Prayer Stories

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.
Christmas spirit

A Prayer to Stay in the Holiday Spirit

Keep the pressure and stress of the season at bay with these words for Advent.

Arms raised in prayer

6 Ways You Can Pray Like a Bible Hero

Try some of the habits practiced by Scripture's prayer warriors. 

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Faith of Queen Elizabeth

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

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In need of help

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

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Ty'Ann Brown invites you to take part in Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Listen as Ty'Ann Brown invites you to join Guideposts as we pause to give thanks for our many blessings and to raise the concerns of others up in prayer.

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Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 25

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 25

Send in your prayer requests to be included at Guideposts 28th annual event.

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Family travel over the holidays

4 Short Prayers for Holiday Travel

Lots of us will the hit the road—and skies—to see family this holiday season. Here’s how to pray en route.

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Thanksgiving grace

What It Really Means to Pray 'Bless This Food'

When sitting down at the table to say grace before a meal, explore the intentions behind the words.

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Big picture prayers

A 3-Word Prayer to Help You See the Big Picture

These words can turn fear into opportunity and despair into hope.

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Focused on prayer

What if Your Mind Wanders in Prayer?

Lost in meandering, distracting thoughts while you pray? Here’s a simple suggestion to regain your focus.

Praying for a fresh start

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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Couple praying

When It Comes to Infertility, How to Pray?

If you or someone you know is struggling to have a child, here are some ways to pray.

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Praying for an answer

When God Has a Better Idea

In tough situations, the wisdom of praying that God’s will be done.

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Advent Prayer Program

Join Our Advent Prayer Program

Feeling frazzled as Christmas approaches? Get our daily email and rediscover the peace and promise of Christmas.

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