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.

Pray like a Secret Santa

How to Pray Like a Secret Santa

Powerful ways to pray in the moment for just about anyone—including those you don’t know.

Prayers in a jar

A Good Place to Keep Your Prayers? In a Jar!

During the Advent season, here’s a way to enliven and encourage your prayer life.

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Money worries

5 ‘Zarephath Prayers’ to Relieve Financial Stress

Relief for when you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck, or with no paycheck at all

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Autumn prayers

7 Biblical Prayers for Autumn

It’s a perfect time to reach out to our Creator.

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Moments to pray

7 Moments When Jesus Turned to Prayer

Can we learn about prayer from noticing when Jesus prayed?

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A woman prays at sunrise

Prayer Power: It’s Hard to Pray Badly

No need to fret over style points; just speak from the heart.

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A friend brings a caregiver a casserole

What Prayer Can Do: Divine Nourishment

She was at the end of her rope while looking after her mother with Alzheimer’s.  Then this caregiver received an unexpected food delivery.

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Ways prayer helps

7 Benefits of Prayer—No Matter the Outcome

Maybe the answers to our prayers are sometimes elusive—or are they?

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Serious man

How the Bible Can Help When You're Having a Down Day

If you’re feeling gloomy, here’s a Bible verse to bring some hope and inspiration.

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Prayers by candlelight

How Candles Can Light Up Your Prayers

The warmth, the flickering, even the fragrance can prompt prayers throughout your day.

Listening to God

When God Speaks, How Well Do You Listen?

The importance of pausing when you feel a nudge from God.

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Memories of 9/11

How Does Life Move On 20 Years After September 11?

As memory of the tragedy fades, honoring those who will always mourn.

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Rick Hamlin

30 Ways to Move Forward in Faith

Here is a daily journey of prayer with self-nurture and delight.

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On earth as it is in heaven

What It Means to Pray, ‘Your Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven’

Exploring the commitment and intention attached to the words that Jesus taught His disciples.

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Making time for God

How to Let God Fill Up Your Spiritual Tank

The demands of life can deplete us, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Grandfather holding grandson

6 Prayers for a New Grandchild

A first-time grandfather ponders his deepest wishes and hopes for his grandson.

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