Pray Effectively

How can we pray effectively? While there is no one formula for effective prayers, we can strive to deepen our prayer life. Practical tips, Bible-based advice and stories from other Christians can help us learn to pray with honesty and faith, as we strive to pray effectively.

Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: Trust

Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: Trust God

OurPrayer manager Ty'Ann Brown shares the importance of putting your trust in God.

What did King Solomon pray for?

What Did Solomon Pray For?

Wisdom, right? But there was more in this young king’s prayer than that.

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Personality and prayer

How Does Personality Affect Your Prayer?

Discovering and understanding your personality can be an aid to prayer.

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How to keep up with the names on your prayer list

3 Tips on Keeping Up With Your Prayer List

Your prayers for others are important. Here’s how not to let any names fall through the cracks.

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Pray for each church you pass

Pray for Every Church You Pass

How many churches do you see on your daily commute? Around your neighborhood? On the way to the grocery store or mall?

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Using ribbons as prayer reminders

Ribbons as Reminders to Pray for Others

Backyard bushes that are filled with ribbons. And every ribbon is a prayer.

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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.

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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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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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Pray when you don't need to pray

Pray When You Don’t Need to Pray

There is a great advantage to regular prayer, whether you “need it” or not.

6 summer prayers

6 Summer Prayers

Inspiration to refresh your daily prayer habit.

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Seeking more silence and prayer

6 Ways to Find More Quiet Time

How the sounds of silence can clear a little space in your life–and your soul–to keep company with God

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Waiting for God's answer while we pray.

6 Ways to Wait for God's Answer to Your Prayers

In an impatient world, the person who prays must learn to wait on God. Here’s how to do that.

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The AlSol Tiara Resort, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Finding Peace Underwater

Have you ever been away on a trip only to be consumed by the worries you thought you'd left behind? 

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