Power to Change Ministries

Power to Change Ministries is the Canadian ministry of Cru, an interdenominational evangelical organization that was founded in 1951 in the United States. Power to Change is one of the larger Christian ministries in Canada with approximately 600 employees.

Power to Change Ministries
Formation1967; 54 years ago
FounderJosh McDowell
Founded atVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
HeadquartersLangley, British Columbia, Canada
Rod Bergen
Don Van Meer
Approx. 600
Formerly called
Campus Crusade for Christ Canada

Power to Change is currently headquartered in Langley, British Columbia, and carries on a number of ministries including ministries for students in universities,[1] sports,[2] internet,[3] families,[4] leaders,[5][6] street drama,[7] church planting,[8] humanitarian aid, marginalized peoples,[9] women,[10] and prayer.[11]

Power to Change was adopted as the name of the Cru ministry in Australia in 2016.


Power to Change was founded in 1967 by Josh McDowell as Campus Crusade for Christ Canada. The initial organization was based around a student ministry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Athletes in Action was launched in Canada in 1974 and the Christian Embassy was started in Ottawa in 1985. FamilyLife hosted its first marriage conference in Canada in 1988.

In 2007, Campus Crusade for Christ Canada changed its name to Power to Change Ministries. Power to Change is currently led by Rod Bergen.[12]


  1. ^ "Power to Change - Students" . Power to Change - Students.
  2. ^ "AIA Canada Home" . Athletes in Action Canada.
  3. ^ Face, Issues I. "Issues I Face: Home" . Issues I Face.
  4. ^ "Home" . FamilyLife Canada.
  5. ^ "LeaderImpact" .
  6. ^ "Christian Embassy Canada" . Archived from the original on 10 January 2014.
  7. ^ "Home" .
  8. ^ "Jesus Film Strategy" .
  9. ^ "Home" . Connecting Streams.
  10. ^ "Women's Heart Engaging Network | Connect With Friends and Be Inspired" . Women's Heart Engaging Network.
  11. ^ "Breakthrough Prayer" .
  12. ^ President - Power to Change Ministries , Power to Change Ministries, retrieved 21 February 2017

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