Hello! I’m Julie, the owner of Working to Live Differently.
I’m a Christian and I love studying the Bible. I’m familiar with the sweet sayings in the Bible. I’m also aware of the scratch-your-head, the no-he-didn’t, and the that-leaves-more-questions-than-answers stuff contained in this fascinating book.
The Bible is about real women and men in desperate need of God’s grace. It’s about God revealing himself to, forging relationships with, and transforming dishonorable, messed-up, crazy, deceptive, morally-bankrupt people who may or may not want to be his friends … but find themselves involved in his story anyway. And it’s a practical guide, which gives insights and advice not only on big issues like eternal life but on day-to-day ones like debt and friendship.
At Working to Live Differently, I offer Bible study resources and Bible studies to help people discover and act on truths for real-life concerns. Resources and studies are designed to give you deeper and righter understanding on topics important to you, not items on an institutional agenda. They’re created to give you insights into making wise decisions, not (necessarily) culturally acceptable ones that make you look perfect in the eyes of your church-going friends.
I’m a layperson with a business degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Though I played things safe in the years soon after graduation, today my bias is toward saying “yes” and pursuing meaningful experiences. I’ve learned to trust God more as a result. In addition, I’ve gained a better perspective of God’s claim on my life when I’m taking actions that offer physical, mental, and emotional challenges.
So, along with Bible studies and similar resources, at Working to Live Differently, you’ll find stories of my experiences and how they have helped me understand and practice what God speaks to me. Join me in studying the Bible.