We have several full-time staff members (below) as well as a number of interns who work with us to see every student on our campus have an opportunity to respond to the gospel. Want to get in contact with someone on staff? Fill out our contact form.
Matt and Leslie Sfura
Matt and Leslie have served with Cru at Northwestern, in Berlin and now in Central Illinois. They have 4 kids: Maddie, David, Joshua, and Samuel. Leslie enjoys reading biographies and homeschooling. Matt enjoys watchingmovies and has recently discovered he likes coffee!
T.J. and Emily Lemons
T.J. and Emily graduated from Western Illinois University and now work at both WIU and ISU with Cru. They live in Bloomington with their daughters, Charis and Eden.
Bryan and Jen Hepp
Jen graduated from Eureka College. Bryan from University of Missouri – Kansas City. On staff since 2004. Both came to Christ in college and love helping Christians grow during their college years and helping students to find Christ! 3 Kids, Olivia, William and Madelynn
Matt and Tayler Adachi
Matt graduated from Illinois State University. Tayler graduated from University of Illinois. They grew a heart for people on their campus in college and decided to served overseas in East Asia with Cru for two year before returning to ISU. They have a daughter named Analeigh.
Kevin graduated from Western Illinois University where he studied history and ran track & field. Kelsey studied elementary education at Illinois State University. Together they serve in multiple ministries through Cru across Central Illinois to reach many pockets of students on the college campus.
Ashley had no plans to do full-time ministry or even anything other than try to make friends and live the typical college lifestyle when she went off to Illinois State University; but after accepting Christ into her life as a freshman, she has been reaching students to share the same message that changed her life ever since. She graduated with a degree in English, interned with Cru for two years and recently joined as long-term staff. Her husband, Jake, recently graduated and is pursuing a career in web development.
Isaac was born and raised in Southern California and completed his bachelor’s degree in English at UC Berkeley. He found his way up to Central IL when he attended ISU for his master’s degree in Communication. After coming to know Jesus his senior year of college, he felt gradually led to serve in full-time ministry with Cru and joined our team in 2019. He loves getting to do life with students and having a front row seat to see Jesus transform people’s hearts. In his free time, he enjoys reading, movies, sports, working out, and playing strategy board games.