Power of Prayer

The power of prayer is undeniable to those who pray regularly. True stories of prayer making a difference in a moment, a life, or the world inspire each of us to examine and strengthen our faith life regularly. Reach deep inside to access the power of praying to change our lives and change our hearts.

Daily prayer practice

The Comfort of a Daily Prayer Practice

How everyday conversations with God lead to serenity and peace of mind.

Praying for guidance

A Simple Bible Prayer for God’s Guidance and Wisdom

Whatever challenge or decision you are facing today, pray these words.

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Rick Hamlin

Another Medical Mystery in Need of Prayers

Back in the hospital and waiting for answers, this patient finds medicine in both the clinical and the spiritual.

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Summer with God

3 Ways to Spend the Summer with God

The season invites us to enjoy longer and warmer days with some quiet, some friends and always in His presence.

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A Powerful Word to Pray

One Powerful Word to Pray

Energize your life and the lives of those around you with a prayer rich in meaning.

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A woman prays in the outdoors

Prayer Power: Embracing Change

Change is a constant—especially these days. These four prayers can help  you manage the transitions.

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What Prayer Can Do: God Had Been There All Along

She had been asking God for help with her young son’s issues. Then a simple moment reminded her that He was always there.

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Pentecost, the Church's birthday

5 Prayers for Pentecost, the Church’s Birthday

What happened when the apostles gathered in the upper room almost 2,000 years ago enriches how we pray today.

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Praying through addiction

12 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Recovery

We are all recovering from something, if not addiction. Here are some Bible verses to help.

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Rick Hamlin on healing in the hospital

Hospitals as Holy Places—Prayers and the Process of Healing

God works through our prayers as well as nurses, doctors, techs and aids.

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12 Refreshing Spring Devotions to Uplift Your Spirit

We hope these devotions bring hope and cultivate spiritual growth for you and your loved ones so that you can flourish in this season of renewal.

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Couple grieving

When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

If anger, resentment and bitterness beckon, it’s God’s love that can answer.

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Healing

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

Examples of when Jesus answered desperate prayers for help with miracles.

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Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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