Articles on Faith-topics:spiritual-growth/prayer

The Armor of God: How to Prepare for Spiritual Warfare

What does it mean to put on the armor of God? See how the Bible tells Christians to prepare for (and overcome) Satan’s attacks.

What your response to Syria says about you

Do the images break your heart? Your response says a lot about the way God is working in your life.

What it’s Like to be a Middle Class Refugee

Our prayers must be for God to heal lands and touch hearts! Our prayers must be that no man, woman, or child will be forced because of their desperation to commit unspeakable acts to provide for themselves or their children.

What Happens When Your Story Intersects with a Refugee’s Story?

Our prayers must be for God to heal lands and touch hearts! Our prayers must be that no man, woman, or child will be forced because of their desperation to commit unspeakable acts to provide for themselves or their children.

We Need You to Commit to Praying for Our World’s Refugees

Our prayers must be for God to heal lands and touch hearts! Our prayers must be that no man, woman, or child will be forced because of their desperation to commit unspeakable acts to provide for themselves or their children.

A Radical call to Pray for ISIS

If you struggle to forgive your enemies you’re in good company. But Christians suffering at the hands of ISIS are calling for something radically different.

How to Pray: the Beginner's Guide

Whether you are just starting to pray regularly or you want to start over, this guide is designed for people like you.

20 Things to Pray For: Tips for a Better Prayer Life in 2020

Need help figuring out how to grow your prayer life this year? Or just want to learn what to pray for in general? Here’s a list of 20 suggestions.

How to Plan and Lead Effective Prayer Meetings

The key to effective prayer meetings is intentional preparation. This guide will show you how to prepare for a spiritually rich time in community prayer.

What Is Lent All About, and Why Is It Important?

What does it mean to give something up for Lent? How does Lent prepare you for Easter? What exactly do people do during Lent? Find out the answers to these questions and more.

Lent: How to Slow Down and Make More Room for Jesus in Your Life

The death and resurrection of Jesus is the big storyline of the Bible. It’s no surprise, then, that a majority of Christians celebrate it every year on Easter Sunday. But did you know some people start getting ready for Easter 40 days before it happens?

Fasting: Why Do People Do It?

Discover what fasting is and how it can impact your faith. Learn why giving up food and drink for a period of time can improve your relationship with God.

The Way You Love Your City Matters to God

When we show up in our cities and neighborhoods and move toward people with helpful action, we can bring change through the love of God.

Walking in the Spirit

Whether the Spirit’s influence is a slow IV drip or a flowing river depends on our participation in the spiritual life by these six actions.

How Your Personality Connects You With God

God has hard-wired each of us to experience Him uniquely.

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