Prayer Stories

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.
Reading about Sarah of the Bible

Sarah of the Bible: When God Makes You Laugh

An example of what can happen when we open ourselves up to God's presence. 

The Hamlin family

An Answered Prayer at a Mother’s Death

A longtime prayer request shared by a mother and son is granted.

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Pray for the people in your dreams

Should You Pray for the People in Your Dreams?

Five ways to pray for those who pop up in your dreams. 

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The prayer of Abraham, "here I am."

How to Always Be Ready for Whatever Life Brings

In the Bible, Abraham uttered three perfect words of prayer in answer to God’s call.

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Praying "hallowed be Thy name"

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name’

Correctly understanding the beginning of the Lord's Prayer changes the way we pray.

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Praying through a life change

How to Pray Your Way Through a Life Change

God provides a path to wisdom and strength, even in the toughest of transitions.   

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Finding time to pray

How to Pray When You Don’t Have Time

Each day offers moments when you can connect with God. Here's how to find them.

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Finding calm

4 One-Word Prayers for Finding Calm

These simple prayers will help you trade anxiety for peace.

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The official Rose Parade float appears at the 128th Tournament Of Roses Parade Presented By Honda on January 2, 2017 in Pasadena, California.

The Best Word to Start Your New Year

It was the Rose Parade in Pasadena in 1984, and my Dad came up with the perfect theme.

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What The Revelation says about prayer

What the Last Book in the Bible Says About Prayer

When it comes to wondering how God receives your prayers, turn to The Revelation.

Prayers for a new year

3 Prayers to Help You Make a Fresh Start in the New Year

There’s no better time to find ways to prayerfully wrap up the past and face the future.

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Wise men and Day of Holy Innocents

Why an Overlooked Part of the Christmas Story is Still Important Today

The Day of the Holy Innocents is a time to pray for peace and justice everywhere.

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Away in a manger

7 of the Loveliest Lines in Christmas Carols

These holiday hymns can also provide prayer inspiration.

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Best Christmas present

The Best Thing to Ask for This Christmas

If you’re asked what you want for Christmas, why not add this to your list?

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