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From the beloved creator of Schoolhouse Rock
and the bestselling GodWink series, SQuire Rushnell teams up with his wife Louise DuArt for The 40 Day Prayer Challenge
—a simple yet elegant idea that encourages partners to pray together.
SQuire and Louise have practiced daily prayer together for fifteen years. Now, they offer readers step-by-step advice on where, when, and what words to use in praying with another person. The 40 Day Prayer Challenge answers the question they hear from readers daily: How can I pray together with my partner?
The couple addresses not only that simple question, but they also explain how partnered prayer can restore relationships and revitalize families. Offering an abundance of success stories, this book measures the phenomenal outcomes when two people pray together five minutes a day for forty days.
Working with several prominent mega-churches and Baylor Universitys Institute for the Study of Religion, SQuire and Louise have conducted the first empirical research study ever done on the effects of prayer among two or more people over an extended period. As demonstrated by the more than two dozen praying partners who participated in the challenge, amazing, powerful, wonderful things happen when couples pray together.
From one of the beloved creators of Schoolhouse Rock and the popular GodWink series, New York Times bestselling author SQuire Rushnell teams up with his wife Louise DuArt for The 40 Day Prayer Challenge--a simple yet powerful idea that encourages partners to pray together for just five minutes a day for forty days.
SQuire and Louise have practiced daily prayer together for sixteen years. Now, they offer readers step-by-step advice on where, when, and what words to use in praying with another person: be it a spouse, loved one, family member, or a friend. In a straight-forward fashion, with astonishing examples of how Partnered Prayer can restore relationships and revitalize families, countless questions are answered including:
-How do we start praying together?
-Can we pray about anything?
-How do I get my mate to pray with me?
-Does romance get better when you pray together?
-Is there scientific evidence for prayer?
-What if my prayers aren't answered?
In association with several prominent mega-churches and Baylor University's Institute for the Studies of Religion, SQuire and Louise are initiating the first empirical research study ever done on the effects of prayer among two people over an extended period. The 40 Day Prayer Challenge also provides a no-cost online opportunity to participate in the ongoing study. When the fun and transformational challenge finishes at forty days, prayer partners will receive a scorecard on how well they did, and join others in experiencing the amazing, wonderful things that happen during Partnered Prayer.
About the Author
SQuire Rushnell, a former television president and CEO, was for twenty years an executive with the ABC Television Network. Father of such programs for young people as Schoolhouse Rock and the ABC Afterschool Specials, he also led Good Morning America to the #1 spot. Author of the word-of-mouth phenomenon When God Winks, SQuire lives in Martha’s Vineyard with his wife, Louise.Louise DuArt, often called one of the world’s greatest comedic-impressionists, continues to astonish critics and audiences alike with her dead-on celebrity impressions. Louise hosted the talk show Living The Life on ABC Family for eight seasons, when it was hailed as one of cable television’s most innovative comedy-variety programs. Louise has also received critical acclaim for her starring roles on Broadway. She lives in Martha’s Vineyard with her husband, SQuire Rushnell.