Deacon Valerie McIntyre is a pastor and spiritual director. She has been involved in healing ministry for over twenty years including thirteen years with Leanne Payne and Pastoral Care Ministries. At her home parish, Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL, she is leads a vibrant healing prayer ministry and the Transformation Intensive, a 9-month adaptation of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola. She loves helping leaders develop an interior life of prayer that can sustain effective ministry over the long haul. She is also an adjunct professor of Religion and Philosophy at College of Dupage and the author of Sheep in Wolves Clothing (Baker Books, 1999).