WMI Global

Worshipworks Ministries International in Austin, Texas is the ministry founded by Joe and Becky Cruse, formerly with The Cruse Family, one of America’s first families of Contemporary Worship Music.



Compassion Church

A spirit filled church located in the Southwest Austin/Dripping Springs area.


Cruse Institute for the Arts

A three year Worship School for Worship Leaders and Musicians. Now Enrolling

Institute For The Arts      Compassion Church

Latest News


Happy New Year from Worshipworks and Cruse Institute
Hello friends, What a great start to 2014 for Worshipworks Ministries! We have officially launched CRUSE INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS ONLINE! (www.cruseinstitute.org) There are some great young students that have enrolled from here in the US as well as Brazil and Thailand. And the good news is, we have extended this semester’s deadline until Friday [...]

Christmas Greetings from Joe and Becky Cruse
Hello dear friends– Greetings in the powerful Name of Jesus! We are home this month finishing up the online classes for Cruse Institute for the Arts (cruseinstitute.org) launch, January 13th 2014, recording a new instrumental project (Essence Vol 2) and taking a few weeks to rest and prepare for next year. Thank you to so [...]

Now is the Time
Hello dear friends and partners, Wanted to take a moment and remind you of a scripture that means so much to us— “But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now—when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth. The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way”. Luke 4:23 [...]

Cruse News Sept 2013
  Hello all! What a busy but blessed summer it’s been! We have crisscrossed these United States since returning from Africa and have seen the Lord do “abundantly above all we could dare ask or think! Here’s a few exciting things that have been going on since last time— In August, we celebrated our parents, [...]

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord
      HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! Even though we are in Southern Africa at this writing, we had the chance to see a few of your pictures from your 4th of July celebrations and though we were sad to miss out, it was great to see people coming together to honor our great nation. We [...]

Cruse News June 2013
Hey friends, How are you today? It’s been a few weeks since you last heard from us—we are now home from the 10 week mission trip that took us to Brazil, Burundi, Zambia and South Africa. Numbers are hard to collect in meetings like these but conservatively speaking we ministered to well over 150,000 people [...]

Worshipworks News from East Africa
Hello Friends—Greetings in the wonderful and all powerful Name of Jesus! We are writing to you today from a small but growing country in East Africa called Burundi. We are in the capital city, Bujumbura (about 800,000 pop) for a conference/revival with Living Church of Jesus Christ, with Pastors Edmond and Faith Kivuye. We met [...]

South Africa’s Greatest Resource
Hey friends, Greetings! We continue to write from the country of South Africa as we are in the middle of a two month missions’ trip and are totally convinced that South Africa’s greatest resources are the people! We’ve been coming to this nation for well over 17 years and have made wonderful friendships through the [...]

WMI News from Abroad
Hey dear friends and partners- Writing today from one of the most beautiful cities in the world–Cape Town South Africa! Everyone always asks if we have a favorite place that we’ve ministered so….I’m adding Cape Town to my list of favorites! It’s absolutely stunning! We’ve had a couple of days to recoup from the first [...]

Ask and I’ll Give the Nations to You
  Dear friends and partners- Twenty four hours and counting…Joe and I leave on one of the largest mission trips in the history of this ministry and the scripture that keeps leaping in our spirit is– Ask of Me, and I will give You The nations for Your inheritance, and the ends of the earth for Your possession. (Psa 2:8) Four countries, two continents, thousands of miles and [...]