Prayer Stories

How to forgive someone

How to Forgive Someone Who Has Hurt You

Forgiveness doesn’t always mean forgetting. But it does mean moving on.

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6 prayers for summer fun

6 Simple Prayers to Increase Summer Fun

It’s a season that brings special situations—from an urge to skip church to bathing suit self-criticism. Here’s how to pray through it.

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Summer a Season of Prayer

4 Biblical Ways to Pray This Summer

Along with the cookouts, campfires and family reunions, here are ways to celebrate the season spiritually.

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Pray for what you really want

How to Pray for What You Really Want

Why we don't need to hem and haw when it comes to asking for what we really need from God. 

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A group of graduates throwing their caps in the air.

A Prayer for the High School Graduate

Ask God for guidance during this major life transition.

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Miracle of Pentecost

The Miracle of Pentecost Delivers a Powerful Reminder

How we all come to understand each other through God’s language of love.

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A 5-word prayer that works

A 5-Word Prayer That Always Works

When your life is out of control, these words can express all your helplessness and your hope.

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Man surrendering in prayer

Two Simple Words to Draw Closer to God

Write these words down and look at them daily as a preface to prayer.

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Devon with his daughter, Leah, near his Houston home

What Devon Still Learned from His Daughter’s Cancer Battle

The former NFL star never expected to get this faith lesson from his sick daughter

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Author Jonathan Merritt

The Prayer Practice That Helped Him Reconnect with God

Struggling with chronic pain, religion writer Jonathan Merritt regained his faith through prayer

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A hummingbird in flight approaches a flower

The Hummingbird That Led Her to Pray

Michele's teenage daughter was a natural doubter—until a tiny bird found its way into the family's garage. 

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How to pray your grief to God

How to Pray During Life’s Darkest Moments

Prayers of grief, loss or betrayal—laments—are thoroughly biblical ways to talk to God.

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