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Taking the Pledge


Day 1

  • INTRODUCTION: We are embarking on a great adventure as we seek to be more like Jesus. We want to Go, Do, Say and Give what God wants of us and we’re inviting you to pledge the same. Will you join us on this adventure? #ThePledge 
  • Anything and everything we do is an opportunity to follow God and His plans or to do our own thing. Which will you choose?
  • A great adventure awaits as we seek to be more like Jesus. Join us on the adventure #ThePledge
  • #ThinkAboutIt: How do you feel about doing what Jesus wants you to do, whatever that may be?
  • Have you taken #ThePledge?

Day 2

  • Facebook: 
    • Would you like to join us as we go, do, say and give whatever God asks? Take the pledge here. #ThePledge
  • Twitter: 
  • #AskYourself: How is God calling you to use your words?
  • #Pray that all you say will be filled with grace and truth.

Day 3

  • Facebook: 
    • This year, I will strive to: #Go where God calls, #Do what God asks, #Say what God wants and #Give what God desires. Will you? Take the Pledge
  • Twitter: 
    • Having trouble coming up with your New Year’s Resolution? Why not take #ThePledge – to surrender more fully to God’s call! 
    • This year, I will: #Go where God calls, #Do what God asks, #Say what God wants and #Give what God desires. Will you?
  • How does God call us to go, do, say and give? Let’s explore what this means together this month! #ThePledge #LifeOnAMission

Day 4

  • Facebook: 
    • God has already written your story. Tonight, ask Him to show you where the next chapter should take place! #GoIntoAllTheWorld
  • Twitter: 
    • Over the next four weeks, we will be challenging you to think about how God asks you to go, do, say and give. Ready for the adventure? RT if you’ve signed #ThePledge! #GoDoSayGive
    • God has already written your story. Tonight, ask Him to show you where the next chapter should take place! #Go
  • Graphic: “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” Mark 16:15

Day 5

  • Facebook:
    • “When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” Matthew 9:36 #HaveCompassion #CruSummerMission
  • Twitter:
    • Together, we’re seeking to go, do, say and give what God wants of us. Want to join us? Take #ThePledge here.
    • “When (Jesus) saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” Matthew 9:36
  • This week, we are exploring what it means to go wherever God wants. Where is he calling you to go?
  • Today, take a moment and ask Jesus to help you see people the way he sees them.

Day 6

  • Facebook:
  • Twitter: 
    • Graphic:  “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations.” Matthew 28:19
      • Text: "Jesus left us with these directions…to teach the people around us, nearby and far off, about the things he has taught us."
    • Today’s challenge: Think of people in your life who don’t know Jesus and his teachings well. Pray for opportunities to share the good news with them!
  • Where is God calling you to go to fulfill his Great Commission? #Go!

Day 7

  • Facebook:
    • Here’s a fun challenge just for you! Tag someone who has walked along with you on your spiritual journey in the comments below. Be sure to give thanks!
  • Twitter:
    • Here’s a fun challenge for you: Write a note of thanks to someone who has walked along with you on your spiritual journey.
  • Sometimes, God asks us to go, do, say or give something so that someone else can meet Him. Let’s be ready to listen for His call!
  • “But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.” Luke 2:10
  • Tonight, let’s reflect on the places we’ve been and how we got to where we are today. Let’s thank God for bringing us here!

Day 8

  • Facebook:
    • Looking for a place to #go serve God? Your local church, Cru, or other organizations may have opportunities to serve in your community or abroad! Check out opportunities with Cru.
  • Twitter:
    • Looking for a place to #go serve God? Your local church, Cru, or other organizations may have opportunities to serve in your community or abroad!
  • Are you graduating this year? Looking for a place to go serve the Lord? Check out http://www.cru.org/communities/campus/lifeonmission.html #LifeOnAMission
  • Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8
  • Tonight, ask God to help you hear Him clearly, and give you the courage to go anywhere He asks you to go.

Day 9

  • Facebook:
    • Here’s a prayer for today: “God, where are you asking me to go? Give me the faith to listen to your call!”
  • Twitter:
    • Pray: “God, where are you asking me to go? Give me the faith to listen to your call.”
  • Graphic: GO
    • Text: "Today’s challenge: Go share your story with someone who might need to hear it."
  • Graphic:  And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere.
    • Text: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere…” Acts 1:8
  • #OneThingWeKnow: Whatever God asks of us, even if it’s frightening, doing what he asks will change our lives and make us more like him.

Day 10

  • Facebook:
    • “Lord, I will GO where you want me to GO.” Have you taken #ThePledge
  • Twitter:
    • “Lord, I will GO where you want me to GO.” Have you taken #ThePledge?
  • Today’s challenge: Take a moment to stop and reflect on what it means to go where God wants you to go.
  • “I will wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.” Psalm 62:1-2
  • Tonight, rest in the truth that God has your back, and that wherever you go, He goes with you.

