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July 09, 2021

The Friendship Initiative: A Conversation with Amberly Neese

Even before a worldwide pandemic, the number of people saying they were experiencing loneliness was on the rise.  People are finding it harder in this “connected” world to develop connections with others. Author, speaker, and humorist Amberly Neese talks with Deb about this longing for friendship and how Jesus set us an example on how we can build deep and lasting friendships with others. Listen for practical help in how to begin a friendship adventure!



Amberly Neese
Amberly Neese

Amberly Neese

Amberly Neese is a speaker, humorist, and encourager with a passion for “GRINspiring” others. As a featured speaker for the Aspire Women’s Events and the main host/comedienne for Marriage Date Night, two popular Christian events that tour nationally, she enjoys touching the hearts and minds and funny bones of people all over the country. With a master’s degree from Biola University, Neese serves as an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University and she is also the author of the women’s Bible studies, Common Ground and The Belonging Project, as well as the devotional, The Friendship Initiative. She and her husband, Scott, have two teenagers and live in Prescott, Arizona, where they enjoy the great outdoors, the Food Network, and all things Star Wars.

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