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Franklin Graham: Pray that God Will ‘Help Us Know the Truth’ about Election Fraud Claims

Franklin Graham: Pray that God Will 'Help Us Know the Truth' about Election Fraud Claims Evangelist Franklin Graham is asking Americans to pray for the truth to be known about allegations of election fraud, no matter the outcome.Graham, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, made the comments on... Read more

Police, Church Members Pray Together after Hurricane Iota Devastates Honduras

Police, Church Members Pray Together after Hurricane Iota Devastates Honduras In a powerful display of faith, local police officers and church members are crying out to God as Hurricane Iota made landfall in Honduras this week.Iota, which has downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, was the second hurricane to hit Central America this... Read more

North Korean Defector Fled the Country So She Could Pray without Fear of Death

North Korean Defector Fled the Country So She Could Pray without Fear of Death "I want to live the life I choose" Sookyung Kang stated in a new video with the group, Liberty in North Korea, about her choice to defect from North Korea so she could pray without fear of dying."I chose my dreams and freedom," she... Read more

How to Pray When Your Thoughts Are Out of Control

Alisha Headley iBelieve Contributing Writer Studies have shown that we can think up to 80,000 thoughts in a given day, and out of those thoughts, 80% of them are negative. Ouch! Whats on your mind at this very moment?I wish I could say we could control every thought that comes into our heads. But many... Read more

Save the date! Pray for Muslim-background believers this Wednesday – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — God is doing great and marvelous things in the Muslim world. Under challenging circumstances in places like Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan, multitudes leave Islam to follow Jesus. More Muslims have come to faith in Christ in the last ten years than during the previous 14 centuries, Uncharted Ministries asserts. New... Read more

‘Pray for This City’: Fourth Houston Police Officer Killed This Year

'Pray for This City': Fourth Houston Police Officer Killed This Year The Houston Police Department is grieving the death of its fourth police officer this year. Twenty-five-year veteran Sgt. Sean Rios died in a gunfight on Monday, according to KTRK News.The 47-year-old officer was shot several times on his way to the airport for the... Read more

Kirk Cameron Issues a Call to Pray Against ‘Wicked Plans’

Kirk Cameron Issues a Call to Pray Against 'Wicked Plans' Christian actor Kirk Cameron urged Americans to pray for the countrys protection from evil hearts on Monday, according to The Christian Post.Hey everybody, I am asking you to make an emergency pull over onto the side of the road, safely if you are able to,... Read more

‘Pray Fervently’ for Biden and Prove ‘Christians Are Not Hypocrites,’ Says Pastor Robert Jeffress

'Pray Fervently' for Biden and Prove 'Christians Are Not Hypocrites,' Says Pastor Robert Jeffress One of President Trumps top evangelical supporters is calling on Christians to pray for Joe Biden, saying the Democrat is the apparent president-elect.Robert Jeffress, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, says in a new column that Christians should pray... Read more

Vote, Pray, Wait: Faith Leaders Reassure Congregations, Call for Full Vote Count as Election Remains Uncertain

Vote, Pray, Wait: Faith Leaders Reassure Congregations, Call for Full Vote Count as Election Remains Uncertain (RNS) As the first polls began to close Tuesday (Nov. 3), the Rev. Cara Tanis logged off.Instead of obsessing over election returns as they trickled in throughout the night, she went for a walk.Tanis was joined by 50 to... Read more

7 Ways You Can Pray for Someone Today

Why Christians Pray for Others This is the confidence we have before him: If we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. (1 John 5:14)Prayer is a link between us and God. The Bible lets us know that those God deems righteous can confidently approach him in prayer, knowing with certainty that their prayers... Read more

No matter who wins the 2020 election, pray for U.S. church leaders – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — Today is Election Day in the U.S. Today, voters submit their choices for national, state, and local leaders. Click here to find your local polling station. Approximately 239 million people are eligible to vote in the 2020 election, and 93 million voted early by mail. In 2016, Pew Research identified intense political... Read more

L.A. Fines Church $1,000 after 11 People Pray in 500-Seat Sanctuary

L.A. Fines Church $1,000 after 11 People Pray in 500-Seat Sanctuary Los Angeles County fined a Catholic church $1,000 this month after the congregation allowed 11 individuals including five women in prayer veils to pray and worship inside the sanctuary on a Thursday in violation of COVID-19 health restrictions.The citation against Lady of Angels Catholic... Read more

Natalie Grant asks people to pray after Covid diagnosis

Christian singer Natalie Grant with her husband, Bernie Herms, and their three daughters.Natalie Grant/InstagramNatalie Grant has asked people to pray for her asthmatic daughter after the worship artist received a positive Covid-19 diagnosis.  She told her fans on Instagram that she was feeling "terribly achy, extra tired" and "just super bleh".  She has also lost her... Read more

