Category Archives: Union with Christ

An Easy Way to Journal and Interact with Jesus

Last month our Joy Starts Here/Atlanta conference gave us many practical tips.  The following was one of my favorites, taken from the book Joyful Journey: Listening to Immanuel. If you want to check out the book, click on the title. … Continue reading

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Experiencing Immanuel

For the last few years I’ve been learning how to practice the Presence of Jesus and also I’ve been teaching others this wonderful way to pray and live. In my small groups we do Immanuel Prayer at each meeting, asking … Continue reading

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I Am With You Either Way

What do you do when you get worried?  What do you do when you get bad news—or anticipate sad news? We who know the Lord Jesus know the answer to those questions: we turn to Him.  Sometimes we turn to … Continue reading

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Musings on the Son of God Movie

Maybe you don’t like movies, but seeing visuals about Biblical times stirs me. I like watching what it might have been like to see and touch Jesus, while at the same time remembering that what I have today is even … Continue reading

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God’s Love is Like the Wind (from the new devotional)

“And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is.” Ephesians 3:18 New Living Translation  “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that … Continue reading

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Boulders and Backpacks–from Living Lessons on Intimacy With Christ

Another excerpt from my upcoming devotional. I hope to have it ready in about two weeks. (Now published-here) “Bear one another’s burden and thus fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6: 2 “For each one shall bear his own load.” … Continue reading

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Prayer and Communion– from Living Lessons on Intimacy With Christ

“Pray without ceasing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 This verse in Thessalonians intrigued me for years. I had a picture of myself something like a monk who seldom got off of his knees, except to eat, sleep or take care of bodily … Continue reading

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