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.
Prayers for an elderly mom

How to Pray for an Aging Parent

Six simple prayers to lift your parents up. 

A rich prayer life

4 Short and Simple Prayers to Make Your Life Better

The book May It Be So, offers prayers that are succinct, thoughtful and fulfilling.

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Learning about Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur—A Good Way to Get a Fresh Start

The holiest day in Judaism offers everyone guidance for seeking forgiveness.

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Reading a loving letter

Why You Should Pray for 'God Winks'

Ask the Lord to favor you with one or more of these special reminders of His love.

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How to pray while waiting

How to Pray While Waiting for Important News

Waiting for test results? News about a job? Here’s how to pray about it.

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Why pray daily?

Why Should I Pray Every Day?

Here are five reasons why it’s important to keep your connection to God fresh and vibrant.

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How to pray when sick

4 Ways to Pray from Your Sick Bed

These stories from the Bible show how four figures prayed for healing.

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Prayer in a season of change.

4 One-Word Prayers of Hope in a Season of Change

These powerful Bible verses can help us weather a time of transition.

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Is faith about having God do stuff for us?

Is the Point of Faith Getting God to Do Stuff For Us?

Yes, faith can move mountains, but often God hands you a shovel first.

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Emergency at the hospital

3 One-Word Prayers for Emergencies

When you barely have time to think, one of these words can make a powerful difference.

How to pray during disturbing times

How to Pray for People You Disagree With

Jesus offers specific instructions on how to pray for those who make us angry.

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Guideposts' Ty'Ann Brown

Join Us for Healing Day of Prayer 2019

Ty’Ann Brown invites followers to participate in this special Day of Prayer. Send your prayer requests for our Healing Day of Prayer on September 24, 2019.

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Photo credit: Vince Lambert

Prayer Shawls Comfort Grieving Military Families

Volunteers knit and crochet for the loved ones of fallen soldiers.

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When your prayers aren't answered

4 Questions to Ask If Your Prayers Aren’t Answered

Here are some Biblical examples of why a prayer may not always get the response you expect.

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