Bronte Colbert was hired in October 2004 by a special search committee
to lead Unity Athens to its next level of growth and “unfoldment.”
She attended the Barbara King School of Ministry in
Before coming to Unity in Athens, Rev. Bronte served as a guest Sunday speaker at a number of Unity and New Thought churches including Christ Unity Church Chattanooga; Unity of Montgomery, AL; Spiritual Light Center, Franklin, NC; Unity Church of Savannah, GA; Unity Christ Church, Myrtle Beach, SC; Unity in the Seven Hills, Lynchburg, VA; Unity Christ Church of Bon Air, Richmond, VA; and Unity of Tuscaloosa, AL.
She has served as an instructor at the Barbara King School of Ministry, leading Master Teacher classes including "Whole Brain Education" and "Training the New Thought Teacher." She has also taught a variety of workshops and classes in prayer and meditation, Emilie Cady’s Lessons in Truth, numerous other New Thought texts, and in-depth workshops in prosperity and abundance techniques.
accomplished public speaker, she is a longtime member of Toastmasters
International (Advanced Toastmaster Silver level) and has participated
in and won speech and storytelling contests at local and state levels.
Bronte completed a Bachelor of Arts in English degree through the
An author of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, her first published story appeared in Unity’s WEE WISDOM magazine (no longer published). She says, “I can still see the little blue owl, their logo, perched on one corner of the envelope from WEE WISDOM. And I was so excited when I opened it and discovered their offer to buy and publish my first children’s story.”
While her fiction and poetry have appeared in many other publications over the years, in a way WEE WISDOM led her to Unity, and eventually, to
That Unity church, she says, “planted the seed” in her to become a minister, although she admits it took a few years for her to acknowledge the growing calling. “Becoming a minister is a huge decision,” she shared, “and not one to be taken lightly. It is life-changing and the process is ever-unfolding.”
Her vision for Unity in
“It’s really not about my vision,” she admits. “It is about our collective vision and energy. It’s about love. What has happened and will happen in our spiritual center in