"And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.'"
Luke 14:23


We Are Dreaming of Filling God's House In Sanford, NC


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Meet Our Family


Ralph and Lisa entered the ministry with CRU in 2002 after graduating from the University of North Carolina. They had the privilege of beginning Student Venture, the high school ministry of CRU, in Jacksonville, Florida...

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Why Church Planting?


Church planting is a part of the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20), and the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:37-39). Just as Paul and others planted churches in ancient cities, Ralph plans to plant a church in Sanford, NC...

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Ralph is asking God for provision, prayer, and people. Planting a church is a huge undertaking, and your support is greatly appreciated. If you are interested in partnering with Ralph, click the button below to learn more.

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