Shari was telling me about this podcast she enjoyed listening to – it was about a business woman who was encouraged to participate in a group with other business leaders whom she didn’t know. The purpose of the group was so that people could share their plans, ideas, concepts… and receive input, feedback, encouragement, and helpful insights.
The woman said she was surprised to have received such help and made a number of life-long friends from this group of people who would otherwise have never found their way together.
Shari said, “This is church. It’s what church does – bringing people together who wouldn’t normally be together. We open ourselves up to one another, we love and encourage and help one another, and build a number of surprising life-long friendships.”
She paused for a moment, then continued, “But not always. People aren’t always willing to… Read More