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Watchwoman: The church I attend, Doers of the Word’s pastor announced Sunday, July 24, 2011, his church will no longer continue to support Campus Crusade for Christ because of this name change to Cru.  Pastor Ernie Sanders believes that this is a form of being ashamed of the name of Jesus Christ to take His Name out of it and kowtowing to Islam.   [Mark 8:38]  Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.  ▬ Donna Calvin

The following is an excerpt from The New American – Full story at: http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/faith-and-morals/8300-after-60-years-campus-crusade-for-christ-to-change-name

After 60 Years, Campus Crusade for Christ to Change Name
WRITTEN BY DAVE BOHON   
THURSDAY, 21 JULY 2011 14:40
 

Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC), a mainstay of Christian outreach ministries at universities across the United States for the past 60 years, is changing its iconic name because “the word ‘crusade’ has negative associations with the bloody Christian conquests of the 11th to 13th centuries,” reported the New York Times. In a press release, the organization itself explained that it was changing its name to simply “Cru” in an effort to “overcome existing barriers and perceptions inherent in the original . . .

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