Cru Talks

Cru Talks

By Penn State Cru
Cru Talks is a collection of talks given at Penn State Cru's weekly meetings and retreats. To listen to them live, join us on Thursday nights in Freeman Auditorium (HUB Movie Theater) at 7pm. This podcast is also available on Apple, Google, and Spotify podcasts.
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Bonus: Discipleship Training
Listen as Roger Hershey leads a workshop on discipleship.
1:29:30
November 8, 2018
The Greatest Chapter Ever Written: Freedom in the Spirit
"Biblical freedom is being released from condemnation in order to be transformed by the Spirit into the person you were created and long to be." Listen as Josh Himes kicks off our series on Romans Chapter 8 by speaking about Freedom in the Spirit.
37:33
November 2, 2018
Discipleship
Are you looking for significance or a purpose in life? This week guest speaker Roger Hershey shares how discipleship transformed his life and ultimately became his career.
42:42
October 26, 2018
Ruth: A Look at Proverbs 31
Listen as Tom Sperlich walks us through Proverbs 31 and shows how this important chapter sheds a new light on the book of Ruth.
35:12
October 26, 2018
Genesis to Revelation
How do we know how to escape the rip current of life and avoid being lost at sea? Listen as Dylan from The Traveling Team walks us through escaping the pull of the world and paints a picture of God's vision for our lives.
36:47
October 22, 2018
Fall Retreat 2018: Engaging God's Kingdom Vision (Part 4)
"If you just try hard enough, you can do anything you set your mind to." While our culture thrives on self-sufficiency, scripture tells us we need help living the Christian life. In his final talk, Drew Jackson describes how the Holy Spirit can work inside of you to produce fruit for the kingdom of God.
38:06
October 10, 2018
Fall Retreat 2018: Engaging God's Kingdom Vision (Part 3)
"Jesus called his disciples first and foremost to be with him." In this talk, Drew Jackson lays out what it looks like to live out of the spirit's power and he invites us to accept that power in our lives today.
49:01
October 10, 2018
Fall Retreat 2018: Engaging God's Kingdom Vision (Part 2)
"Have you seen Jesus?" Have you been living under the reality that we serve a risen Lord? Listen as Drew Jackson outlines how the disciples reacted to the life changing news of Jesus' resurrection.
49:59
October 10, 2018
Fall Retreat 2018: Engaging God's Kingdom Vision (Part 1)
"What if the picture of the gospel that is so often painted is not the whole picture?" We tend to wonder if the good news is good enough based on the brokenness we experience. In Drew Jackson's first talk, he responds to these questions by starting at the beginning of God's story.
49:09
October 10, 2018
Brant's Testimony
We took a break this past week from our series on Ruth to listen to a student testimony. Brant Goings shared how our testimonies may not be the way we hoped, but they are still part of who God made us to be and they each paint part of the picture of God's character.
32:16
September 21, 2018
Ruth: Chapter 2
Tom Sperlich continues our series in Ruth by looking at God's provision for Naomi through Ruth's interactions with Boaz.
30:37
September 7, 2018
Ruth: Chapter 1
Hannah Verseput talks on Ruth 1 and about Ruth's incredible faithfulness to Naomi.
38:48
September 5, 2018
Series Introduction: Ruth
Tom Sperlich introduces our talk series for the fall 2018 semester and starts off with the historical context of Ruth.
26:54
August 24, 2018
Cru Introduction Fall 2018
Hannah Verseput introduces all of Penn State Cru's staff and talks about the staff's vision for our movement.
15:24
August 24, 2018
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