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.

The cure for worry is prayer

You Can Worry, or You Can Pray

The cure for worry is not worrying less. It is praying more. 

What to do when you're annoyed.

When Others Get on Your Nerves

An annoying distraction in church leads to some insight–and wisdom.

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A mature woman clasps her hands in prayer

Spiritual Stretching: The Benefits of Prayer

In his new book, Pray for Me: Finding Faith in a Crisis, Rick Hamlin reminds us that prayer always rewards those who practice it.

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4 hard prayers to pray

4 Prayers That Are Seldom Easy But Always Worth It

These four “hard prayers” are not only biblical; they will also deepen and broaden your praying while enriching your life. 

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5 best questions to ask God when praying

5 Best Questions to Ask God in Prayer

Not every question is a good question. But these are.

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Soup kitchen prayer.

My Soup Kitchen Prayer

Celebrating a God who made Himself a servant first

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6 ways to pray on the 4th of July

6 Ways to Pray on the 4th of July

In addition to fireworks and parades, celebrate Independence Day with prayer.

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A proverb for every day

A Proverb for Every Day

The Book of Proverbs has 31 chapters, one for each day of the month.

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3 misconceptions about prayer.

3 Misconceptions About Prayer

Wondering if your prayer habits are on the right track? Here’s some gentle guidance.

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Prayer in the workplace

Prayer Fellowship at Work

Finding a way to talk with God as you go about your workday.

Backyard prayers

Revive Childhood Memories with Backyard Prayers

How one man is returning to the simplicity and honesty of childhood and creating an outdoor place of prayer.

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Proud American Karen Jason

Proud to Be an American: A New Citizen Celebrates Her Adopted Country

An immigrant from India wondered if she and her family were doing the right thing by committing to American citizenship. Would her prayer for assurance be answered?

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When you desperately need a prayer

When You Desperately Need a Prayer

If you find yourself at a loss for words, here are some right out the Bible.

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6 summer prayers

6 Summer Prayers

A new season offers inspiration to refresh your daily prayer habit.

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