John Pritchard is Bishop of Jarrow. He was Archdeacon of Canterbury and, before that, Warden of Cranmer Hall, Durham. In addition to the sequel to this volume, The Second Intercessions Handbook, books by the author include Beginning Again, Living the Gospel Stories Today and How to Pray. He is married with two daughters.
"'... gives a wealth of ideas for praying, in different types of services, for different situations...' Church Times '... packed with a rich selection of prayers and practical ideas intended to breathe new life into prayer.' The War Cry '... an excellent resource taking us through the problems and challenges of intercessory prayer. It has humour and helps us to clarify our thoughts on how we ought and ought not to pray.' Magnet"