Power Of Prayer


Prayer is our lifeline to God. It
sustains us and brings us closer to
our Creator. Whether you're new to
praying or you're a seasoned prayer 
warrior, these real-life stories will
demonstrate the power of prayer.
They will inspire you to commit 
yourself more fully to a 
life of prayer.



Recent Power Of Prayer Stories

Meb Keflezighi’s Boston Marathon victory is one of perseverance, hope, discipline, doggedness and faith.

by Rick Hamlin

On this day, I am reminded that in my times of hopelessness, to pray like Jesus is to cry out in despair.

by Rick Hamlin

God is the maker of heaven and earth; it is a privilege to join the Psalmist who has declared that his help comes from the Lord.

by Peola Hicks

Believing is what we do when we pray, and praying comes from believing.

by Rick Hamlin

woman planting seeds in a garden

In this excerpt from PLUS: The Power of Faith, a woman finds the faith to go on after losing her sight.

by Beverly Ruuth

Daniel Schantz

He prayed for guidance in dealing with a friend's boneheaded business decision. A miscue of his own provided the answer.

by Daniel Schantz
, Moberly, Missouri

We were just in time for a short worship service. “Let’s sit. Let’s listen,” we said. Let’s pray.

by Rick Hamlin

Mike Douglas

In this story from September 1971, the popular talk-show host shares how his brother taught him to pray.

by Mike Douglas

When we pray and ask God to lead and guide our future, we can remain steadfast.

by Peola Hicks

Prayer and writing about prayer is a wonder, isn’t it? You end up in just the right places.

by Rick Hamlin

OurPrayer Manager, Reverend Dr. Peola C. Hicks

Discover God's purpose for you life. Send us your prayer request and caring volunteers will pray for you on March 25th.

airplane rising off the runway

In this preview from Plus Magazine, a family is called to prayer and a full passenger plane is spared from unthinkable tragedy.

by Renee Knudsen

Lisa Beech

The prayer of two volunteers, to distribute food to more people, is quickly answered.

by Lisa Beech
, Colorado Springs, Colorado

I don't mind getting honest in prayer. I mean, God knows what I’m thinking anyway. But a whole service dedicated to contrition?

by Rick Hamlin

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