Mary Ann Bridgwater is the author of Prayers for the Faithful and founder and president of Pray the Word Ministries, a cross-denominational outreach designed to encourage "fervent, focused" prayer among churches and individuals. Her involvement with missions work stretches back more than twenty years, having served in various capacities at Houston's First Baptist Church, playing integral roles in mobilizing and interceding for missionaries and their families.
As passionate followers of Christ with a heart for God and a sincere love for His people, Mary Ann and her husband, Roger, continue to make their home in Houston, Texas, and have two grown daughters.
Beth Moore is a writer and teacher of best-selling books and Bible studies whose public speaking engagements carry her all over the United States. A dedicated wife and mother of two adult daughters, Moore lives in Houston, Texas, where she is president and founder of Living Proof Ministries. Her books include Praying God's Word, Believing God, Breaking Free, When Godly People Do Ungodly Things, A Heart Like His, The Beloved Disciple, among others.