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Power of Prayer

Prayer Power: Be a Better Thinker

Walk, journal, seek silence and other ways to reflect, reason and think deeply.

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Persistent prayer
How to Pray

Why You Should Not Be Timid in Your Prayers

As Jesus taught, keep asking and asking and “it will be given to you.”

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Power of Prayer

A Simple Bible Prayer for God’s Guidance and Wisdom

Whatever challenge or decision you are facing today, pray these words.

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How to Pray

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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Vacation Bible School
Stories of Faith

Vacation Bible School: Why It’s a Summer Tradition

Here are ways you can bring biblical stories alive for your kids.

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Jim Bolin in front of the World's Largest Rocking Chair; photo by Michael D. Tedesco
Travel

Greetings from Small-Town America: Casey, Illinois

From a giant mailbox to an oversized wind chime, this little Midwestern town has twelve things that are the largest in the world.

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Bible Resources

Verses to Live By: Spring and Summer

Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin shares Scripture that speaks to us in this time of rebirth and renewal.

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Pray the Golden Rule
How to Pray

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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God's Grace

A Connection Between Retirement and the Biblical Story of Daniel

A lesson learned about using your gifts at any age.

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What not to pray
How 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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