New Xulon Title Equips Readers with Supernatural Power Leake pens coaching manual on most effective ways to communicate with God

MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of Eric L. Leake's new book, Praying on Purpose: Intentional Growth Through Prayer ($14.99, paperback, 9781625099839; $23.99, hardcover, 9781625099846; $7.99, e-book, 9781625099853) readers will be empowered, encouraged, and equipped to develop their relationship with God through prayer. Leake emphasizes the importance of the practice of prayer and how powerful a consistent prayer life can be. The book shows readers that the Bible is the most important guide for productive prayer.


"In times like these, [the book] brings fresh and insightful thoughts about the principles, purpose, practice and power of prayer," states the author. "It offers the readers various methods and models of prayer and provides them with examples of prayers and questions for thought and discussion at the end of each chapter."

From Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Eric L. Leake is currently the pastor of the Martin Temple A.M.E. Zion Church. He not only serves as the president and C.E.O. of the Martin Temple Community Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, but he is also the prayer coordinator of the Midwest Episcopal Area of the A.M.E. Zion Church. For over sixteen years, Leake was the pastor of Greater Warner Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion Church in Knoxville, Tennessee before moving to Chicago. The author is married to Jean McMurray Leake and they have four children and one grandchild. Leake's grandmother taught him the power of prayer at a young age, and he has practiced prayer for more than twenty-five years through his role as a preacher, pastor, and prayer leader.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world's largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Praying on Purpose through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

Media Contact: Eric L. Leake, Xulon Press, 866-381-2665,

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