What if you could have the relationship with Jesus you always dreamed of?

  • When you asked a question you'd get an immediate answer?

  • Jesus would tell you what he loves about you and why he's proud of you?

  • It was so easy you could get started in two minutes a day?

You Can!

Questions for Jesus is a compelling new approach to intimacy with God, based on praying about your relationship instead of what you are doing. It uses simple, relational questions that touch both his heart and your deepest desires:
  • "Jesus, why did you pick me to be on your team?"
  • "What's the first thing you'll say to me when I get to heaven?"
  • "If you wrote me a love letter today, what would it say?"
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How It Works

A few years back I made one simple change in the way I pray—and my percentage of answered prayer went up about 1000%. After 35 years as a Christian, 25 as a ministry leader and 15 of coaching pastors about how to meet God in difficult circumstances (irony alert!), I was still asking Him all the wrong questions.

When I finally figured out how to change the subject to what He wanted to talk about, it was like our communication went from snail mail to instant messaging—and got way more intimate and revelatory in the process. 

The Questions for Jesus approach is about making that change of subject. It moves us from praying about the business of the Christian life (what I am supposed to do for Jesus) to talking with Jesus about Us—about our relationship. Questions for Jesus are intimate prayers that touch on our deepest desires--like this:

  • “Jesus, what do you like best about me today?”
  • “Jesus, why’d you make leaves green? I mean, you could have made everything gray, or the color of mud, or no color at all. Why green?”
  • “When you called James and John, and they left their business and their dad behind to run down the beach after you—what was going on in your heart in that moment?”
  • “Jesus, what did I do today that made you laugh?”


If you'd like to learn to pray like that--and hear Jesus reply profoundly in 30-60 seconds--this interactive course is for you!

This cohort based version of Questions for Jesus includes bonus LIVE activation sessions, where you'll get a chance to ask questions, participate in demos and practice your skills with peers. The live sessions take a great course and make it incredible!


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What People Are Saying...

  • Five Stars!

    "The text, on-line training and workshop all worked together to make this a great learning experience. Rated 5 stars out of 5!"

  • Best class of my life!

    "This is the best class I have ever taken in my entire life. I can't even believe what's happening. [It rates] 100 out of 10. This is the biggest boost in my relationship with Jesus since getting baptized."

  • I will be recommending this to friends!

    "I will be recommending this course to friends!! I became more confident with hearing God speak to me through this course."

  • Love the interaction

    "I really appreciate the interactive part of this course. Hearing and reading what others have to say has given me a broader view of God. I always learn more while trying things out too. I love the breakout groups (even the timer)."

Course Curriculum

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  • 1

    Welcome to Questions for Jesus!

  • 2

    Session 1: Praying Your Desire

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 1 Handout

    • Video: Praying Your Desire

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post What You Hear

    • ACTION STEP 2: Post What You Heard

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: Do the First Meditation

    • LIVE SESSION #1: Getting Your Feet Wet

    • Additional Resources

  • 3

    Session 2: The Heart Model

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 2 Handouts

    • Video #1: Jesus' Desire

    • LISTENING EXERCISE: Just to Talk

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post What You Heard

    • Video #2: The Heart Model

    • ACTION STEP 2: Post What You Heard

    • ACTION STEP 3: What Is Desire? Take the Quiz!

    • Video #3: Coaching Demo

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: 2nd Meditation

    • LIVE SESSION #2: Practice Drilling Down

    • Additional Resources

  • 4

    Session 3: The #1 Obstacle to Hearing God

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 3 Handouts

    • Video #1: Opening Encounter

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post What You Heard

    • ACTION STEP 2: Post What You Heard

    • Video #2: The #1 Obstacle to Hearing God

    • ACTION STEP 3: Post What You Heard

    • Video #3: Ask in Faith

    • ACTION STEP 4: Take the "Ask in Faith" Quiz

    • ACTION STEP 5: Rewrite the Wrong Questions

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: 3rd Meditation

    • Additional Resources

  • 5

    Session 4: Desire in Scripture

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 4 Handouts

    • Video #1: Introducing James 4:1-4

    • EXERCISE: James 4 Bible Study + Quiz

    • Video #2: Desire Principles in James

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post What You Heard

    • Video #3: How to Move from a Worldly Object to a True Desire

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: 4th Meditation

    • LIVE SESSION 3: Detaching Desires from the World

  • 6

    Session 5: The Five Guidelines for Praying Your Desire

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 5 Handout

    • Video #1: Opening Encounter

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post What You Heard

    • Video #2: The Five Guidelines: By a Rhema

    • ACTION STEP 2: Post What You Heard

    • Video #3: Using Logos with Rhema

    • ACTION STEP 3: Post what you heard

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: The 5th Meditation

  • 7

    Session 6: A Good God

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Handout #6

    • Video #1: A Good God

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post What You Heard

    • Video #2: Experiencing the "Goodness of God Game"

    • ACTION STEP 2: Post What Touched You in the Game

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: The 6th Meditation

    • LIVE SESSION 4: Playing the Goodness of God Game

  • 8

    Session 7: Expanding Your Prayer Vocabulary

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 7 Handouts

    • Video #1: Crafting Desire Prayers

    • ACTION STEP 1: Post Your Creative Question and Jesus' Response

    • Video#2: Getting Creative

    • ACTION STEP 2: Post a Creative Prayer

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: 7th Meditation

  • 9

    Session 8: Connecting with Jesus' Heart

    • Introduction

    • DOWNLOAD: Session 8 Handouts

    • ACTION STEP 1: Review and Vote

    • Video #1: Jesus' Desire to Be Known

    • ACTION STEP #2: Journal and Post

    • Video #2: Fellowship of Sufferings

    • ACTION STEP #3: Post your response

    • WEEKLY ACTION STEP: 8th Meditation

    • LIVE SESSION 5: The Fellowship of Suffering

  • 10

    Wrap Up

    • FINAL ACTION STEPS

    • Give Some Feedback Before You Go...

    • More resources for you

Meet Your Instructors

MetaFormation Certified Trainer

Jason Wells

Jason Wells is a Certified Encounter Coach and Leadership MetaFormation Certified Trainer. He holds dual Master's degrees in Counseling and Ministry with over 20 years of experience in each. Jason has a strong passion to see people and organizations discover their identity and fulfill their destiny. Jason is happily married and the loving father of three boys. He and his wife love nothing more than adventuring in the outdoors with their family. Jason also enjoys discovering new music, sipping dark roast coffee, engaging in deep conversations around a fire, and dreaming of the future with his wife, friends, and family.

LM Director

Tony Stoltzfus

The Founder and Director of Curriculum Development of Leadership MetaFormation, Tony specializes in helping senior ministry and business leaders engage God in difficult circumstances and finish well. A lifelong student of personal change and personality type, Tony is a highly-sought-after transformational coach with a worldwide clientele.

A pioneer in the Christian coaching movement, Tony has trained thousands of coaches, co-founded an international coaching school and created a wide range of leadership resources used around the world. He is the author of ten books, including Coaching Questions, the top-selling coaching how-to on Amazon.com.

Tony developed Coach22.com, an on-line Christian coaching bookstore and publisher of Christian coaching resources, and is creator of The Calling Journey, a research-based online calling timelining tool.

Tony travels widely, leading workshops and speaking on heart transformation and coaching. He is known as a speaker for an interactive, adult learning approach to training that fully engages participants, and for a high level of personal transparency. He and his wife Kathy have two grown children and reside in Redding, California. He enjoys being in nature, watching the stars, reading, laughter and projects around the house.

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