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The 3-Color Christian: Exploring Lent in Technicolor

What’s on your calendar for Lent this year?

Perhaps you’ve read books on spirituality that promote specific practices: Lectio divina. Centering prayer (meditation). Perhaps you’ve taken one of the great classes offered by BeADisciple on meditation through photography. Or yoga. Perhaps you’ve really connected with some of these practices, and others left you untouched.

Overwhelmed by Resources

There are literally thousands of books urging different spiritual practices from across the globe. Some of them even recognize that people’s personalities are different, and offer useful, if competing, systems of spiritual types. By the time I’d …

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Wesleyan Resources: Joel Green talks about Catalyst

This post is the second in a series of interviews with leading online Wesleyan and/or Methodist platforms. We at BeADisciple believe in the power of the Wesleyan movement to change lives – and we recognize the importance of online presence. In fact, our entire ministry is online! Over the past several years, a plethora of Wesleyan and Methodist resources have emerged in the online faith conversation. The goal of this post series is to explore a network of helpful voices as we seek Christ together in the tradition of the Wesleys.

This week, …

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Five Reasons to Worship with Youth

Worship-with-Youth-BlogIs worship a regular part of your weekly youth gathering? Most youth pastors would probably answer with a resounding “no” to this question. I would say this is especially true of many youth ministries within my own denomination, as United Methodists youth groups tend to be small on average. Unfortunately, the idea that we’re small, so we can’t do worship prevails among small to medium sized youth groups. This is mostly because we tend to think a band is needed or at least someone with musical talent to help lead us …

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Wesleyan Resources: Andrew Dragos talks about Seedbed

SeedbedWheatFlowersThis post is the first in a series of interviews with leading online Wesleyan and/or Methodist platforms. We at BeADisciple believe in the power of the Wesleyan movement to change lives – and we recognize the importance of online presence. In fact, our entire ministry is online! Over the past several years, a plethora of Wesleyan and Methodist resources have emerged in the online faith conversation. The goal of this post series is to explore a network of helpful voices as we seek Christ together in the tradition of the Wesleys.

This …

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Wesleyan Resources: The Power of Going Online

1024px-Wesley_statue_closeWe here at BeADisciple are thankful that you are a part of our learning community, and we hope your Advent and Christmas journey was a catalyst to a deeper walk with Christ this season. As we enter 2015, we hope to continue to provide you with the best in online learning from a Wesleyan perspective. As a part of this commitment, our blog team is launching a new series of posts which explore the wealth of Methodist and Wesleyan resources online. From grass-roots, to well-established platforms, we have interviewed leaders from …

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