How to Pray

Praying for stability and strength

7 Bible Verses to Keep You Steady and Strong

When the ground beneath your feet seems to shift, focus on what is sure and never changing.

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Guideposts blogger Bob Hostetler

Bob Hostetler's Tips for One-Word Prayers

The pastor, author and Guideposts blogger shares how you can include one-word prayers to your prayer life.

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Lord Have Mercy

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Lord Have Mercy’

It’s a phrase we sometimes use without thinking. But it’s a prayer with deep and wide meaning.

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Bible verses for sunsets

Everyday Joy: Bible Verses for Appreciating Sunsets

While dealing with uncertainty all around us, we still have beautiful sunsets.

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How to pray through big changes in life

How to Pray Through Life’s Big Changes

Three tips for handling a new job, a layoff, a new child, an empty nest, a difficult illness and more

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4 prayers for money worries

4 Prayers for Money Worries

The faith of the Zarephath widow inspires words of hope during economic uncertainty.

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Pray a litany for a pandemic

Pray This Litany to Find Peace During the Pandemic

Prayers to guide us through uncertain times as the coronavirus continues to concern the world.

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Max Lucado on faith in challenging times

Max Lucado on Faith and the Challenge of Our Times

The pastor and bestselling author offers practical, prayerful help for all we are facing.

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Moving forward in faith

How to Move Forward as People of Faith

As the nation reckons with the death of George Floyd, here are ways to find righteousness, goodness and hope.

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How to pray for communities

How to Pray for Communities Near and Far

Jesus offered us a framework when it comes to praying for our neighborhoods, states and beyond.

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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor-in-Chief

Grappling with the Notion of Race in America

Thoughts on having the hard but necessary discussion about our history of racism

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Pray for causes

How to Pray Through Your Anger

When you are passionate—even righteously angry—about a cause, these five Bible verses will guide you.

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