Day 11

  • Facebook:
    • “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10
  • Twitter:
    • Last week, we explored what it means to go where God wants us to go. This week, we’ll be exploring what it means to do what God asks us to do. Join us. #ThePledge
    • “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10
  • Graphic: Go where You want me to go.
    • Text: "Today, pray for courage to do whatever God asks you to do, whether it is big or small!"
  • Today’s challenge: Pray the Lord’s Prayer every day this week. Be sure to reflect on what it really means!

Day 12

  • Facebook:
    • Feeling down today? Know that God sees you. The fact that you are a living, breathing human, standing in his likeness makes his heart overflow with joy. #Loved
  • Twitter:
    • We are drawn to genuinely happy people. Why? They make us happier. The easiest way to spread the light of Jesus to your city is with joy. #ShareJoy #ShareJesus
    • Feeling down today? Know that God sees you. You make His heart overflow with joy! #Loved
  • Today’s challenge: As you go about your day, keep your phone in your pocket. Take time to smile at others and spread happiness right where you are.
  • “A cheerful heart brings a smile to your face; a sad heart makes it hard to get through the day.” Proverbs 15:13

Day 13

  • Facebook:
    • Today’s challenge: Think of one thing you wish someone would do for you. Go do that for someone else!
  • Twitter:
    • Today’s challenge: Think of one thing you wish someone would do for you. Go do that for someone else!
  • Graphic: DO
    • Text: "Take a moment to listen this morning: What is God asking you to do today?"
  • “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them…” Matthew 7:12 #GoldenRule
  • Tonight, pray that our world will be inspired to do as they wish others would do. #GoldenRule

Day 14

  • Facebook:
    • Are you someone who likes to plan out your future? Today, rest in the fact that God has a perfect plan, and will guide your every step.
  • Twitter:
    • Are you someone who likes to plan out your future? Today, rest in the fact that God has a perfect plan, and will guide your every step.
  • Graphic: “We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.” Proverbs 16:9
  • Today’s Challenge: Talk with God about plans for your future. Thank him for the story he has already written for you.
  • Tonight, pray for a friend who is figuring out future plans. Pray that God will guide what they do.

Day 15

  • Facebook:
    • “And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8
  • Twitter:
    • “And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8
  • Graphic: Do what You want me to do.
    • Text: "Today’s challenge: Who is helping those in need on your campus or in your community? How can you become a part of that?"
  • We can spend a lot of time wondering “What is God’s will for my life?” He has made some things pretty clear: be just, be merciful, be humble.
  • International Justice Mission has many active groups across the world. Visit their site to look for opportunities to serve.

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Day 18

  • Facebook:
    • It’s hard to keep exciting news to yourself, right? Today, pray for courage to share the exciting news of Jesus with those around you.
  • Twitter:
    • For the next 7 days we’ll exploring one important question: How does Jesus want us to use our words? #JoinUs
    • It’s hard to keep exciting news to yourself, right? Today, pray for courage to share the exciting news of Jesus with those around you.
  • Graphic: As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring the good news!" Romans 10:15
  • This year, we’re seeking to say what God wants us to say. Want to be a part of that, too? Find out here.

Day 19

  • Facebook:
    • “Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.” James 1:19
  • Twitter:
    • Before we can know what God wants us to say, we must listen to His voice. #LetsListen
    • “Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.” James 1:19
  • Today’s challenge: Demonstrate God’s love by listening well to others!
  • Tonight, pray for the ability to listen well to God and to those around you. #Listen

Day 20

  • Facebook:  
    • To speak like Jesus ... this is what we’re praying for this week! Join us
  • Twitter:
    • To speak like Jesus ... this is what we’re praying for this week! Join us
  • “Some people make cutting remarks, but the words of the wise bring healing.” Proverbs 12:18
  • Today’s challenge: Reflect on your words in the last day. Did you use your words to build others up?
  • Tonight, let’s pray that believers everywhere will act as voices of positivity in our world.

Day 21


Day 22

  • Facebook:
    • “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” Colossians 4:6
  • Twitter:
    • Today, ask God to help you speak in both an honest and loving way!
    • “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” Colossians 4:6
  • Graphic: SAY
    • Text: "#SpeakLikeJesus: Today, use your words to show truth and grace to those around you."
  • Looking to speak truth into your friends’ lives? Check out everystudent.com to find answers to tough questions!

Day 23

  • Facebook:
    • Remember: Our words are just words...but it’s the Holy Spirit that can use our words in extraordinary ways! #ComeHolySpirit
  • Twitter:
    • Today’s challenge: Look for an opportunity to tell someone you know about Jesus. Pray that God will guide your conversation!
  • Graphic: Say what You want me to say.
    • Text: "#Remember: You can speak the perfect words, but it’s not up to you to change someone’s heart. Thankfully, God certainly can! “My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.” – 1 Corinthians 2:4-5"
  • Tonight, spend a few minutes reflecting on this simple truth: our words are just words...but it’s the Holy Spirit that can use our words in extraordinary ways!

