Articles on Faith-topics:spiritual-growth/prayer

10 Spiritual Disciplines to Strengthen Your Faith

Spiritual disciplines help Christ followers to abide in Christ and learn from God’s Holy Spirit. Learn 10 basic spiritual disciplines that you can incorporate into your walk with God.

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.

Why Would a Christian Fast?

Fasting helps you to humble yourself and remember that you depend on God alone to meet all your needs. And for a time, it makes feeding your soul a higher priority than feeding your body.

Prayer Guide: How to Pray for Our Country

We live in very polarizing times. However, Jesus calls for us to be unified in Him with love for each other. How can we reach this unity?

Prayer Guide: How to Pray for Our Country's Leaders

God calls us to pray for our leaders — that they would submit to His leadership for the sake of His will being done and for the advancement of His kingdom.

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.

21 Things to Pray For: Tips for a Better Prayer Life in 2021

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 21 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.

Reasons Why We Pray

What does prayer actually accomplish? If God knows everything, and God controls everything, why should we pray to Him?

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.

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