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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

Rick Hamlin on What Prayer Can Do

A powerful prayer brought this family back together in this testimonial of answered prayer.

Prayer helps Julie Garmon let son grow up

My son was ready to grow up. Was I ready to let him? I turned to prayer...

by Julie Garmon
, Monroe, Georgia

Mother starts prayer train for daughter

A mother holds on to her faith and starts a prayer chain when she learns her daughter might die.

by Wilma Cook
, Arnett, West Virginia

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Leymah Gbowee regained her faith in achieving Liberian peace

How one woman of a war-torn African nation regained her faith in achieving peace through prayer.

by Leymah Gbowee
, Monrovia, Liberia

Prayer FAQs

Reverend Dr. Peola C. Hicks answers your questions on prayer.

Rick Hamlin on What Prayer Can Do

Witness the power of God's love in this true story of answered prayer.

Rick Hamlin on What Prayer Can Do
Rick Hamlin shares true stories of answered prayer in this video series, What Prayer Can Do.

Her dog reminded her about faith

Could her canine campanion really teach her to have faith? The inspirational story of Max.

by Kathryn Slattery
, New Canaan, Connecticut

Millard Fuller

Millard Fuller had a dream to help build homes for low-income families.

by Millard Fuller
, Americus, Georgia

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How you can put the power of prayer behind your New Year's resolutions

by Sabra Ciancanelli

Praying and finding faith for Baby Layne

Who was Baby Layne? He didn't know. But finding faith by praying for this sick child brought him closer to God than he ever thought possible.

by John Howard
, Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Rick faced heart surgery with hope and faith

It's American Heart Month. Read Rick Hamlin's inspiring story of how his faith was renewed as he faced open-heart surgery.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

A woman turns to prayer to seek answers about becoming a godmother.

by Kathryn Slattery
, Guideposts Contributing Editor

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