Lance and Kelsey Crandall with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ)
Lance and Kelsey grew up miles apart and attended separate colleges (she at Missouri State, him at New Mexico State), but God used the ministry of Cru to captivate them both on their respective campuses. Separately, they responded to the call on their lives to vocational ministry, and began to pursue more full-time work with Cru after graduation. They were blessed to meet at a Cru Winter Conference shortly before they both were to leave to spend a year overseas with the ministry (she in Africa, he in Asia). During this time apart, they decided they would much rather minister together for the rest of their lives!
Since marrying in 2014, Lance and Kelsey have been on staff with Cru at Lance's alma mater in southern New Mexico. The past three years they've been discipling college students and equipping them with vision and training to reach their campus with the gospel. In this time, God also graciously added two children to their family-- a son (Luca) and a daughter (Evelyn, aka "Evy").
As of Fall 2018, the Crandalls are in the midst of raising some extra financial support and transitioning to Manhattan, Kansas to work with Cru at Kansas State University and various surrounding campuses! Lance is excited to continue meeting with curious students to discuss theology and Kelsey will be working primarily with international students. They're excited to see what God does in these next few years in Kansas, and remain committed to the mission of reaching every student with the good news of Christ.