Prayer Stories

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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Bestselling author Debbie Macomber

6 Journaling Tips from Debbie Macomber

The beloved bestselling author explains how to start a prayer journal and why it will deepen your faith.

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The Royal Navy during the Second World War- Operation Overlord (the Normandy Landings)- D-day 6 June 1944 Glider borne troops passing over units of the Royal Navy on their way to the invasion beaches of Normandy. In the background are the battleships HMS

The Day a Train Station Knelt in Prayer

On the morning of D-Day, commuters transformed Washington, D.C.'s Union Station into a special place for peace and prayer.

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A woman looks out of her kitchen window with a cup in her hand.

An Answered Prayer for the Perfect Home

Finding the perfect home was becoming difficult until she turned over her wish list to God.

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Memorial Day flags

Honoring Memorial Day at a Beloved Cemetery

Cemeteries are as full of life as they are of death. Here’s why.

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Unanswered prayers

How 'Unanswered' Prayers Draw Us Closer to God

Even when we think God isn't listening, prayer still continues the conversation with Him.

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Bestselling author Debbie Macomber

Debbie Macomber on the Blessings of Prayer Journaling

The beloved bestselling author shares how her daily practice of recording her prayers in a journal has bolstered her faith and resulted in hundreds of answered prayers.

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Former NFL player Devon Still and his daughter Leah

Devon Still on Strength, Faith and Community

Former NFL player Devon Still talks about what he learned about faith and strength and the importance of community while his young daughter was going through difficult treatments for cancer.

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Author Jonathan Merritt

The Role of Faith in Coping with Chronic Pain

Author Jonathan Merritt shares how his experience with chronic pain first challenged his faith and then brought him closer to God.

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