Prayer Stories

Protecting a church congregation

A Church Pastor on Fear and Faith While Social Distancing

Discovering the best way to protect a faith community in the midst the Covid-19 outbreak.  

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Praying during a crisis

How to Pray During a National Crisis

Trying times are an invitation to open our heart to prayer.

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A prayer for healing

A Reassuring Prayer for Those Who Are Ill

Words from the 14th century’s Julian of Norwich offer comfort and hope.

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Family washing their hands

How to Wash Your Hands with Your Favorite Hymns

Cleanliness and Godliness go together when you sing these hymns at the sink.

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Finding calm in times of panic

How to Pray in Times of Panic

In a time of uncertainty and stress, here’s the path to finding calm and distancing ourselves from fear.

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Actor Neil Hamilton as Commissioner Gordon

Guideposts Classics: Neil Hamilton on Asking for Prayer

In this story from January 1967, actor Neil Hamilton, then starring as Commissioner Gordon on the popular TV series Batman, tells of a dramatic crossroad in his life.

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Wash your hands with prayer

How to Wash Your Hands with Prayer and Song

If you’re tired of singing “Happy Birthday” twice, here are some alternate spiritual options. 

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Praying for forgiveness

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Forgive Us Our Trespasses’

Why grace is such an important aspect of your relationship with God. 

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Asking forgiveness

The Powerful First Step to Offering Forgiveness

How to release a wrongdoing and find true peace.

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Starting to pray

How to Start a Prayer Life

As with all great things, the beginnings are simple and small.

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Job interview

How to Pray for Your Job Search

Get God involved as you network, send out resumes and go on interviews.

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Friends having an argument

How to Pray for a Friend Who Has Angered You

Shifting focus from yourself to someone else can bring about unexpected healing.

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