I’D LIKE YOU MORE
IF YOU WERE
MORE LIKE ME

GETTING REAL ABOUT GETTING CLOSE

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The Book

Learn how to overcome obstacles and create the kind of deep, meaningful relationships we all crave—with your friends, kids, coworkers, spouse —even God. It’s easier than you think!

Curriculum

Create an intentional community within your church and help them build the connections they crave!

Small Group

This six-session small-group kit equips small groups to foster closer relationships with one another, with family, with friends, and with God.

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Author John Ortberg

About John Ortberg

John Ortberg is an author, speaker, and the senior pastor of Menlo Church in the San Francisco Bay Area, and his teaching centers around how faith in Christ can impact our everyday lives with God. John has written books on spiritual formation including, The Life You’ve Always Wanted, Who Is This Man?, The Me I Want to Be, Soul Keeping; and most recently, All the Places To Go.

Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, John graduated from Wheaton College and holds a Master of Divinity and a PhD in clinical psychology from Fuller Seminary. John is a member of the Board of Trustees at Fuller Seminary, serves on the board for the Dallas Willard Center for Spiritual Formation, and is a former board member of Christianity Today International.

John and his wife Nancy live in the Bay Area and have three grown children.