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.
Love between mother and daughter

How Big Things Put Little Things in Perspective

The love of a mother and a daughter gives the day its proper prayer focus.

Stuck in an elevator

The Important Role That Fear Plays in Faith

Scary situations offer a chance to build on your trust in God.

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Back to school prayers

4 Ways to Pray Your Kids to School This Year

Are your children ready for the challenges that will face them in a new class?

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A teenage girl praying with the Bible open.

7 Easy Prayers for When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Are you swamped, stressed and strung out? Remember, He’s only a prayer away. 

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Prayer group

4 Simple Reasons to Ask Others to Pray for You

When it feels as if everything is falling apart, it’s time to reach out to others. Here’s why.

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How to question God

7 Ways to Question God When You Pray

We're used to asking for things when we pray. But how about posing a direct question? Here some Biblical figures who did just that.

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Favorite hymn

What Is the Most Beloved Hymn?

Hymn Society members cast their votes for the greatest hymn of all time. Here’s the result.

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21 words to ease stress

6 Short and Simple Prayers for Coping with Stress

Quick, simple prayers for coping when you’re feeling overwhelmed.

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Bible verses about the moon

5 Bible Verses for Gazing at the Moon

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, these passages remind us of its significance in Scripture.

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How to pray during a life change

How to Pray During a Time of Painful Change

Some thoughts on how to pray when your life is upended.

Desperate prayers

How God Answers Desperate Prayers

Desperation can be the soil and seed that bears the fruit of answered prayer.

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Life stories in the Bible

Life Lessons for Today from the Bible

How biblical stories can guide us in navigating modern life.

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Praying for someone who has hurt you

Why Pray for Someone Who Has Caused You Pain?

We are all broken, wounded and in need of becoming whole.

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Pray a word of the day

Pray a Word-of-the-Day

A fun and helpful new way to pray.

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