Acting locally and globally, we are devoted to
Connecting, Equipping and Giving
We develop and share resources,
and offer our skills and experience to God
for the benefit of all.
We call this the Adventure of Availability. It's exciting to gather all the blessings, privileges, skills, and experience we've been given, spread them out on the altar of availability, and ask God to use them to bless others.
What is Alive and Well doing?
Since the summer of 2010, Margaret and her colleague Jessica Handy have had over 400 students from over 90 different churches attend training events based on the work of Dr. Karl Lehman, Dr. Jim Wilder and Ed Khouri.
Immanuel Prayer is a process to help people connect relationally, intimately, personally and securely with God in a prayer ministry session. This video introduces some key concepts:
Watch Margaret's complete 20-minute introduction here.
I Know Whom I Have Believed
Jessica Handy, our Chicago Area Director of Immanuel Prayer Training, is a graduate of Fuller Seminary and ordained pastor in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). In the video below, she offers a devotional on scripture related to Immanuel Prayer.
Immanuel Prayer Stories
At the end of each Immanuel training course, we ask the students to reflect on how their lives have been impacted. Here is Catherine's story:
Find more written and recorded stories here.