#036: Denise J. Hughes and Community (Podcast)

#036: Denise J. Hughes and Community (Podcast)


I’m so excited to share Denise Hughes with you today.  She is a writer, teacher, blogger, speaker, mother and all-around outstanding woman!  In this time of craziness as we enjoy Christmas and then wrap up the year, I think her words of wisdom will be encouraging and inspiring for you.  Be sure to check out her blogs too…I put all the links down at the bottom of the show notes.  Enjoy!

Key Ideas: 

Part 1 – Interview highlights

  • How to get started writing
  • Ideas for finding connect in the midst of a dry spell
  • How conferences and the global church can heal relationships
  • The power of seasonal sabbath
  • Using time blocks to create focus
  • Making time for what energizes not depletes

Part 2 – Seasons, Community and Getting Energized

  • Seasons of Life
  • Building Community
  • Energy to get Energized

Website Links

Denise Hughes website

Deeper Waters Community

Deeper Waters Retreat, June 26-28, 2015

Team 365

Denise’s Recommended Reading

The Daily Bible – In Chronological Order

Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain

My Utmost for His Highest: Quality Paperback Edition, by Oswald Chambers

The Pursuit of God, by A. W. Tozer

In This House, We Will Giggle: Making Virtues, Love, and Laughter a Daily Part of Your Family Life, by Courtney DeFeo

Favorite Quote:  “If you cannot express yourself on any subject, struggle until you can.  If you do not, someone will be the poorer all the days of his life.” Oswald Chambers

Encouraging Word of the Week:  Psalm 133:1  “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”