Bob Hostetler

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How to pray for the future.
Power of Prayer

5 Ways to Pray for the Future

Your prayers today can unlock the door to hopes and dreams for tomorrow and beyond.

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The power of childhood prayers.
Pray Effectively

Rediscover Your Childhood Prayers

7 simple prayers that can awaken childlike simplicity and trust

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4 prayers to read around the Thanksgiving table.
Pray Effectively

4 Prayers to Read Around the Thanksgiving Table

Let one—or more—of these prayers enrich your Thanksgiving celebration

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Improve your prayer life by praying with others.
Power of Prayer

Help Your Prayer Life by Praying with Others

Praying in public, as well as in private, can enrich your life with prayer mentors and prayer partners.

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Why forgiveness is so important.
Power of Prayer

Why Forgiveness Is a Big Deal

3 ways to find grace and healing as we pray for forgiveness–for ourselves and others

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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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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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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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Try praying a haiku poem to freshen your prayer life.
Power of Prayer

Pray a Little Poetry

If your prayer life has gone stale, throw some haiku into the mix.

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How to pray with thanks and gratitude even when things aren't great.
Pray Effectively

How to Pray in Tough Times

You may not give thanks for every circumstance, but you can give thanks in every circumstance.

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