Bob Hostetler

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Reading the Bible
Power of Prayer

6 Times a Biblical Hero Should Have Prayed

Do Abraham, Moses and others offer telling moments when prayer could have changed the outcome of the story?

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Prayer meeting
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My Kind of Prayer Meeting

This pastor hated prayer meetings. Until…

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Prayer for 2018
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Chart a New Prayer Course in 2018

Would you say your prayer life was great this past year? If not, why not try a new direction? Here are 6 suggestions.

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Post Christmas exchanges
Power of Prayer

4 Post-Christmas Exchanges

Whether or not you're returning any gifts this week, here are four prayer-filled exchanges worth making.

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First Christmas
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How Did They Pray at the First Christmas?

7 ways to emulate the angels, magi, shepherds and others who prayed at the manger in Bethlehem

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Pray as you read.
Power of Prayer

Pray as You Read

Ever been tempted to pray for a fictional character? If so, don’t resist the impulse; use it. 

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Christmas prayer prompts
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20 Christmas Prayer Prompts

These prayer starters will lead you down a meaningful path to the celebration of the Incarnation.

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Martin Luther
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12 Masters of Prayer

Artists learn to paint by imitating the masters; can praying people do something similar? 

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Praise
Power of Prayer

Reclaim the Lost Art of Praise

In a season of giving thanks for what you have, don’t forget to give praise for what God offers.

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Sleep
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7 Prayers to Help You Sleep

Can’t sleep? It could be related to your prayer life. Here are some prayers that offer comfort and rest.

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