What is Cru?

Cru is the United States ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, an international, interdenominational Christian organization. The mission of Cru is to help build spiritual movements everywhere so everyone knows someone who truly follows Jesus Christ. The ministry was founded in 1951 by Dr. Bill and Vonette Bright on the campus of UCLA and currently has movements on more than 1,100 college campuses. In addition, more than 30 different ministries operate under Cru, touching most aspects of society. Other ministries include The JESUS Film Project, FamilyLife, GAiN, Athletes in Action and Josh McDowell Ministry. Globally, Campus Crusade has more than 25,000 missionaries serving in 191 countries.