We all live somewhere. And we all want our neighborhoods to flourish. Many of us hope (and even pray) for our neighborhoods' well-being. But how do we actually pursue that?
This field guide answers this question by walking you through a simple, powerful process for blessing your own neighborhood. Tony Cook and Don Everts offer six sessions for discovering the gifts of your community, imagining the possibilities, and pursuing the common good. Exercises and assessments provide practical tools for bringing your hopes into concrete reality. Join with others so that together you can increase the well-being of your local neighborhood.
Introduction: You and Your Neighborhood
1. Focus on Possibilities
2. Share Individual Gifts
3. Value Neighborhood Uniqueness
4. Long for Neighborhood Well-Being
5. Imagine Possibilities Collaboratively
6. Create and Work a Plan
Conclusion: Pursue the Common Good