Faith

4 new ways to observe Lent
How to Pray

How to Observe Lent in a Different Way This Year

4 ways to shift the focus of your prayers and spiritual practices

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When you can't pray
How to Pray

How to Pray When You Don’t Feel Like It

Even someone who has written books about prayer occasionally needs motivation. Here are five tips.

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The Bible for Lent
How to Pray

5 Biblical Ways to Celebrate Lent

Drawing inspiration for the season from Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness

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Power of Prayer

When It’s Powerful to Repeat a Prayer

The daily renewal of certain prayers can deepen our connection to God.

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Positive Living

The Positive Power of a Weekly Food Routine

Making or buying a meaningful food is a way to mark time and reconnect with yourself.

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How to Pray

Finding the Antidote to Vaccine Frustration

After waiting in the bitter cold for a vaccine that didn’t arrive, this prayer proved the better option to blame and anger.

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Devotions for Women

Get Real with Jesus

Talk to Jesus about your personal struggles.

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Stories of Faith

Church Leaders Get Creative to Serve Their Communities During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Two pastors on the challenges—and surprising benefits—of turning to technology to connect with their congregations. 

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Pastor Derrick Shields, pastor at Christ Community Church. Credit: Michael A. Schwarz
Stories of Hope

Diversity Has Strengthened the Bonds of This Pastor's Congregation

In the heart of the South, a church does the hard work of racial reconciliation

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