Faith, Prayer & Devotions

Faith is a source of comfort and hope in everyday life and when you grapple with profound questions. Your faith life is enriched through prayer as well as when you read daily devotions. Bible verses can deepen your faith and offer strength and joy for each day. Prayer stories remind us of the power of prayer.

Prayers for Advent

What Kind of Prayers Do We Make in Advent?

Something is coming. Something big—bigger than we could ever guess.

A mountain lake at sunrise

Be a Source of Joy

Without a doubt, this year has been difficult with unique challenges, ...

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Two female friends

God’s Abiding Presence

“Hey, you around?” I texted my friend Jennifer, who was also my manager at the store ...

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Woman holding her hands over her heart

Putting Things in Perspective

“I’m ready,” my mother called from her room. “Fold your blanket. I’ll be ther ...

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A full moon shines down on a lighthouse

Light in the Darkness

Jesus reminds us that He is the light of the world. When pr ...

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A woman prays at Christmas

Amaze Jesus This Holiday Season

During this special time of Advent, reflect on the qual ...

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A pair of hands doing a puzzle

Am I Wasting My Time?

While I was fixing supper, my wife, Candy, was in her recliner working on ...

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Senior woman praying at home

Stop the Stigma

The theater lights came up and my husband smiled as the credits rolled. Even though he had been ...

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A joyful woman exults on a winter's day

The Secret to True Joy

Know that God’s glory surrounds you. Remember that He ...

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Mary visited by the angel

How to Praise God, Just Like Mary

A closer look at the Magnificat, as we prepare for Christ’s birth

A spread of food

Good Food and Good Love

Old Sarge, as my dad was called, never complained about the physical indignities he suffered as P ...

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A winter's night

Experience His Heavenly Light

This time of year when the nights are long, the world can s ...

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A woman gives thanks

Activate God’s Blessings

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale said that when we give thanks, ...

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Thoughtful woman standing in her doorway

Letting Go

I knew my daughter Danielle would be okay, but would I? Danielle had told me about her ...

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A young woman prays, Bible in hand

Amen for His Glory

God is always faithful. He will never break a promise, leave or forsake you. When you ...

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Smiling woman enjoying the outdoors

Smiling the Smile

“Here! Put this up. And get me a drink!” Mom said a little more harshly than I hoped she mean ...

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