Helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning a new generation to Christ through building LEADERS who SERVE the CAMPUS, COMMUNITY and the WORLD!
Dirke does Executive Leadership Development for Cru. He helps oversee the personal/professional development of the 5,000 plus missionary staff for Cru who serve in the U.S.
Dirke’s ministry responsibilities include . . .
>> Serving on the Core Leadership Development team that works with all of Cru’s U.S. and Oceania (Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands) ministry leaders.
>> Overseeing the “Building Powerful Ministry Team” training in the U.S. that provides the team principles of leadership for all Campus Crusade for Christ International team training around the world.
>> Providing national leadership for the theological development for all Cru Missionary staff.
Teaching at the Institute of Biblical Studies and for Palm Beach Atlantic Christian University.
>> B.A. in Social Work – St. Cloud State Univ., MN
>> Certified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Trainer & Building Powerful Ministry Team Trainer.
>> Ordained minister – Evangelical Church Alliance, IL
>> Master of Divinity & Doctorate in Church Leadership – Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MNOur Vision
Building Spiritual Movements in every people group, everywhere, so that everyone knows someone who truly follows Jesus!
Lorna is on staff with Cru City with a ministry focus of evangelizing, equipping and engaging ethnic students in God’s Kingdom purposes. Cru City’s vision is: Kingdom citizens advancing the mission of Jesus for the well-being of the city. Lorna’s responsibilities include . . .
>> Proclaiming the Gospel and discipling ethnic students who will impact their city.
>> Helping Cru City nationally to have greater dialogue while engaging ethnic groups for ministry in cities across the country.
>> Creating and launching an Athletic Academy for urban-ethnic, athletically gifted and at-risk high school students. An Academy that provides a stable environment from negative influences that will help the student/athlete to:
1. Develop socially/spiritually in character and leadership skills.
2. Develop educationally to be acceptable for college.
3. Develop athletically to excel to the fullest potential in their sport.
>> B.A. in Recreation/Rehabilitation – San Diego State University
>> Bible Certificate Degree – Institute of Biblical Studies, CA
>> Graduate of Cru’s Senior Leadership Initiative – 2yr intense leadership development program.
>> Former National Associate Director of the Impact Movement’s College Ministry
>> Certified Track/Field Coach in both MN & FL