So, word comes today that Campus Crusade for Christ, long-time whipping boy in my books and on my blog (only after I was their whipping boy for a couple years in college), is changing their name to Cru.
The decision, Cru announces, “was saturated in prayer.”
The answer to those prayers seemingly was not: Cam, Chr, or any other three-letter combo.
Listen, I get it. I was reared in and worked at a church called “Colonial.” Seemed like a good idea at the time. Now I wonder if they should change the name to Post-Colonial Church of Edina (surely, the McLaren would approve!).
Ah, well, I somehow doubt that this is a sign of Cru’s backsliding into relativism.