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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

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

Looking for the "least of these"? You may find him on the morning commute.

by Rick Hamlin

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

by Bob Hostetler

An inspiring and scenic back road

 Here are 4 tips to continuing your spiritual journey while on vacation.

by Karen Barber

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

Our words can speak life–or death–into a person's soul.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

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

Rick and his New York neighbor, Pamela

Our Executive Editor reminds us that when we pray for a stranger, they become a friend.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York City, New York

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

by Bob Hostetler

When ordinary people face hardship with inexplicable confidence and bravery

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

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