Learn how to transform your organization through better (or fewer!) meetings, drawing on concepts from the book Read This Before Our Next Meeting.
Collection of Blog Posts - Small Groups, Bible Study, Community, and Transformation
Welcome to the Working to Live Differently blog on finding, becoming, and living in Christian community. My goal is to show how to encourage personal and community growth through a process that looks like this:
- share honestly with yourself, God, and other people
- connect with God and people
- build and become part of a group with a sense of belonging
- learn and grow through Bible study and Bible doing
- inspire others and be inspired
- share your experiences (successes and failures) to continue the process of connecting, belonging, and growing
Blog posts include how-to articles and reflections on leading small groups, developing friendships, building community, studying the Bible, and achieving personal and group goals. I also write on developing physical endurance, which I believe offers insights into spiritual endurance and perseverance while giving us a way to connect with people, God, and ourselves.
Michael Gates Gills’ book How Starbucks Saved My Life is a lesson on transformation. Discover how he learned to reconcile his past with the present.
You don’t have to be a fitness maniac to improve your fitness level. Try these simple yet effective ways to get better.
New, better habits can change your life. Learn how to adopt new habits into your daily routine.
The elements of a great story are the same as those that make a meaningful life — this concept is the premise of Donald Miller’s book “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years.”
Public speaking is scary for many people. Here are some practical tips with emphasis on avoiding common mistakes.