Set Your Goal

You want to be effective in digital ministry. Set SMART goals. (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely).

Know Your Audience

How to create a persona, based on research, educated assumptions, and real experiences. to help you in digital ministry.

Social Media Basics

Best practices and key tips as you get started in the world of social media for ministry.

Create a Journey

A content journey is taking your user through a digital journey, step-by-step, going from one call to action (CTA) to another.

Intro to Analytics

Analytics can help you see where God is at work in people’s lives online, and evaluate the effectiveness of your digital efforts.

Put It All Together

Final instructions for a new digital strategist.

Marketing to Expand Your Reach

This section provides training and resources to help you grow in your marketing capabilities.


Find playbooks for using and leading with analytics, webinars, and step-by-step guides for using our Cru analytics tools.

Social Media Management

Find training and how-tos for managing your social media channels as well as running social media campaigns.

Email Campaign Management

Find helpful resources to help you get started with Adobe Campaign and to run your first email campaign.

Content Management Systems

Cru supports two content management systems that can host your website: Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and WordPress.

Learning Management Systems

Find helpful resources to help you get started with the right Learning Management System (LMS) to fit your training needs.


Worksheets and diagrams to help you plan your strategy


What does THAT mean? Find the answer here!

Measuring Fruitfulness

How we define and measure fruitfulness in the digital ministry context

Cru Digital Ecosystem

Directory of the supported apps and sites we use for ministry


Page Versioning

When you use the page versioning feature, you are creating a "snapshot" of a page. With page versioning, you can do the following:

  • Create a version of a page
  • Compare the previous and current version showing the differences between text and images (in highlights)
  • Restore a page to an older version to revert the changes you made on a page

Creating a New Version

In order to create a new version, you'll need to use the Timeline rail, and the Create option (when a page is selected)



  1. Navigate to show the page you want to create a version of.
  2. Select the page and Open the Timeline column.
  3. Click on the arrowhead by the comment field to reveal all of the options available.
  4. Select Save as Version. Enter a Label and Comment if necessary.


    5. Click on the arrowhead by the comment field to reveal all of the options available.

    6. Select Save as Version. Enter a Label and Comment if necessary.

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