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Stormie Omartian

Author of The Power of Christmas Prayer

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Stormie Omartian's Bio:
Stormie Omartian is a bestselling author who is dedicated to helping people learn how to pray with power, trust God for all their needs, and align the desires of their heart with God’s will for their lives. Her ability to connect with readers has driven Stormie’s books to the top of bestsellers lists and earned many prestigious awards. The Power of a Praying® Wife was nominated in both 2001 and 2002 for the Charles “Kip” Jordan Book of the Year Award, was a 1998 Gold Medallion finalist, and the number one bestselling book in 2000. It has been number one on the ECPA bestsellers list for more than two years and has sold over two million copies. For more than a year, The Power of a Praying® Husband and The Power of a Praying® Parent have consistently been numbers two and three on the same bestsellers list. The Power of a Praying® Husband, a 2002 Gold Medallion finalist, has sold 500,000 copies and The Power of a Praying® Parent recently topped the one-million-copies-sold milestone.

In addition, her book Child of the Promise was a 2001 Gold Medallion finalist. Other bestselling books by Stormie include The Power of a Praying® Nation, Stormie, and Just Enough Light for the Step I’m On. In her newest book, The Power of a Praying® Woman, Stormie helps women who want to pray in-depth concerning their own walk with God so that they can live God’s way successfully, stay in His will, and grow more deeply in His Word. Stormie shares how, through prayer, women can put their lives in order, maintain good relationships, gain wisdom needed to make right decisions, get rid of negative emotions, resist temptations, take proper care of their bodies, find success in the work they do, break free from fear and unforgiveness, step out of their past, become strong in their faith and more like Christ, and move as God directs them.

An insightful media guest, Stormie has been interviewed on many national programs such as USA Radio Network, Prime Time America, Life Today, Parent Talk, Midday Connection, Decision Today, Today’s Issues, Crosstalk, Talk Etc., The 700 Club, On Main Street, The New Harvest Show, His Place, and Getting Together. She has been featured in numerous publications as well, including USA Today, Profile, Publishers Weekly, Today’s Christian Woman, and Marriage Partnership. As a young singer, dancer, and actress, Stormie appeared on The Dean Martin Show, The Glen Campbell Show, The Mac Davis Show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and others. She sang backup for Glen Campell, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, The Imperials, and many other well-known artists. She and her husband, Michael Omartian, have written hundreds of songs, including the Christian musical, Child of the Promise. Stormie and Michael have been married 28 years and have three grown children.