Dr. Brian Russell engages in a compelling interview with Teresa Yerkes, the Founder of the Christian Meditation Center. During their discussion, Teresa provides valuable insights into the practice of Christian Meditation and its profound impact on one's spiritual journey. With a strong Christian background since 1983, she has dedicated herself to Christian meditation since 2000, making her a seasoned practitioner with a wealth of experience to share.

Teresa has been a Christian since 1983 and has practiced Christian meditation since 2000. She is the author of three books, Come Closer: The Practice of Christian Meditation, God Within You: The Case for Christian Meditation, and Making Love: The Spiritual Act of Love. She teaches and leads Christian meditation training and facilitates sessions. She is a public speaker, facilitates book clubs, and leads retreats. Teresa is a Certified Lay Speaker and Lay Counselor. She brings nearly forty years of her own personal discovery, along with highly specialized spiritual direction training provided by the Shalem Institute.

How to contact Teresa: Christian Meditation Center website: Teresa’s books: Come Closer: The Practice of Christian Meditation God Within You: The Case for Christian Meditation Making Love: The Spiritual Act of Love Books Recommended by Teresa: Thomas Keating, Open Mind, Open Heart ——Invitation to Love: The Way of Christian Contemplation Teresa of Avila, Interior Castle Schucman, A Course in Miracles, Brian’s Website: Brian Russell’s Books Astonished by the Word: Reading Scripture for Deep Transformation Centering Prayer: Sitting Quietly in God’s Presence Can Change Your Life (re)Aligning with God: Reading Scripture for Church and World (Cascade): Invitation: A Bible Study to Begin With (Seedbed) Connecting with Brian: Website: 

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  1. Crystal Hill December 17, 2023 Reply

    Thank you for this discussion church family.Mediation for me is being sheltered close to God, being alone, and feeling his presence without any distraction.

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