Alive and Well Blog

“Hope for wholeness” – Jim

Jim shares his Immanuel Story powerfully in the video at the bottom of our home page (alivewell.org) and in a 2014 blog post. Now, three years later, he adds an update of how that Immanuel session, and other involvement with Immanuel-related classes before … Continue reading

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The Golf Ball – Jack

“He will give His angels charge over you, to guard you in all your ways.” (Ps 91:11) As I began my Immanuel Prayer session, I was reminded of an incident many years ago when I felt God’s hand of protection … Continue reading

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A source of help in panic and conflict – Trish

I have been in a very intense state which might be described as being in the fire of refinement! During this time, my colleague R. and I have been watching the Immanuel Lifestyle Class videos and doing the exercises. I … Continue reading

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Immanuel Prayer and Willow Creek’s REVEAL Study

I wrote this transcript for a short talk at Life Model Works’ Annual Gathering in April. I’m including it here without changes, as I think the content may be a helpful way to share how Immanuel Prayer – especially in … Continue reading

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“Muslim friend experiencing Jesus” – Miriam

Immanuel Lifestyle has been really good!  We’ll finish it up soon and start the facilitator training. So far it’s just been 3 of us Americans who have done the Immanuel Lifestyle training. We are in a non-American cultural context, and people here … Continue reading

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“Changing the way I discipline my children” – Lieza

I was praying with my boys at bedtime, asking them to think of a time that day when they felt happy. They told me, and when I asked them where they saw Jesus, he was next to them and smiling with … Continue reading

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Terrified no more – Kathryn

My entire life, I have been terrified of being tickled. It’s not just that almost every touch felt ticklish to me – it’s that I actually felt panic. Before I realized what I was doing, I would be hitting, kicking … Continue reading

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“God was here!” – Leren

Anyone who’s taken our classes knows a bit of Leren’s story. She freely shares the frustration and disappointment of not connecting with God, even after years of involvement in Immanuel Prayer. The story she tells in the Immanuel Lifestyle class … Continue reading

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