Biography

Stormie Omartian is a bestselling author who personally connects with readers by sharing experiences and lessons that beautifully illustrate how God changes lives when we learn to trust in Him, seek His will, and follow His lead no matter what the circumstances. She says, “My goal in life is to help others find the same freedom, healing, restoration, fulfillment, and purpose that I have found. I want them to know the wonderful life-transforming power of God’s love and all that He has for them, so they can become all He created them to be.” The strength and transparency of Stormie Omartian’s message has driven her books to the top of the bestsellers list and earned many prestigious awards.

More than thirty-eight millions copies of the Power of a Praying® series have been sold.

The Power of Praying series includes such books as, The Power of a Praying ® Wife, The Power of a Praying ® Husband, The Power of a Praying ® Woman, The Power of a Praying ® Parent, The Power of Praying ® for Your Adult Children, The Power of a Praying ® Grandparent, The Power of a Praying ® Teen, The Power of a Praying ® Kid, and her latest book, The Power of Praying ® Through Fear.

In 2002, The Power of a Praying ® Wife broke a 21-year industry record by claiming the number one spot on the Christian Booksellers bestsellers list for 27 consecutive months. It stayed on the bestseller’s list for over 14 years. It was named a Gold Medallion Finalist and a finalist for The Charles “Kip” Jordon Christian Book of the Year Award in 2001, 2002, and 2003 for an unprecedented three years in a row. The Power of a Praying ® Husband, in addition to spending 32 consecutive months on the CBA Marketplace bestsellers list and also reaching the number one position – was honored in 2002 with a Gold Medallion Award. Omartian’s other bestselling books are Just Enough Light for the Step I’m On, The Prayer That Changes Everything, Lead Me, Holy Spirit, and Prayer Warrior. Her newest books are Transforming Love and The Power of Praying Through Fear.

 

Stormie has a best selling children’s series that teaches children how to pray. It includes such titles as: What Happens When I Talk to God; I Talk to God About How I Feel; Come Into My Heart, Lord Jesus; and her newest book, God Cares When I’m Afraid.

 

Omartian passionately inspires people to look beyond themselves and their circumstances, and learn to pray about every concern so that they may experience the amazing things that take place when they pray. She encourages men and women to praise and worship God during times of difficulty, sorrow, fear, and confusion, as a first reaction rather than a last resort. Sharing personal stories, practical principles, and biblical truths, Omartian offers step-by-step instruction on how to develop a deeper relationship with God.

 

A sought-after media guest, Omartian has been interviewed on many national radio and television programs and featured in many Christian publications and magazines. She and her husband, Michael, have been married more than 45 years, have two married children, and two granddaughters.

 

Her latest book is The Power of Praying Through Fear.