Enter into a conversation of transformation between Dave Mead and Ramie and Vanessa Miller. They will share how they’ve experienced Immanuel entering into the neighborhood and workplace through authentic, joy-filled relationships. In these real stories, you’ll hear how elements of the Life Model came to life, were passed on, and transformed lives.

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Transforming Neighbors…and Beyond

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Lay Leaders

Ramie Miller is trained as a Manufacturing Engineer and Continuous Improvement Professional, and gets excited about fostering excellence in teams of people – both in the workplace and in the neighborhood. Raised in rural Western New York State, Ramie married native Texan Vanessa in 2004. Shortly thereafter the couple made their way to San Antonio.

Vanessa Miller has a knack for linking others within the neighborhood and is passionate about building multi-cultural and multi-generational communities. Grateful for the opportunity to stay-at-home, Vanessa uses her time to relationally connect and partner with those on the fringes. Their children David and Katie are currently in the 5th and 3rdgrade.

For the past eleven years, Vanessa and Ramie have slowly deepened their roots in Braun Station, a suburban neighborhood on San Antonio’s northwest side. In collaboration with Oak Hills, they help to lead a small community of believers in their neighborhood. In the last year, the group has been experimenting with the integration of Immanuel Prayer and the 19 relational brain skills into the life of their multigenerational community.

Dave Mead

CEO of WeAlign

Be assured that Dave Mead is glad to be with you! Dave has been on staff with the Navigators for 31 years working on college campuses, Military installations, overseas, and as a Vice President overseeing the Navigator Military ministries. Currently, he is on the national leadership team of Nav Neighbors. He also had a 31 year career in the Army (23 years in the Reserves). He would say that he began to engage the right side of his brain a year ago at Thrive…and everything has changed! Now Dave wants to joyfully spend his next 31 years living out the Life Model. He is CEO of WeAlign, a coaching firm committed to personal transformation by guiding people to their unique design within a culture focused on strengths and fueled by joy. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the United States Military Academy and a Masters of Strategic Studies Degree from the U.S. Army War College.