#BeUMC Theme: Resilient
Church leaders are invited to utilize this resource for spiritual formation and collective prayer with their congregations based on the #BeUMC monthly content themes. You can download the videos to use in your worship and classroom settings as well as on your social media channels.
Day 1: Isa. 40:28-29 (Finding Rest in God)
Julia Allen encourages us take time for rest and renewal when we are weary, knowing that God will give us new strength.
Day 2: 2 Cor. 4:8 (Finding Our Resilience)
Candi Cylar reminds us that we are a resilient people of God who draw strength from our faith and connection to God.
Day 3: Isa. 43:2 (Fear Not, for God is With You)
Jacqui King shares the good news that God is with us in all our trials and challenges always.
Day 4: Ps. 37:24 (Getting Up from Our Stumbles)
Paula Smith discusses the ways God prevents us from being bound by our mistakes and failures, instead giving us the resilience to rise up and try again.
Day 5: James 1:2-4 (Growing in Perseverance)
Chotania Simmons suggests that we see our struggles as opportunities to grow in our faith and take joy in the fact that we are never alone in our trials.
Day 6: Phil. 4:13 (Enduring all Things Through Christ)
Shari Ponder uses the timely event of March Madness to illustrate the type of endurance we can find through our relationship to Christ.
Day 7: Rom. 8:18 (Nothing Compares to God’s Glory)
Alicia Johnson reminds us that all the suffering we may endure in life is temporary and small when compared to the joy and hope we have in God.