Monthly Archives: October 2010

Want to reach the Unreached? Come on the Destino Me

Want to reach the Unreached? Come on the Destino Mediterranean Summer Project this summer! Not only will you get the chance to share the gospel with people who have never heard before, but you’ll see God do things in your ...

Six Top Threats To Your Destino Movement

Here are 6 of the top things that will threaten the life of your Destino movement. If you don’t begin to deal with them early on they will destroy your ability to be a spiritual movement of Latinos on campus ...

There are two ways to grow in your faith. 1) Learn more about the person and plan of God. 2) Take ri

One of the best things you can do for your movement is to encourage them to take risks for God. It doesn’t matter what the risks are. It could be sharing your faith. It could be inviting a friend to ...

Share Early, Share Often.

Helping your movement be sharing their faith consistently is one of the best things you can do to make sure you are a movement and not just a gathering of Christians. We’ve started a saying in our movement that sums ...

Latinos Are Relational

Familia is a high value within Latino culture. Students love to hang out and spend time with their friends. When it comes to being  a spiritual movement, this has great benefits. Typically Campus Crusade movements are composed of Anglo students who ...

There is always a philosophy for lack of courage. – Albert Camus

Sharing your faith and getting the movement to share their faith is one of the hardest things you will do. Why? People have all kinds of excuses: “I don’t have time.” “They don’t want to hear.” “I don’t like tracts.” ...

Video: History of Destino

History of Destino Ever wondered how Destino got started? Check out this video from the early days of Destino. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHQp7dVslCA How could you use this video on your campus to motivate students to be a part of the movement? What aspects of the founding ...

Outreach Idea: Prayer, Care, Share

Evangelism is one of the main values for our Destino movement. We’re always looking for ways to share our faith with students on campus. Prayer, Care, Share is an outreach that we are doing this month. Here’s how it works: Choose ...

Galilean Journey – God’s Desire to Use Doubly Rejected People

Galilean Journey by Virgilio Elizondo is a fantastic book relating the story of Jesus with the story of Mexican-Americans in the United States. Virgilio is a Hispanic priest from San Antonio who has written numerous good books on ministry to ...

Did you know that African Americans make up ~12% of the U.S. population, but less than 1% of the Ame

Twitter / @Tiffany Robbins: Did you know that African … I see a similar situation in the Latino community. They are a great resource ready to be used by God around the world in unique ways and yet we are doing ...

Socially, we’ve become much more integrated in schools, the military and businesses. But in th

Baylor News - Congregations Struggle to Get — and Keep — Racially Diverse Members Baylor University researchers recently completed a study that shows that for 9 out of 10 places of worship, at least 80% of the congregation is the same ...

Scared of Sharing Your Faith? One of the most important thing

Scared of Sharing Your Faith? One of the most important things you can do in starting or growing a Destino movement is to be consistently sharing the gospel. Many times though the greatest barrier to evangelism is simply fear. This video ...

Fox News Latino

Link: Fox News Latino Fox News has a site dedicated to Latinos. What is your church or ministry doing? (They seem to have nailed it: culturally relevant articles to the Hispanic community IN ENGLISH)

A Misunderstanding of “Ethne”

Jesus tells us to make disciples of all ethne. The power of ethne (people group) imagery to focus people’s strategic thinking began to be used to re-define all kinds of strata of society as a “people group.” So young people, ...

MTV3 (MTV Latino)

Link: MTV3 (MTV Latino) MTV has a strategy focused on Latinos. What about your church or ministry?

“Got Milk?” Gets Latino Culture…

“Got Milk?” Gets Latino Culture… La llorona is a well-known character for Latinos. How could you contextualize your message for Hispanic culture?

Why Can’t We All Be Together?

Why Can’t We All Be Together? So many times I hear the question, “Why can’t we all be together? Why do we have to have separate ministries (like Crusade and Destino)?” I think this is a great question and one we ...

Latino in America: CNN Special

In 2009 CNN came out with a great special called, “Latino in America”. If you are interested in learning more about Hispanic culture and what it is like to live in America as a Latino, this is a great documentary. ...

Advertising on Campus in Spanglish

"Many second generation Hispanics constantly navigate between two worlds and two languages: the English in which they learn at school and socialise, and the Spanish they speak at home with their parents." BBC News - Life in Spanglish for California’s young ...

Creative Way to Connect New People at Venues

Don’t forget: Registration for Fall Retreat begins tonight at 180! If this is your first retreat, $35. For the rest of us, $55. Awesome! - OU Campus Crusade Many times we struggle in our Destino movement with how to involve new ...