Friendship with God

A Path to Deeper Fellowship with the Father, Son, and Spirit

Used with permission. In partnership with Crossway.


Mike McKinley (MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary) is senior pastor of Sterling Park Baptist Church in Sterling, Virginia. He is the author of a number of books, including Am I Really a Christian? and Church Planting Is for Wimps. He and his wife, Karen, have five children and live in Northern Virginia. 
In John 15, Jesus declares, "I have called you friends." In Friendship with God, Mike McKinley distills key insights from Communion with God by John Owen, offering practical guidance in each chapter.

Addressing obedience, acknowledgment of sin, and prayer, this accessible resource is ideal for new Christians or those unfamiliar with church, introducing them to a God who desires a personal connection.

Additional Resources

 A Book Review by Tim Challies (Pastor, Speaker, Author)

2. What a Friend We Have in Jesus - Drew Hunter

This article discusses having a relationship with Jesus as both a King and a friend. It also suggests three ways to cultivate friendship with Christ.

3. Can I Really Have Friendship with the Triune God of the Universe? - Mike McKinley