Prayer Stories

Prayers at night

A Prayer List for the Middle of the Night

When you can’t sleep, it’s a chance to pray for those who aren’t usually on your mind.

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John R. Paine

Lou Gehrig’s Disease Taught Author John R. Paine to Trust God

In his new book, The Luckiest Man, Paine shares how ALS opened his eyes to the beauty of depending on God.

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Enjoying silence

7 Ways to Experience the Comfort of Silence

How to step away from the busyness of life and immerse yourself in peace and quiet.

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Prayers for safe travel

7 Prayers for Safe Travels

If a trip is in your plans over the holidays, here’s how to ask for God’s protection.

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Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin

A Minute with Rick: How to Pray with a Christmas Carol

Executive Editor Rick Hamlin shares how singing a Christmas carol can be like praying

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Thanksgiving guests holding hands around the table in prayer.

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 19

Send in your prayer requests to be included at Guideposts 27th annual event.

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Evening prayers

10 Best Evening Prayers from the Bible

Before you turn out your light for the night, pray some inspiring and comforting words from Scripture.

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Let OurPrayer staff and caring community pray for you and your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day of Prayer, Monday, November 19.

Watch Our Thanksgiving Day of Prayer 2018 Video

Let OurPrayer staff and caring community pray for you and your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day of Prayer, Monday, November 19.

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Debbie Macomber: Nudges from God

Debbie Macomber: Nudges from God

Best-selling author Debbie Macomber says God gives her a push in situations where she can help others.

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Debbie Macomber: Faithfulness in Prayer

Debbie Macomber: Faithfulness in Prayer

Best-selling author Debbie Macomber shares her thoughts about struggling with prayer and how she writing the psalms in her own words helped her prayer life.

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The brass buttons from Rick's grandfather's Navy uniform

Pray for Peace on the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

Whether you know it as Veterans Day or Remembrance Day, it’s a reminder to pray for peace.

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10 Ways to Pray Away Fear

10 Ways to Pray Away Fear

How to use prayer to transform your fear into faith. 

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