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The main purpose of
prayer—whether traditional 
Christian prayers, daily Bible
verses, spontaneous pleas for 
help or expressions of praise
and thanksgiving—is to 
connect us to a Higher Power,
to deepen our relationship
to our Lord, and to affirm our
hope and  faith in God’s love. 

Come pray with us.


Recent Prayer Stories

Tanya and Mike

She said yes to his proposal, but she was still nervous about their future, until a tinkling bell reassured her...

by Tanya Richardson
, New York, New York

 Some simple suggestions to reset your spiritual operating system.

by Bob Hostetler

On an icy Sunday with treacherous roads, a reverent stillness is found at home.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Worthless and worn. But the right place to sit and pray to God.

by Rick Hamlin

A website that offers a quick moment of reflection at your desk or even your laptop.

by Bob Hostetler

They prayed like few people do these days–persistently, generously and often outrageously.

by Bob Hostetler

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Try this prayer exercise excerpted from The Power of Positive Thinking.

by Norman Vincent Peale

It isn’t the worst thing that could happen, not by a long shot. 

by Rick Hamlin

The first rule? Don't be timid.

by Bob Hostetler

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ all offer opportunities for prayer.

by Bob Hostetler

A teenage boy clasps his hands in prayer.

When a teen's eyes are injured in a chemical explosion, his prayers receive an answer.

by Mel Ely
, San Diego, California

We cannot live a regret-free life, but we can seek wisdom in prayer to make good decisions.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Catherine Marshall

One of the most powerful spiritual voices of the 20th century, Catherine Marshall did some of her most memorable writing for Guideposts.

by Catherine Marshall
, from the October 1960 issue of Guideposts

What if a homeless guy wandered into your birthday party? What would you do?

by Rick Hamlin

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