Prayer Stories

Daily prayer practice

The Comfort of a Daily Prayer Practice

How everyday conversations with God lead to serenity and peace of mind.

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Rick Hamlin on healing in the hospital

Hospitals as Holy Places—Prayers and the Process of Healing

God works through our prayers as well as nurses, doctors, techs and aids.

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Processing grief

10 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Grief

When it comes to sharing our sorrow, there’s no better place to turn than God’s own words.

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Persistent prayer

Why You Should Not Be Timid in Your Prayers

As Jesus taught, keep asking and asking and “it will be given to you.”

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Praying for guidance

A Simple Bible Prayer for God’s Guidance and Wisdom

Whatever challenge or decision you are facing today, pray these words.

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Rick Hamlin

Another Medical Mystery in Need of Prayers

Back in the hospital and waiting for answers, this patient finds medicine in both the clinical and the spiritual.

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Celebrating on the 4th of July

7 Bible Prayers for Our Nation—and the World

When it comes to the 4th of July, we can celebrate our freedom as well as remember others in different circumstances.

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Summer with God

3 Ways to Spend the Summer with God

The season invites us to enjoy longer and warmer days with some quiet, some friends and always in His presence.

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Father and son

What My Dad Taught Me About Prayer

Watching his two sons prepare for fatherhood, this dad reflects on some prayer traditions he learned as a boy.

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A Powerful Word to Pray

One Powerful Word to Pray

Energize your life and the lives of those around you with a prayer rich in meaning.

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Praying the Psalms

5 Ways the Psalms Can Help Your Prayers

For guidance, understanding, wisdom and comfort, these words can give voice to your prayers.

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A woman prays in the outdoors

Prayer Power: Embracing Change

Change is a constant—especially these days. These four prayers can help  you manage the transitions.

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