How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird


“I want to love my neighbor, but I don’t know how.”

Most of us feel guilty about Christ’s command to love our neighbor, but let’s be honest – we don’t even know most of the people living around us.

How can we love people we don’t even know? Besides, doesn’t it count as “loving our neighbor” when we send money to missionaries and put out yard signs for our church? Are we supposed to just knock on our neighbors’ doors and tell them about Jesus?

“They’ll think I’m weird.”

How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird helps you overcome fears about getting to know your neighbors and sharing your faith. You’ll learn simple, practical ways to get to know your neighbors, using your God-given personality. As you venture out of the comfort of your living room and into the lives of your neighbors, you’ll form authentic friendships, create a safer community, and find fulfillment in obeying Christ’s #2 command.

How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird by Amy Lively helps women overcome their fears about sharing their faith. Ranked Amazon’s #1 Hot New Release in Evangelism upon its release, this book teaches simple, practical ways to get to know your neighbors using your God-given personality and spiritual gifts.

The decade is off to a rough start.

Updated Edition: “Pandemics, Protests, Politics & More”

So far, the 2020’s are marked by a deadly global pandemic, distressing racial tensions, divisive partisan politics, and white-knuckle economic uncertainty. When I’m stressed—and who isn’t these days?—loving my neighbor is a command I admit I want to ignore.
But just when we think we might get a little break, we realize this is exactly when we are needed most. This free download is a bonus chapter to How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird, updated with all new tips and tools to love your neighbor “in these uncertain times”.


She motivates you...


“Have you longed to reach out in your neighborhood but feel paralyzed by doubts and fears? Me too! Amy’s practical advice from her own experiences gives the equipping ‘how to’ as well as the inspirational ‘want to.’ She motivates you to push past the obstacles and live Jesus’ command to love our neighbors.”


—Amy Carroll, Proverbs 31 ministries speaker and author

Amy gets it...

“Amy gets it—we want to connect with our neighbors without being that neighbor (you know, the one who makes you want to screen their calls and dim the lights when you see them coming up the driveway). In How to Love Your neighbor Without Being Weird, Amy gives us the keys to really connect with those who live around us—not with an agenda, but with a heart toward real relationships. A must-read for anyone who believes that ‘Love thy neighbor’ really starts at your front door.”

—Kathi Lipp, author of Clutterfree 

...a fresh reminder of God’s desire...


“Practical and insightful, How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird is a fresh reminder of God’s desire for us to love our neighbors in the midst of our everyday lives. Amy shows us step-by-step how to conquer our fears, connect with our neighbors, and have fun too! Highly recommend!”


—Cindy Bultema, Executive Director of GEMS Girls’ Clubs and author of Red Hot Faith and Live Full, Walk Free

...the tips, tools, and techniques you need...

“What does ‘love your neighbor as yourself’ really mean? In this book, How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird, Amy Lively will give you the tips, tools, and techniques you need to love your neighbor in your own unique way. Whether you know the names of every person on your street, or couldn’t pick them out in a lineup, you will learn how to develop a relationship and, ultimately, share Jesus with them. Amy’s book is a practical and encouraging tool to use as you are trying to apply God’s commandments to your life.”

—Jennifer Rothschild, author and founder of Fresh Grounded Faith events

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Bulk Orders Now Available!

Discounted bulk orders of How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird are now available!

Perfect for Christian women’s Bible Study, women’s ministry, or small group, this new updated edition includes the Bonus Chapter: Pandemics, Protests, Politics & More. Each chapter includes personal discussion questions and neighborhood applications.

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Free Small Group Guides

The FREE 12-week Small Group Guide features bonus material and a weekly neighborhood challenge. Each week includes:

  • 3-5 minute video from author Amy Lively
  • Rich scriptural applications
  • Practical, adaptable tips to implement immediately in your neighborhood
  • Unlimited free downloads

Perfect for Bible studies, book clubs, small groups and personal study time!


Join these neighbors who are sharing the love!


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