Crossings Film Series: Francisco Herrera

At the 2018 Crossings Conference, Francisco Herrera has been able to have good, productive disagreements with people. He loves that although you may disagree significantly with someone, at the end of the day you can still understand and love one another because you both lean on the cross of Christ. Francisco believes that when the Holy Spirit is calling you …

Crossings Film Series: Chris Repp

What will you hear at Crossings that you won’t hear much of anywhere else? Chris Repp believes it’s that Crossings takes seriously our need for a God-sized solution to a God-sized problem. The Crossings approach does not ignore the bad news that “we are captive to sin and cannot free ourselves.” We don’t have to because we know without that …

Crossings Film Series: David Zahl

David Zahl is newer to the Crossings Community, but it didn’t take long for him to realize that he shares Crossings’ passion for bringing the Good News of the Gospel to people where they are. David believes that God meets people in their failures and brokenness through the suffering death of Jesus. He trusts there is nothing we can do …

Crossings Film Series: Steven Kuhl

Steven Kuhl uses the image of a prism when describing the Crossings method. He shares how he sees Crossings bringing the message of Christ and our lives together. In that intersection, we find confidence and can trust that we are not lost, but claimed by God through faith in Christ. You can read more about the Crossings  Method HERE. Follow us …

Crossings Film Series: Kathryn Kleinhans

    Dr. Kleinhans talks about how the Crossings conference focuses on taking the Gospel and “crossing” it into our daily lives. She shares her excitement about the synergy among voices and theological perspectives. For her, meeting people at the conference feels like discovering family you never knew you had. She finds it a re-energizing opportunity to hear the Gospel …

Crossings Film Series: Sherman Lee

  Sherman Lee is an adult convert to Christianity. He quickly became involved in youth ministry, but after three years, he was feeling some burnout. Sherman took a step back from youth ministry and started taking Crossings classes with Ed Shroeder. He describes those classes as his “confirmation experience.” Sherman strongly feels that seeing and living life through the Crossing …

Crossings Film Series: Candice Wassell

  Candice Wassell is a pastor at Faith Lutheran Church in O’Fallon, IL, just outside of St. Louis, MO. She loves to play golf and loves that it is the perfect embodiment of what the law is. In golf, we have to do everything perfectly to hit a good shot, just like this world and culture pushes us to believe …

Crossings Film Series: Ed Schroeder

  Ed Schroeder is one of the founders of the Crossings organization. He believes that a cross actually has three parts to it; the vertical part, horizontal part and the point where they intersect or cross. That is one of Crossings goals, crossing the world with the word of God. Ed likes to compare the Bible to a hospital chart. …

Crossings Film Series: Cathy Lessmann

  Cathy Lessmann became involved in Crossings 30 years ago after hearing Ed Schroeder speak about the cross. It has become a way of life for her and she interprets everything through the Crossings lens. Crossings helps and allows her to be honest with herself because she knows the solution already. When she became involved with Crossings, Cathy was dealing …