Melody Copenny, editor-in-chief of Cru Storylines®, shares a New Year’s greeting and important update with readers.

Message From the Editor

words by

Melody Copenny

photos by

Guy Gerrard

video and editing by

Jonathan Duggins & Sara Winkler

The transcript below is provided for those who would like to read our editor’s message.


My name is Melody Copenny, and I’m the editor-in-chief of Cru Storylines®.

Welcome to 2023! A New Year is ahead of us with so many exciting adventures to come.

I’m honored to lead our team of storytellers as we trust God this year to discover and capture more stories of Him at work in the lives of His people in the U.S. and around the globe.

One exciting endeavor we’re stepping into is how you will receive our stories in your inbox after January 2023.

This month is the last month we will send a Cru Storylines-specific email to you with our new content.

We’re moving to a new vehicle: the email newsletter!

Please subscribe to this newsletter today. [Go to the "Subscribe" button below.] This email will be your primary way of receiving Cru Storylines content, including our feature stories, video stories, and Christian growth articles in this New Year and moving forward.

We’re excited to offer you not only our incredible stories through this newsletter that’s delivered three times a month, but also give you more encouraging content that will inspire you as you journey with God and with others.

Blessings to you and Happy New Year!


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