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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 
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

Are we ever really off the hook when it comes to the needy? Isn’t helping them at the heart of the Gospel?

by Rick Hamlin

Daily Talks with God author, Karen Barber

Our Father is intimately acquainted with what is weighing most heavily on our minds at this very moment.

by Karen Barber
, Alpharetta, Georgia

Rick Hamlin, executive editor of Guideposts magazine.

It’s the only human endeavor I can think of where trying is doing.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

There was a parade in New York yesterday, and it made me want to exclaim a prayer of “Thanks” and “Rejoice”...

by Rick Hamlin

We plan, we hope, we expect, we yearn. But in the end, “Only the Father knows.”

by Rick Hamlin

Prayer done in secret could help do wonders for a pastor who has a very public life.

by Peola Hicks

Sure, household chores can be tiresome and exasperating, but just like prayer, doing them takes me right out of myself.

by Rick Hamlin

Rick Hamlin, executive editor of Guideposts magazine.

So when do we pray for God's will?  When to relinquish?

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

See if you can match these scenes up with the correct Bible quote. I bet you can...

by Rick Hamlin

This was not going to be one of those church suppers where we’d need to pray for a loaves and fishes miracle...

by Rick Hamlin

All weekend long, I was delighted to see my prayers translated into American Sign Language...

by Rick Hamlin

Lord, I pray that we are mindful of treating others as we would like to be treated.

by Peola Hicks

The miracle unfolds. We sound beautiful. It’s more than a joyful noise; it’s real music.

by Rick Hamlin

We have volunteers who will pray with you and for you, but in the end, what you pray is your own private business.

by Rick Hamlin

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