We proclaim Jesus Christ as Savior and Redeemer of the world. Each week, we broadcast a new thirty-minute worship service featuring a Scripture reading and a powerful, relevant, and concise gospel message.
About our Speakers
Steve Kramer, senior pastor of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Afton, Minnesota, delivers most of our sermons. He joined Christian Crusaders in 2005. Steve’s mission is to tell as many people as he can about Jesus.
After graduating from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, he attended Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Steve and his wife, Julie, have two adult children and one grandson.
Lee Laaveg, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer, Iowa, joined the staff of Christian Crusaders in 2015 as associate speaker.
An alumni of Augustana College, Lee graduated from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. His passion is to help people discover grace through a relationship with Jesus Christ. Lee and his wife Denise have four children and four grandchildren.
100% Donation Supported
Christian Crusaders is a nonprofit that relies entirely on listener support. Generous donations from our listeners have kept our ministry alive for eighty years!
Staff and Board of Directors
Christian Crusaders is served by an eighteen-member Board of Directors who meet quarterly to set policy and make decisions based on the mission of the ministry. Each member also serves on at least one of eight standing committees: Broadcast, Budget, Investment, Personnel, Promotions, Nominations, Strategic Planning and Web Site.
A staff of two full-time employees, an Executive Director and a Technical Editor, and a part-time Development Director manage the daily and overall functions and responsibilities of the ministry. Volunteers help with mailings and other tasks as needed.