Learning to Pray

Experiencing the powerful practice of daily prayer

This reflective and inspiring course will help you:

  • Understand what the Bible has to say about prayer and its power in your everyday life
  • Incorporate prayer as a regular rhythm in your time alone with God
  • Experience the peace and joy God offers you through consistent communication with Him
  • Explore various methods and practices of prayer (Hint: there's not a right or wrong one!)
  • Glean wisdom and understanding from Ruth and her guest mentors as they share what prayer isand doesin their daily lives 

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Teaching videos

Learn from Ruth and the Learning to Pray mentors using videos, devotions and daily prayer prompts. Topics include:

  • What is prayer, and why do we pray?
  • Understanding the power of prayer in your own life
  • Different types of prayer and how to employ them
  • Practical tools for your prayer life

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Study guide

When you enroll in Learning to Pray, you'll get a printable course workbook designed to help you follow along, take notes, and reflect on the daily topics.

  • Highlights from the videos
  • Self-evaluation and personal reflection writing prompts
  • Practical tips for living out the verses and expanding your prayer life

Ruth Schwenk

Ruth Schwenk is the founder of the popular blog, TheBetterMom.com, and co-founder, with her husband Patrick, of FortheFamily.org and the popular podcast Rootlike Faith. She is the trusted author of several books including In a Boat in the Middle of a Lake, as well as The Better Mom Book and Devotional. She is also the co-author, with Karen Ehman, of the best-selling devotionals Trusting God in All the Things, Pressing Pause, and Settle My Soul. Ruth is a Michigan football super-fan, lover of all things HGTV and a self-proclaimed foodie. But her greatest joy is her family. She lives with her husband and their four kids in the dreamy college town of Ann Arbor, Michigan.