-up series:
“To many people, 2020 has been a year full of challenges. But let me shock you with my testimony. [I say], ‘The best year I’ve ever spent on earth’. This year witnessed the construction of the bridge that linked me and my Maker. Now I can boldly define my joy to be the reality of God’s word.” ~ Ahmed
“I want to send you a big thank you for the series on Skip the Stress. It has been extremely helpful. I feel very uplifted and very encouraged in my Christian journey.” ~ Shelly
The Great Commission
Through your faith, prayers, and financial investment, you make this possible. All of us at Cru can only do what we do because of your support of our ministry. God is doing unprecedented things in bringing people into His Kingdom. It’s an incredible time to be serving the Lord.
You can also be a part of digital ministry. To learn how to use EveryStudent.com for ministry, visit everystudent.info. Cru has eight apps that you could use for ministry through your phone. (EveryStudent.com is one of those apps.) Visit this link, bit.ly/CruApps, for descriptions and links for downloading. Many Christians touch the hearts of unreached people with the good news of new life in Christ through these apps.
We trust the Lord gives you great joy in knowing you’re helping make disciples of all nations, as Jesus commanded us.
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