Mar 28, 2016


Recommended Resource: Thirsty Devotional from Cru

Collegiate Collective recommends Cru’s Thirsty – a two-week devotional guide that provides students with an overview of fourteen core principles of the Christian life.

From Cru’s publisher:

If you’ve ever shared the Holy Spirit booklet “Satisfied?” then you know why we created Thirsty.

There are at least a half-dozen concepts (abiding, lordship, confession, reliance, empowerment, etc.) that are introduced but not developed or fully explained within the booklet. From Confession to Lordship, the Spirit Filled Life is a matrix of many spiritual principles all of which cannot be, nor were designed to be, addressed in a single booklet or presentation.

Thirsty is a two-week devotional that expands and develops on all the concepts of the Spirit Filled Life, devoting a day’s lesson and reflection to each principle. The 14 daily devotions are divided into three sections:

Section One: Person of the Spirit, Indwelling of the Spirit, Eternal Security, Empowerment of the Spirit.

Section Two: Walking in the Spirit, Abiding in the Spirit, Being Led by the Spirit, Worship in the Spirit, Expectancy and Humility.

Section Three: Power to Witness, Power for Holiness, Power to Serve, The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Why we recommend it:

  • It is a brief, but reliable primer on principles that are key to walking with Christ for a lifetime. It’s a great tool for new believers.
  • It is designed with students in mind. Cru knows how students think and has created a resource that communicates with the right audience in mind.
  • The booklet is visually appealing and full of engaging illustrations that engage the heart and mind on multiple levels.
  • There is a clear emphasis on the Great Commission. Students will be compelled to pass what they are learning on to others.
  • Finally… IT’S FREE

You could use this with students as they prepare for a mission project or as part of their summer curriculum. Also, finding ways to process what they learn in a group setting will help the principle stick in more significant ways.

Download the Thirsty booklet as a PDF

Once again, we’re thankful for Cru and how God is using them to elevate and advance the Gospel on campus!

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Collegiate Collective

Collegiate Collective is working to elevate and advance the gospel on all college campuses globally by equipping, resourcing, and networking the leaders who are engaged in or interested in reaching students. It is a one-stop-shop for all things related to college ministry.