More on prayer

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Thanks, Gospel Coalition, for the Prayer Pushback

After a writer for the popular conservative Christian website called out my critique of evangelical prayer, I had some re-thinking to do.

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Cradled by Prayer

If we will let it, prayer can carry us.

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Losing God and Discovering Prayer

Whether invoking one god, many gods, or no god, prayer is about silencing the chatter and finding truth.

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Prayer That Can Sustain the Busy Life

What a nineteenth-century devotional by an obscure British writer can teach about the practicality of prayer.

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This Weekend, it’s All About the Goats

Three religions. Three holidays. Three common denominators: Goats, sacrifice, and prayer.

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Praying A Sermon Into Existence

I’m coming to see prayer as the archaeological dig that precedes any great discovery.

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What Do Americans Pray For?

Most people are either praying for themselves, a favorite sports team, or the winning lottery ticket.

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How to Pray for Divine Guidance Without Religion

An atheist finds wisdom in prayer, even if it is a practice often undergirded by indefensible beliefs.

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“Under God” Is Not All that Needs to Change About the Pledge

The dubious phrase does have something going for it — namely, controversy that could lead to conversation.

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How to Use Prayer to Master Your Daily Grind

An outline of my daily prayer routine, from one kindergartener in the school to prayer to another.