Kim Butts

Vice President, Co-Founder: Harvest Prayer Ministries
Teacher/Speaker, Consultant, Curriculum-Developer, Blogger, Author
Wife to Dave, mother of two sons, grandmother of four

Vision: Believing that prayer is the foundational strategy for churches as they engage people in the Kingdom of God, Kim’s vision is to see every church, individual and family become a house of prayer for all nations (Isaiah 56:7, Mark 11:17).


  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (w/teaching credentials) – Whitman College (1976)
  • Master of Arts – Spiritual Formation and Leadership – Spring Arbor University (2010) 


Kim serves on several prayer-related boards and organizations including:

  • Vice-President, Gospel Revivals, Inc. (Herald of His Coming)
  • Member, America’s National Prayer Committee 
  • Board of Advisors, America Prays


  • Teaching/Consulting: Kim’s favorite ministry activity is working with prayer ministry teams, church leaders, youth and children’s ministry workers, families, etc. She really enjoys helping churches to develop creativity in prayer through multiple formats, including 24-7 prayer.
  • Resource Development: Kim compiles and edits Connection! Prayer as Everyday Life – daily email devotions, and Prayer Tip Tuesday, a weekly email to encourage and strengthen churches and individuals in prayer. She develops curriculum for PrayerU, and blogs regularly on the Harvest Prayer Ministries website.
  • Writing – see below


Besides blogging and authoring numerous articles on prayer and missions for multiple publications, Kim is the author of the following books:

  • The Praying Family: Creative Ways to Pray Together
  • 7 Prayers for Discernment and Decision-Making: A Group Prayer Process to Find God’s Direction

Co-authored with her husband, Dave:

  • Vertical with Jesus:A 30-Day Journey to Impact Kingdom Living
  • Revolution on Our Knees:30 Days of Prayer for Neighbors and Nations
  • Prayer Ministry Volunteer Handbook
  • Pray Like the King: Lessons from the Prayers of Israel’s Kings

“When the Church sets itself to pray with the same seriousness and strength of purpose that it has devoted to other forms of Christian effort, it will see the Kingdom of God come with power.” – Report of The Edinburgh Missionary Conference

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