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Making the Most of Any Relationship Status

Whatever your relationship status, relationships can be consuming. Those who lack one fixate on getting…

It Might Be Time to Change the Way You Pray

If you had an open invitation from God to ask for absolutely anything at all,…

How God Protected Me During the Worst Storm of My Life

I once slept through a Category 5 hurricane. The year was 1992. I was a…

Does God Care About Who Wins Football Games?

Few would argue that prayer isn’t of vital importance for the people of God. But…

5 Prayers That Changed the World

Throughout history, faithful followers of Jesus have continually lifted the cries of their heart to…

Is ‘the Sinner’s Prayer’ Even Biblical?

Sometimes when I hear people speak about sharing the Gospel and inviting others to pray…

This Plane Started Shaking So Badly That the Pilot Asked Passengers to Start Praying

Some really scary video has emerged of an AirAsia X flight that was on its…

Lawmakers Prayed Together Before Last Night’s Congressional Baseball Game

The Congressional Baseball Game is typically a pretty lighthearted event where Democrat and Republican lawmakers…

What to Do When God Isn’t Answering Your Prayers

All of us have prayers that haven’t been answered yet—at least, not in the way…

Justice, Prayer and Outrage Fatigue

Let me guess: You’re feeling a little upset about the state of the world. Political…

You’re Overthinking Your Prayer Life

For much of my life, my prayers have been marked by anything but simplicity. Formulas,…

Pray for the Poor and Marginalized

Today we turn to a new page in American history and American Christianity. As we…

Should We Ask God For Money?

I hate money. I hate it because typically, I don’t have enough of it. I…

The Aftermath of Spiritual Breakthrough

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in the Dallas airport waiting for my flight,…

Why Is Prayer So Hard?

Prayer is one of those things we know we “should” do, but often don’t know how. But perhaps we’re making talking to God harder than it really needs to be.

Confessions of a Bad Pray-er

Jessica Edgerton writes a column for RELEVANT about how she has tried to move from distracted prayer to a simple prayer than can change everything.

The Prayer I Meant to Pray

Zak Lantz writes about praying Your will be done instead of Could you please do it my way?

OMG, What Did You Say?

Marcus Hathcock explains what it really means to take the Lord’s name in vain.

Surrendering the Unknowns

Rachel Decker writes about how her understanding of surrendering the future to God has changed over the years.

God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

Elizabeth Giger shares how she came to accept that God would give her what she needed, not what she thought she deserved.

The Journey of Grief

Gabe Holloway shares the sorrows and hopes of his family in the wake of hearing a fatal diagnosis for their unborn daughter.

Finding Your Knees Again

Carl Garrigus writes a blog for RELEVANT about dealing with a cancer diagnosis and how this hard time has led him to seek God through prayer once again.

Praying for Christopher Hitchens Isn’t Enough

Karen Spears Zacharias writes an op-ed for RELEVANT looking at the movement to pray for famous atheist Christopher Hitchens—and how it can distract us from our everyday duties of prayer.

Life, Liberty, Pursuit of … Obedience?

Jeremy Anderberg writes a blog for RELEVANT about trying to follow God in the every day, and daily trying to renew your mind.

The Best Prayer Is a Helpless One

Scott Douglas writes a column for RELEVANT looking at how prayer might be best when it’s offered in a helpless state of being.

A Different Way to Pray

Russ Masterson writes a column for RELEVANT, challenging our notion of what a proper prayer is.

Children At Risk

Chris Foster talks about life in Cambodia and the importance of mentoring young believers. Specifically he tells the story of one of his Cambodian friends who is in the Next Step program.

The Help List

In the age of celebrity activism, social justice and a renewed passion by the Church…