Amberly Neese
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Amberly Neese is a national speaker/teacher, humorist, and all-around encourager who has won the hearts—and funny bones—of people all over the country, and who loves sharing the joy of Christ. She is a featured Aspire speaker and the main host/female comedian for Marriage Date Night, two popular Christian events that tour nationally. She is the author of The Friendship Initiative (Spring 2021) devotional and two Bible studies, Common Ground (Spring 2021), and The Belonging Project. She and her husband have two children and live in Prescott, Arizona, where they enjoy the great outdoors, the Food Network, and all things Star Wars.

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Common Ground

The Belonging Project

9781791015916

The Friendship Initiative

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	Whether it is in politics, the professional world, a party, or a pew, we face conflict every day. As discussions get more heated and social media is deluged with opinion-spewing, hurt feelings, and broken relationships, we need hope and practical tools to navigate the tumultuous waters and live at peace with everyone.
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	Stories examined from the Old and New Testaments include:
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	Has the pursuit of the “perfect life” left you feeling depleted, disappointed, dissatisfied, and disconnected? Are you tired of being lonely and left out at work, home, church, and online? Are you hungry for true community, deeper connection with God, and friendships that are greater than just “likes” on social media? Are you ready for real connections with those around you?
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	In her trademark style, Amberly combines Bible study with delightful humor to create a refreshing and engaging experience that will encourage and equip women to pursue deeper relationships and true belonging.
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	Other components for the Bible study, available separately, include video sessions/DVD.
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	<img class="tt4-cke-img-align-left" src="/images/r/tbp_amplify_2/c315x207/tbp_amplify_2.jpg" />Access Abingdon Women and other Bible study video sessions, inspirational short videos, and children’s content available anywhere from any device from Amplify Media. Church or individual subscriptions for group leaders and members are available.
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	Start your two-week free trial at <a href="https://www.amplifymedia.com/pricing" target="_blank">AmplifyMedia.com</a>.  
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	<a href="https://my.amplifymedia.com/amplify/series/unitedmethodistpublishinghouse/35079-the-belonging-project" target="_blank">Click here</a><strong> to view available video sessions. </strong>
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	Amplify Media is a streaming service allowing churches large and small unlimited video access in order to discover, customize, and share diverse resources that encourage deeper discipleship and equip churches to pursue their mission with greater impact.
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	Bible Study Features:
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		A shorter, four-week study is ideal for in-between or busy times.
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		Inspires and encourages women to pursue deeper relationships and true belonging for a more fulfilled, purposeful life.
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