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.
Building Spiritual Muscle
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.
Chris Wilterdink is 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.