Welcome to The Father's Friends!

The Father's Friends is a prayer and evangelistic ministry in Phoenix, Arizona. Our main focus is to encourage people in their faith in Jesus Christ and to help individuals grow closer in their relationship with the Holy Spirit. Here at our website, you can find helpful resources in our online store, view our events calendar, make a donation to help support our nonprofit, connect with us on social media, watch free video teachings, and send us an email. If you need prayer today, give us a call on the Eternal Life Line at 1-888-KNOW-HIM. At this time the best way to stay connected with the ministry is to sign up for our encouraging text messages. To do this, just text the word "FRIENDS" to (602) 497-2399. We look forward to connecting with you and hope The Father's Friends ministry is a great blessing to you. God bless you and your family!


Nick Griemsmann


  • new release! Nick's Autobiography!

    Becoming God's Friend is the intriguing personal life story of Nick Griemsmann (author of Defeating Mental Illness). In this transparent autobiography, Nick opens up about the personal details of his life experiences that include childhood trauma, addictions, surviving a cult, struggling with his identity, and spending time in and out of mental hospitals. He shares how becoming God's friend through faith helped him overcome challenges and find his true purpose in life. Nick's story will uplift and encourage you that all things are possible to those who believe. Order the paperback or eBook in our online store by clicking here. You can also find it on Amazon and at other retailers. 

media appearances


Books & Other Resources

  • Intimacy with God

    In this audio teaching, Nick Griemsmann shares on having genuine intimacy and a close friendship with the Holy Spirit. Included in this amazing teaching is:

    • Nick’s personal testimony of growing close to God

    • Knowing our Heavenly Father

    • Learning how God relates to you

    • Things you can do to draw closer to Him

    • Benefits of knowing the Holy Spirit intimately

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  • Defeating Mental Illness - ENglish Version

    In his early twenties, Nick Griemsmann was diagnosed with an incurable mental illness called schizophrenia. With little hope for the future, Nick turned to his faith. After his full recovery, Nick worked as an administrator at the very same behavioral healthcare provider that he was once a patient of. Defeating Mental Illness is an encouraging true story to help you and your loved ones. Inside you will find valuable insights, tools, and tips that may help you and/or someone you care about move forward in recovery.

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  • defeating mental illness - spanish translation

    A los veinte años, Nick Griemsmann fue diagnosticado con una enfermedad mental incurable denominada esquizofrenia. Con pocas esperanzas para el futuro, Nick recurrió a su fe. Luego de su completa recuperación, Nick trabajó como administrador en la misma institución de atención médica conductual de la que fue paciente. Venciendo la enfermedad mental es una alentadora historia real para ayudarte a ti y a tus seres queridos. En el interior de este libro encontrarás valiosas ideas, herramientas y consejos que pueden ayudarte tanto a ti como a un ser querido a avanzar en el camino a la recuperación.

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  • Defeating Mental Illness - French Translation

    A vingt ans, Nick Griemsmann est diagnostiqué atteint d’une maladie mentale incurable: la schizophrénie. Avec peu d’espoir dans l’avenir, il se tourne vers sa foi. Après sa guérison complète, Nick a travaillé en tant que cadre de santé pour patients déficients mentaux dans la même clinique où il fut un des patient.Vaincre les maladies mentales est le témoignage de l’histoire vraie de Nick qui vous aidera et qui vous encouragera vous et vos proches. Vous y trouverez de précieux conseils, outils et astuces pour vous et vos proches afin d’ avancer vers la guérison.

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  • Holy Spirit Mentoring Series - Power Evangelism

    In this informative 2.5 hour audio teaching, Nick Griemsmann wants to mentor and teach you some very important keys to partnering with the Holy Spirit to evangelize family members, co-workers, neighbors, and communities.

    • How to easily and effectively share the Gospel with your co-workers and neighbors.

    • Keys to using your Holy Spirit giftings to encourage people all around you.

    • How to effectively plant seeds of God’s word in to people’s hearts.

    • Easy ways you can begin talking about Jesus to pretty much anyone.

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  • Conquering Spheres of Influence

    In this 50 minute high definition video teaching recorded on location at the Southwest School of the Supernatural, Nick Griemsmann shares some valuable insights and tools to help you walk as a conqueror in your spheres of influence. In this encouraging teaching, Nick shares testimonies and wisdom that he has learned traveling the world with the Lord and how you can partner with the Holy Spirit to bring the Kingdom of God to your family, school, work, community, etc. This teaching will help you understand more about Jesus' heart towards people and how to use the word of God skillfully with those around you. This is a very insightful video teaching!

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  • Study & Encouragement (pdf)

    Revelations of the Father is a scripture filled study designed to help you learn more about the character and nature of your heavenly Father. This Bible study is for anyone desiring to learn more about our Creator and His heart towards His children. Highly recommended for people who may struggle with knowing God intimately as their Dad, Best Friend, Father, etc.

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