Stories of Faith

Stories of faith reveal the rewards God sends to those who believe--and who live their lives by the spiritual values they cherish.

Learning to lament in prayer can be a blessing.
Learning to lament in prayer can be a blessing.
Power of Prayer

Learn to Lament

If your prayers are only happy and upbeat, you are missing a great blessing.

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How God watches out for us in times of stress.
How God watches out for us in times of stress.
Positive Living

Learning to Wait

When you stress about what’s going to happen next, remember that God always shows up.

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Have you ever heard God's voice?
Have you ever heard God's voice?
God's Grace

They Heard A Mysterious Voice… Have You?

Our “Have You Heard the Voice?” survey generates a huge response from readers and staff.

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Reformation Day and Martin Luther
Reformation Day and Martin Luther
Pray Effectively

What Is Reformation Day?

How Martin Luther changed the way we worship, pray and look at Scripture

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In death, the sweet with the bitter
In death, the sweet with the bitter
Managing Life Changes

The Sweet with the Bitter

In the face of a family death, a mom passes along a gift to the next generation.

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7 prayers for when you're scared
7 prayers for when you're scared
Pray Effectively

7 Ways to Pray When You’re Scared

Words of comfort from the Bible when you’re anxious, uncertain or afraid.

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Trust the hand of God.
Trust the hand of God.
Emotional and Mental Health

Faith to Overcome Fear

When you’re afraid to take another step, remember that you’re hand-in-hand with God.

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Singing as an anecdote to a stressful day
Singing as an anecdote to a stressful day
Emotional and Mental Health

An Inspiration Prescription for a Stressful Day

Take a breath, hit the pause button. Then watch this stunning video of Psalm 53 being sung in Aramaic before Pope Francis.

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How to support our spiritual leaders during Clergy Appreciation Month
How to support our spiritual leaders during Clergy Appreciation Month
Positive Living

Clergy Appreciation Month

Time to remember our pastors and spiritual leaders in prayer and express our gratitude for their ministry.

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A granddaughter inspires a grandfather in prayer.
A granddaughter inspires a grandfather in prayer.
Pray Effectively

Pray Imperfectly

Not always intelligible or audible, a little granddaughter’s prayers make perfect sense to God.

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