Faith and Prayer

Faith is a source of comfort and hope in everyday life and when you grapple with profound questions. Your faith life is enriched through prayer as well as when you read daily devotions. Bible verses can deepen your faith and offer strength and joy for each day. Prayer stories remind us of the power of prayer.
Unanswered prayers

How 'Unanswered' Prayers Draw Us Closer to God

Even when we think God isn't listening, prayer still continues the conversation with Him.

Former NFL player Devon Still and his daughter Leah

Devon Still on Strength, Faith and Community

Former NFL player Devon Still talks about what he learned about faith and strength and the importance of community while his young daughter was going through difficult treatments for cancer.

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Author Jonathan Merritt

The Role of Faith in Coping with Chronic Pain

Author Jonathan Merritt shares how his experience with chronic pain first challenged his faith and then brought him closer to God.

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Why a Pilgrimage Can be a Powerful Spiritual Experience

I’ve dreamed of walking El Camino since college. Now, I am finally making my dream a reality.

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When You Feel Rejected

When You Feel Rejected

Shake off the notion that you are not good enough. You are always more than enough in Jesus's eyes.

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Prayers for someone with cancer

How to Pray for Someone with Cancer

Even in an overwhelming situation, there are ways to pray and reclaim hope.

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Brave new steps

9 Prayers That Will Help You Actually Embrace Change

Starting a new job or business? Getting married? Launching a new project? Here are prayers to help you along your journey.

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The Hands That Will Change the World

The Hands That Will Change the World

The most amazing hands of all time were Jesus’ hands.

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A prayer for anxiety

A Prayer for Anxiety

Here's a poem as a prayer for letting God know how you really feel in stressful times.

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Debbie Macomber on the Benefits of Prayer Journaling

The beloved bestselling author explains how prayer journaling transformed her spiritual life.

Shout your prayers

6 Good Reasons to Shout Your Prayers!

Whether praying in private or public, sometimes you need to raise your voice.

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Jesus Meal Plan

The Jesus Meal Plan

At your next meal, savor the morsel above the mouthful, the flavor over the volume, and ask if what you’ve put on the plate before you is worthy of His blessing.

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Finding God's Grace

Finding God in the Darkness

In dark times, we can rekindle our relationship with God—if we choose to.

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Praying with photos

Why I Pray with Photos

A worn Bible bulging with photographs helps prompt prayers for those with urgent needs.

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