Laura Murray is an author, speaker, and certified spiritual director. She believes communication is critical to life with God and values honest conversation. For over 15 years, she has worked closely with individual leaders and groups in the areas of leader development, spiritual practices, personal strengths coaching, and mentoring. During her time at Highland Park Presbyterian Church, she wrote numerous devotion guides, curriculum, and Bible studies. Having experience speaking with various sized groups and led hundreds in prayer, she enjoys strengthening others in their spiritual life. Her latest book, Pray As You Are, is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Leading Change at Fuller Seminary and is a Fellow for Fuller’s Center for Missional and Spiritual Formation. She is married to Craig, has two incredible children, an energetic pup, and lives in the Dallas area. She believes dessert is only dessert if it involves chocolate.