Prayer

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.

Baby gecko

What Prayer Can Do: Lizard Love

How would she ever find the tiny gecko that was loose in her home?

Melba Patillo Beals

Lessons from the Past on Courage, Faith and Justice

During Black History Month, reflections on long-ago events that continue to haunt us today.

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Various Bible translations

Which Bible Translation Should You Use?

A personal take on some of the best guides to Scripture and prayer.

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Worried man

Why You Should Hand Over Your Worries to God

Your mind is good at creating more fear. Your faith is even better at demolishing it.

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Powerful prayer

The Most Powerful Prayer in Just One Word

You can pray it for gratitude, comfort, grief and healing.

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Keeping a dream journal

Why It's Important to Remember Your Dreams

Reviewing our dreams can help us lead a godly life. Here are 3 tips to help recall them.

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Man praying

How to Pray if ‘Father’ Is a Loaded Term

There’s a way to pray to the father who you want and need.

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How to pray when stressed

A 10-Word Prayer When You’re Out of Options

The next time you’re panicked, fearful or stressed, try these words.

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Rick Hamlin

4 Ways to Pray for Healing

You can talk to God about your health on a daily basis. Here’s how.

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Rick Hamlin; photo by Jim Anness

With Meditative Prayer, Even Silence Is Praise

How an ancient prayer practice can help in times of crisis.

Bible verses for fear

4 Bible Verses to Help You Cast Out Fear

Here are some heavenly assurances when you’re afraid.

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Shake up your prayers

5 Ways to Shake Up Your Prayers in 2022

A new year offers the chance to change things up in your prayer practice.

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Navigating the New Year

Pray as You Sail into the Unknown Waters of the New Year

How to navigate 2022 with Jesus at the helm.

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Prayers for the lonely

As Christmas Nears, Remember the Lonely in Your Prayers

It’s the season for everyone—not just those who can celebrate with family and friends.

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Prayers for Advent

What Kind of Prayers Do We Make in Advent?

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

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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

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