Prayer Stories

Letting go of stress and anxiety

How to Let Go and Let God, One Day at a Time

It’s a simple phrase, but not always a simple practice. Here are seven steps to make this prayer a reality.

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Prayer in a hospital

How Hospital Chaplains Pray in a Crisis

Four chaplains on how they are praying for patients during these stressful times.

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Sheri Furman stands next to her prayer tree

How a Prayer Tree Inspired a Community to Believe in Miracles

Sheri Furman shares how a fire in her small business led to a silver lining she could never have imagined.

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Joseph the Dreamer from the Bible

How to Pray When Your Life Is on Hold

There may be no better example than that of Joseph, the dreamer, whose story is told in the Bible’s Book of Genesis.

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How to Fight Fear and Stay Positive During Trying Times

Scripture, prayer and words of widsom are useful tools to keep anxiety and panic at bay.

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Good Friday Day of Prayer

Guideposts Hosts Good Friday Day of Prayer Online

Send your prayer requests now: The inspirational one-hour Facebook Live service will feature live prayer, music, a sermon, and more.

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Holy Week promise of hope

This Holy Week: The Promise of Hope

Practicing faith as we head toward an Easter like no other.

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Finding strength from God

How to Find Strength for Another Day

In times of crisis, here's how we can replenish our strength and energy.

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Hospital nurse

How to Pray for Those on the Front Lines

Prayers for first responders and medical personnel, those who stock our groceries, deliver our packages, truck drivers and more.

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Actress Ruth Hussey

Guideposts Classics: Ruth Hussey on Answered Prayer

In this story from April 1953, the Academy Award-nominated actress shares how an answered prayer helped her portray a role she found daunting: the Virgin Mary.

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Bible verses for hope

5 Bible Verses That Offer Hope

Amid scary statistics and sobering news, here are some Scriptures to raise your spirits.

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Pray with your children

How to Pray with Your Children in Tough Times

During uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to connect spiritually with our kids, whether they’re at home or far away.

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