Pray for Persecuted Christians – Bible Gateway Blog

[See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] Join with Christians around the world in praying for our brothers and sisters who are persecuted for believing Jesus Christ is their savior. Christians will observe the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (#IDOP) on November 1, 8, & 15,... Read more

How and Why to Pray the Scriptures for Your Children: An Interview with Jodie Berndt – Bible Gateway Blog

How can using the Bible to shape your desires and requests open the door to God’s provision to free us from worry and fear in our parenting? How can you pray the Bible for developing your children’s faith, character, safety, relationships, and their future? Bible Gateway interviewed Jodie Berndt (@jodieberndt), author of Praying the Scriptures... Read more

‘A New Jesus Movement in America’: More Than 35,000 Pray for Revival in Washington D.C.

'A New Jesus Movement in America': More Than 35,000 Pray for Revival in Washington D.C. On Sunday, over 35,000 people gathered for the Let Us Worship tour in Washington D.C. to intercede for the future of America.The tour, which gathered throughout the day at different locations, began in front of the Supreme Court. There, believers... Read more

Eat, Pray, Love: How Families Grow Stronger During the Pandemic

The Story: A new survey finds that the pandemic has drawn some families closer together. The Background: The American Family Survey (AFS) is a nationally representative survey of Americans sponsored by the Deseret News and Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy in connection with YouGov. The survey examines Family Life During a Pandemic... Read more

How Should Christians Pray During Elections? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Mika Edmonson: Dr. Moore, what do you think? How should Christians pray during election season? Russell Moore: Well, I think there’s one part of it about praying generally, and then one praying in... Read more

The Reason I Pray, Even When Its a Struggle – Encouragement for Today – October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020The Reason I Pray, Even When Its a StruggleANNE GRAHAM LOTZ Lee en espaolFor this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your... Read more

How to Pray for Your Husband instead of Trying to Change Him

Your husband will not change overnight. And perhaps, he might not change at all.Will you trust God enough to accept that EVEN IF your husband doesnt change, you will still trust that God is in control?A beautiful story in the Bible depicts this even if statement in Daniel 3:8-30 where King Nebuchadnezzar commanded everyone to... Read more

Why (and How) Should We Pray the Names of God?

If youve ever done a Bible study about the names of God, you were likely blessed to discover the wonderful ways our Lord is described throughout the Old and New Testaments. Rich with meaning, the names of God not only point to who He is, they give us a clear picture of what He has... Read more

‘I Pray for Everyone Grappling with COVID-19’: Melania Trump Details Her Experience with COVID-19

'I Pray for Everyone Grappling with COVID-19': Melania Trump Details Her Experience with COVID-19 First Lady Melania Trump is speaking out on her personal experience and recovery from COVID-19 after she and her husband, President Donald Trump, tested positive in early October.In an official statement, Melania explained that following the diagnosis, she immediately thought of... Read more

How Should We Pray for the Presidential Election?

Our country has experienced a lot this year. Not only are we still living through a global pandemic, and seeing racial injustices heightened, but we are also gearing up for one of the most important elections in our lifetime.Politics has always caused division within our country and relationships with others, yet this election year feels... Read more

Women Gather on Capitol Hill to Pray for Amy Coney Barrett

Women Gather on Capitol Hill to Pray for Amy Coney Barrett On the first day of Judge Amy Coney Barretts confirmation hearing, Concerned Women for America gathered on Capitol Hill to pray and protest in favor of her confirmation, The Christian Post reports.Coney Barrett is expected to fill the vacancy left behind following the death... Read more

Five reasons why Christians should pray for the media

(Photo: Unsplash/Roman Kraft)Christians and churches of all denominations are being urged to pray for the media on Sunday 1 November. The appeal comes from Christians in Media, a network working across all forms of media online, print, local, national and global. And it follows the Queen's praise for the role of the news media after she... Read more

10 Verses to Memorize and Pray for Healing

Dolores Smyth Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer As Gods children, our Father wants us to look to Him for all of our needs. The Bible tells us so, encouraging us to pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests (Ephesians 6:18). Among our most ardent prayers and requests are those for... Read more

Watch and Pray – Beloved Women – October 7, 2020

Watch and Pray Beloved Women October 7, 2020READ: Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. (Matthew 26:41 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Temptations are battles that we all must face. We never know when we may find ourselves in situations that may cause us to act impulsively... Read more

10 Scriptures to Pray for Our Nation and Our Leaders

As Christians, we are to live in a fine balance; standing for that which is true while seeking unity amongst ourselves whenever possible, standing firm in the faith whileshowing grace to those who do not, holding our leaders accountable whilepraying for their wisdom and well-being As our nation finds itself in yet another highly divisive... Read more