Prayer Stories

Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Breaking Down the Serenity Prayer

Guideposts' VP of Ministries explores how the Serenity Prayer can positively impact your life, whether or not you are dealing with an addiction or are in a 12-step program.

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Listening for God's voice

5 Bible Verses to Help You Hear God’s Voice

Scripture shows the way in learning to listen.

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How to pray big

How to Pray Big—Really Big

Your faith can transcend the boundaries of place and spirit as you embrace the power of these words.

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Thy will be done

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Thy Will Be Done’

A powerful reminder of why “my way” isn’t the best way.

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When God shows up on the subway

When God Shows Up on the Subway

Stuck on the tracks during an unsettling delay, the prayers, the compassion, the connection all come to life.

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Looking for work

How to Pray for a Job During a Pandemic

Whether you’ve lost a job, found a job or hope for a job, some of these prayers might help.

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Prayers for aging parents

How to Pray for Your Aging Parents

After a lifetime of receiving prayers, one son is committed to offering them daily for his elderly mom and dad.

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Raylene Nickel; photo by Stephanie Blumhagen

How Six Sheets of Yellowed Paper Eased Her Loneliness

Feeling alone during the Covid-19 pandemic, this farmer prayed to hear her late husband's voice. Had she been too bold?

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Answered prayer for a mom's battle with Covid-19

An Answered Prayer in a Pandemic

A family and a church community pull a desperately ill mom through Covid-19.

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A friendly, multitasking receptionist.

God Has Prepared Good Works

Your life can leave a lasting mark and inspire others for years to come.

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Attending virtual church

How to Get the Most Out of a Virtual Church Service

Worshipping at home and online can take some getting used to. Here are 10 tips to improve your experience.

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Prayers for a child leaving home

5 Prayers for a Child Leaving Home

Whether it’s off to college, a new job or home, these words will bring comfort and strength to the whole family.

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