The 3-Color Christian: Exploring Lent in Technicolor

guest post by Rev. Beth Galbreath 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,…

Five Reasons to Worship with Youth

Is 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,…