What is QuEST?

QuEST is an interview tool used to answer the question, “What are students thinking?”
This research-based outreach is sponsored by the Research & Development office of the U.S. Campus Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ.


QuEST is designed to foster dialogue with students about spiritual things, while gathering valuable insights that can help inform evangelism strategy on campus.


The primary objectives of QuEST are:

  1. The Local Objective: To increase evangelism effectiveness by --
    • Opening doors for spiritual conversations.
    • Providing staff with valuable information about students’ thoughts.
  2. The National Objective:
    To assist Research & Development by gathering useful information about student outreach and students’ thoughts. QuEST insights have been used in resource development and evangelism training.