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How To Pray Effectively




More than a refuge in troubled times
or a 
peaceful pause in a hectic day,
prayer i
s a lifelong journey of
living intimately with 
God’s presence
and grace. These uplifting articles 
practical and easy-to-follow tips to 

strengthen your spiritual life and answers
your questions about how to pray.

Recent How To Pray Effectively Stories

Make every situation of daily life–or as many as possible–an occasion for praising God.

by Bob Hostetler

Shift your focus from what seems wrong in your life to what's right, good–even wonderful.

by Bob Hostetler

A book to help you discover the rhythms and benefits of daily fixed-hour prayer

by Bob Hostetler

Madeleine L'Engle called it "practicing the scales of faith," the daily discipline of prayer

by Bob Hostetler

How a change of scenery can enhance your prayer life.

by Bob Hostetler

Does spending five uninterrupted hours with God sound impossible? Here's how.

by Bob Hostetler

How to pace yourself to win the faith race, with God's help.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Phyllis Tickle's The Divine Hours plants the seeds of prayer language anytime, anywhere.

by Bob Hostetler

Max Lucado author of the new book Before Amen

Max Lucado's new book offers simple, heart-felt advice on how to stengthen your own prayer life and grow closer to God. 

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, NY

When you're not sure what to pray, turn to the Bible for a multitude of options.

by Bob Hostetler

June Lockhart

In this story from May 1958, the beloved actress reveals the place she thinks is most effective for reaching out to God.

by June Lockhart

Why enthusiasm is a gift that delights everyone around us–and especially God.

by Rick Hamlin

How the power of group prayer helped a son win a legal battle.

by Bob Hostetler

An enriching practice that can express the deepest and highest longings of your heart

by Bob Hostetler

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