Relational Pathways to Connection

If God has felt distant or you have felt at a loss for how to experience regular interactions with Him, you are not alone.

In this event THRIVEtoday President, Chris Coursey, will put tools in your hands so you can take steps toward defeating the barriers that are keeping you from feeling close to God. Specifically, Chris will share different pathways for sensing Jesus’ nearness and hearing His voice. You will learn how to strengthen your own capacity and relational skills as you experience the beautiful truth that God is near you, sees you, and is always ready to interact with you.

Originally aired as a live event.

What's Included

  • 3 Teaching Sessions led by Chris Coursey

  • One exercise at the end of each session to help you implement what you are learning

  • Access to group chat

  • A packet of slides and notes to help you follow along

  • Bonus Session

Course Breakdown

  • Session 1

    The Struggle and The Invitation
    In this session Chris will discuss some of the common barriers we experience to feeling close to Jesus. We will explore God’s heart for connection through an Immanuel Lifestyle and a new perspective of what it looks like to be relationally close to Jesus.

  • Session 2

    Foundational Pathways to Connection
    In this session you will learn two foundational pathways that can move you toward experiencing greater closeness with God. No matter where you are in your journey with Him, these pathways can help you train your brain to be more aware of His presence and provide valuable steps to help you grow and develop the skill of interacting with Him.

  • Session 3

    Connection Through Immanuel Rest
    In this session you will explore How to find Jesus when you are stressed, overloaded, or just need some peace. Chris will lead you in how to find rest and grow closer to God in the process!

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Course Handout

    • PDF Download

  • 2

    Session 1: The Struggle and The Invitation

    • Introduction

    • Teaching

    • Practice

  • 3

    Session 2: Foundational Pathways to Connection

    • Introduction

    • Teaching

    • Practice

  • 4

    Session 3: Connection Through Immanuel Rest

    • Introduction

    • Teaching

    • Practice

  • 5

    Bonus Session

    • How to Help Others Defeat Their Barriers to Jesus

Course Permissions

Pricing for this version of the course is for individual use. As the nature of the material is to practice with others, you have permission to go through the content with 2 other people and share the PDF download with them. To enquire about pricing for groups of 4 or more, please contact us at [email protected].

Course Access

You will have access to the course for 1 year starting on the date you purchase.


Visit: and scroll down.
Still have questions? Email [email protected]

Skills for everyone!

As a nonprofit with a mission to spread relational skills to all people, we want to create accessibility to the skills. Our financial assistance program gives as much as 80% off select courses for those who need it.