We’re the us we’ve been waiting for Douglas LeBlanc November 26, 2012 Commentary Campus Crusade for Christ International is the name of our global mission. In the U.S., we are now known as Cru. There’s only one reason for our new name; we want to do a better job of connecting people to God’s love and forgiveness. It’s all about helping people experience the good news that Jesus offers. —From cru.org, July 2011 • • • On 20 November 2012, our name changed from USPG (United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel) to United Society, but we will be known as Us. Advertisement Why? USPG was derived from a name coined in 1701, and it had become clear this eighteenth-century name was not connecting with people in the twenty-first century. —From weareUs.org.uk, November 22 Clearly the 21st-century Church is in crisis. Too many syllables render innumerable adults incapable of understanding the plain-sense meaning of words. We are here to help. Crystal Cathedral Ministries Cry InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Fellows Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin! Joel Osteen Ministries Joe O Anglican Consultative Council Klatch Worldwide Anglican Communion Big Nave The Episcopal Church L’il Nave Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order Glue Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) and Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans (FoCA) Confer Standing Commission on Anglican and International Peace with Justice Concerns Pax Standing Commission on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations EcuRel Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism StampOutSin Lambeth Palace LamPal Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, Questioning, Intersex and Allies L&c Committees, Commissions, Agencies and Boards of the General Convention Uncle 2 Responses Richard Kew November 27, 2012 I discovered very quickly after moving to the UK that it is a crime to be old-fashioned here. The trouble is that by being new-fashioned like “Us” disconnects you from your history — a heritage which the politically correct might consider an embarrassment! Reply Charlie Clauss November 27, 2012 InterVarsity has always had the problem of people thinking we have something to do with sports. “Fellows” will set up a whole new set of issues! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.