Never Give Up Praying

Never Give Up Praying
by Lee Strobel [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Investigating Faith with Lee Strobel: Find Answers to Tough Questions About the Bible ] Baptism services were always my favorite weekends at Willow Creek Community Church, where I served as a teaching pastor for several years. I reveled in seeing so many people publicly proclaim their ...

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Global Prayer Event

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Global Prayer Event
What began as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England in 2016 has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. [Browse resources about prayer in the Bible Gateway Store ] Between May 25 — June 4, 2017, the campaign Thy Kingdom Come (@thykingdom_come ) is calling ...

What to Say When You Don’t Know How to Pray: An Interview with Adam Weber

What to Say When You Don’t Know How to Pray: An Interview with Adam Weber
Prayer seems like it should be so simple. Yet, when it comes to actually praying, often it feels awkward and complicated. What do you say when you don’t know how to pray? In time for America’s National Day of Prayer May 4, Bible Gateway interviewed Adam Weber (@adamweber ) about his book, Talking with God: ...

The Daniel Prayer: An Interview with Anne Graham Lotz

The Daniel Prayer: An Interview with Anne Graham Lotz
What is the secret to the revival of the church? To spiritual restoration? How can you renew your own relationship with God? How did the ancient prayer of Daniel move heaven and change a nation? Bible Gateway interviewed Anne Graham Lotz (@AGLotz ), the National Day of Prayer (NDP) (May 4) Task Force chairman, about ...

Give Thanks For Who God Is (Not Just For What You Have)

Give Thanks For Who God Is (Not Just For What You Have)
Are you feeling thankful today? This is the time of year when Christians encourage each other to express gratitude for the blessings in our lives, particularly the ones we often take for granted—for loved ones, for health, for supportive communities. But what if you aren’t feeling especially grateful for those usual things right now? Maybe ...

International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 6 & 13, 2016

International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 6 & 13, 2016
[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, International Day(s) of Prayer for the Persecuted Church ] [See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution.] This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (#IDOP ), a time set apart to remember millions of Christians ...

Students Pray at See You At The Pole

Students Pray at See You At The Pole
Students across America and around the world gathered before school hours this morning to publicly pray in the annual See You at the Pole™ (@SeeYouAtThePole ) event (#wecryout , #syatp2016 , #syatp and #seeyouatthepole ). [See resources about Prayer in the Bible Gateway Store ] The prayer initiative began as a grassroots movement in 1990 ...

A Prayer for Wisdom Amid Violence

A Prayer for Wisdom Amid Violence
Editor’s note: The last several weeks have witnessed many events of violence that are difficult to comprehend, and which confound efforts to respond wisely and biblically: the Orlando nightclub shooting , repeated acts of terror in the Middle East , and most recently, terrifying violence involving police in the United States . As you process ...