ORLANDO, Fla. (BP) -- Vonette Bright, cofounder of Campus Crusade for Christ and an internationally known leader in prayer and women's ministry, died Dec. 23 from complications related to acute leukemia. She was 89.
Bright and her husband Bill, who died in 2003, launched Campus Crusade, now known in the U.S. as Cru, at UCLA in 1951. It has since grown into what news reports called the world's largest Christian ministry, with 25,000 staff members and 300,000 volunteers working in 173 countries. Read More