Fern Nichols, married to Rle Nichols, is the mother of four married children and eight grandchildren. She is a former elementary teacher and the founder of Moms in Prayer International™, a prayer movement that has touched thousands of women throughout the world. Since its inception, Moms in Prayer groups have spread to every state and to more than 135 countries. Translated into more than 50 languages, more than 525,000 Moms in Prayer International™ booklets have been sold. A frequent guest on Focus on the Family, Fern has also appeared on the Truth That Transforms and Family Life Today.