How to Pray

Celebrating on the 4th of July

7 Bible Prayers for Our Nation—and the World

When it comes to the 4th of July, we can celebrate our freedom as well as remember others in different circumstances.

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Father and son

What My Dad Taught Me About Prayer

Watching his two sons prepare for fatherhood, this dad reflects on some prayer traditions he learned as a boy.

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Praying the Psalms

5 Ways the Psalms Can Help Your Prayers

For guidance, understanding, wisdom and comfort, these words can give voice to your prayers.

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Pray the Golden Rule

Ways to Practice the Golden Rule When You Pray

Why not pray for others as you’d want them to pray for you?

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A place to pray

Why You Should Find a Regular Place to Pray

Just as you may have consistent daily prayer time, a chosen spot can help as well.

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Pray a word a day

New Guideposts Devotional: Pray a Word a Day

When it comes to prayer, one word can be life-changing.

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What not to pray

Two Words to Avoid When You Pray

We can turn to Simon Peter, one of Jesus’ first followers, as an example of what not to say in our prayers.

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Refresh your prayer practice

6 Biblical Qualities of God to Use in Your Prayers

If you’re trying to breathe new life into your prayer routine, focus on these words to grow in your faith.

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Pray like jazz

How Prayer Can Be Like Playing Jazz

Just like a musical form that allows for creative roaming and riffs within a framework, the same can be done when you pray.

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Living the Lord's Prayer

How to Live—and Pray—the Lord’s Prayer

Finding the fullness of our faith through both words and actions

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Faith and doubt

How Doubt Can Make Your Faith Stronger

When following a journey of faith, it’s only natural to run into challenges and questions.

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Pray beyond pandemic fears

How to Pray Your Way Out of Pandemic Fears

These three Bible scriptures will help you reclaim hope.

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Prayers that rhyme

Find the Surprising Power of Prayers That Rhyme

How the poets of Scripture show us a new depth and breadth of expression.

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Answered Prayers

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

Does a loving, caring God ever say “no”?

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