Day 24

  • Facebook:
    • “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11
  • Twitter:
    • Have you taken #ThePledge yet? We’re learning to go, do, say and give what God asks of us. Come along for the ride
    • “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11
  • Today, take some time to rest and reflect on how God is teaching you to use your words – to say just what He wants you to say.
  • Tonight, pray that God will continue to teach you to #SpeakLikeJesus.

Day 25

  • Facebook:
    • We love because God first loved us, and we give because God first gave to us.
  • Twitter:
    • This week, we’ll be learning what it means to give what God wants us to give. Join us on this adventure
    • We love because God first loved us, and we give because God first gave to us.
  • Today’s challenge: Spend some time thinking about the ways you use your money, time and talents. How can you be using these things for God?
  • “Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.” – Matthew 6:21

Day 26

  • Facebook:
    • “All the others gave what they’ll never miss; she gave extravagantly what she couldn’t afford—she gave her all.” Mark 12:41 #GiveYourAll
  • Twitter:
    • Today’s challenge: Practice giving today. Whether that means giving a generous tip, giving compassion, or giving your time...pray that these gifts will point people to our generous God!
  • Don’t be ashamed of having plenty. It means you have more to give away! Today, ask God to show you where you could be giving more! #Give
  • Giving – whether we have a little or a lot – is part of developing a generous heart: a heart of compassion that sees and responds to the needs of those around us.
  • Graphic: GIVE
    • Text: “All the others gave what they’ll never miss; she gave extravagantly what she couldn’t afford – she gave her all.” –Mark 12:41

Day 27

  • Facebook:
    • This week, we’re praying that we may have hearts that GIVE as Jesus would. Will you join us?
  • Twitter:
    • This week, we’re praying that we may have hearts that GIVE as Jesus would. Will you join us?
  • Today’s challenge: Take a few minutes to write down some of your worries. Then, give those worries up to God.
  • We all worry. But instead of worrying, let’s remind ourselves that God already knows our needs, and has a plan for each one of our lives.
  • “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Matthew 6:33
  • Graphic: Give what You want me to give.
    • Text: God we pray you will give us hearts to give what you are asking us to give! #LivingThePledge

Day 28

  • Facebook:
    • Tonight, pray for a heart that will give thanks even in tough times.#GiveThanks #ThankYouLord
  • Twitter:
    • Here’s one way to practice giving: Give thanks! Take some time today to thank God for His many blessings.
    • Tonight, pray for a heart that will give thanks even in tough times.#GiveThanks #ThankYouLord
  • Today’s challenge: Reach out to someone who has had an impact on your spiritual life in the past year. Thank them!
  • “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” Colossians 3:15

Day 29

  • Facebook:
    • Pray: “Lord, I give thanks for all that you’ve given to me. Please help me to give generously to others, whether it be time, talent or treasure.”
  • Twitter:
    • We want to cultivate generous, compassionate hearts. We want to be people who give what God wants us to give.
    • Pray: “Lord, I give thanks for all that you’ve given to me. Please help me to give generously to others.”
  • Today’s challenge: Make a list of things that you are thankful for. Is there anything on that list you could share with someone in greater need?
  • “Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to how the LORD your God has blessed you.” Deuteronomy 16:17

Day 30

  • Facebook:
    • “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Matthew 13:44
  • Twitter:
    • God says that whatever he asks us to give in this life will be returned with interest…and much more to come! (Mark 10:29-31) #Giving
    • “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Matthew 13:44
  • Today’s challenge: Is there something you are afraid to give to God? Pray for the courage to offer those things to Him.
  • Tonight, thank God for the amazing ways he rewards us when we give to Him and to those around us!

Day 31

  • Facebook:
    • “God will only give you what you would have asked for if you knew everything he knows.” - Tim Keller 
  • Twitter:
    • Today, we pray that God continues to teach us how we can give as He wants us to give!
    • Can you believe January is almost over? Tell us: what has God been teaching you this month? #ReplyTweet
  • Graphic: “God will only give you what you would have asked for if you knew everything he knows.” - Tim Keller
  • “One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.” Psalm 27:4

Day 32

  • Facebook:
    • And with that, January is over! Can you believe it? We pray each of you had a month full of blessings!
  • Twitter:
    • We have loved exploring how God calls us to go, do, say and give this past month. Let’s continue to listen to his perfect call!
  • Graphic: Go, Do, Say, Give
  • Lord, I want to #Go where you call, #Do what you ask, #Say what you want and #Give what you desire.
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