Remembering Black Hawk Down

October 3rd marked the 20th anniversary of the battle in Mogadishu, Somalia, which is chronicled in the best-selling book and movie, Black Hawk Down. U.S. Army Best Ranger Jeff Struecker survived the intense combat, returning last March to film a documentary. He had turned down many film offers, until this one, working with Cru staff member and video producer, Mary Beth Minnis. Continue reading “Remembering Black Hawk Down”

Redeeming Online Conversations

If you checked the top trends on for several days now, you’d see a LOT of activity on the internet about Manti Te’o and Lance Armstrong.  The conversations usually aren’t edifying; a lot of negative and trashy comments are circulating about Manti Te’o in particular.

I alerted 160+ Cru bloggers a few days ago that it’s a good time to use these trending topics to draw some people to a godly perspective.  I suggested they could post about lies and truth and the sin nature of man or something along those lines.  I’ve read some great posts from them and thought I’d share these blog posts with you Continue reading “Redeeming Online Conversations”