Johannes Hartl is a passionate storyteller who loves to communicate the heart of God. In 2005, he and his wife, Jutta, founded the House of Prayer, Augsburg. He is the author of numerous books and an international conference speaker, renowned for bringing spiritual depth along with humorous insight and practical application. He holds a PhD in Catholic Theology and has earned his degrees in German langauge and Literature Studies, as well as Philosophy. Johannes lives in Augsburg with his wife and their four children.
What is prayer? How does it work? And does it even help at all? These are questions that Johannes Hartl has spent his life exploring, finding answers through encounter, experience and often through travel – a journey of discovery that has taken Hartl into the very heart of prayer, and the very heart of God. Join him on this exciting adventure and catch fire for a life of prayer yourself.
In this inspiring and highly practical book, Johannes Hartl explores 12 simple ways he has learnt to pray – indeed, 12 steps that have transformed his life – an adventure into truly knowing the God of the universe. Simply Pray is an invitation into the biggest challenge and the loveliest secret – the adventure that will change your life also.
A challenging rejection of ‘feel-good’ Christianity, God Untamed explores the deep crisis of faith that affects the Western world. Hartl calls us to rediscover this sense of wonder and to reimagine what it is to have a fear of God – not founded on a whimper at the unknown, but a respect borne out of watching his visible power in the nature of our world. A compelling charge to get out of our spiritual comfort zones and to find a faith that is truly fulfilled and fulfilling.