New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook

Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

Building Spiritual Muscle

A Six-Week Journey to Shape a More Powerful Faith

Sabrina N. Short, Chris Wilterdink • October 2016

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This six-session Bible Study and discipleship resource designed for youth will help work out their spiritual muscles and build their faith. Included in this resource are scripts for training and coaching the adult group leaders, as well as links to video clips of key speakers from the Youth 2015 event. The brief video clips will guide discussion for groups, with individuals setting their own learning and spiritual growth goals.This resource with help strengthen its users' faith and develop leaders.

Sabrina N. Short is a ministry consultant specializing in community engagement and served as communication co-chair on the Youth 2015 design team. She has been recognized for her work with youth in the areas of social justice and youth-led community organizing. A former faith-based community organizer, she serves United Methodist institutions advocating youth leadership in ministry and mission. Sabrina has more than fifteen years’ experience in the nonprofit field and has partnered with numerous organizations to empower disenfranchised communities. She is the wife of a United Methodist pastor and is the mother of one son.

Director of Young People’s Ministries Development. With a BA in English Education, and an MS in Project Management, and over a 15 years of local-church youth ministry experience Chris is passionate about leadership and faith development in young people and helping ministry leaders understand their value in the lives of young people. A Stephen Minister, Chris is a native of Colorado living in Franklin, TN with his wife Emily, 2 children, and sausage-shaped beagle.

ISBN: 978-0-88177-862-5

Kindle ISBN: 978-0-88177-863-2

EPub ISBN: 978-0-88177-864-9

Imprint: Discipleship Resources

Pub Date: October 2016

Trim Size: 8.5 in (w) x 11 in (h) x 0.211 in (d)

Page Count: 102

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Education / Children & Youth

BISAC1: REL091000

BISAC2: REL109030

BISAC3: REL012070