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 
offer
practical and easy-to-follow tips to 

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

Recent How To Pray Effectively Stories

What do most Americans pray for? World peace? Food and shelter? Or a football team?

by Bob Hostetler

What makes it difficult to be the person God made you to be?

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

How the "unholy heart of a self-pitying office martyr" gets turned around

by Rick Hamlin

The word truth written in cloud font against a blue sky

Check your honesty with this faith exercise excerpted from Guideposts Daily Planner 2015.

by Charlotte Hale Allen


Sometimes the best way to pray is on your feet, eyes open.

by Bob Hostetler

Technology can help us with our prayers. Here are three ways.

by Bob Hostetler

An electronic solution to keeping prayers front and center!

by Rick Hamlin

Reverend Dr. Pablo Diaz

Are you feeling alone or facing a challenge where you need God's guidance? Send us your prayer request. Caring volunteers will pray for you on October 1, God Is with You Day of Prayer.


Reverend Dr. Pablo Diaz

Reverend Pablo Diaz on the importance of recognizing the Lord as the source of your blessings.


An answer to an age-old quandary shows up on a smart phone.

by Rick Hamlin

How to keep your ongoing prayers for others fresh and strong–from smart phones to email and Facebook, even singing!

by Rick Hamlin

woman smiling while reading the Bible

Use this prayer tip from The Prayer Power Club Newsletter to bring new understanding to the world's best loved prayer.

by Mimi Jones Hedwig
, Patterson, New York

woman on mountain top.

Use this prayer excerpted from Guideposts Daily Planner to help you reach your deepest desires.


A photograph of words depicting excuses for procrastination

Use these tips and Scripture from the Guideposts Daily Planner to put an end to putting things off.

by Elizabeth Sherrill
, Hingham, Massachusetts

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