Prayer Stories

Stories of answered Prayer
    Not Enough Words
    03.03.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

    I thought it was strange when I called my 70-year-old dad from my home in North Carolina and he did not answer or return my call.  Two days later I still could not connect with him.  My husband also tried unsuccessfully to call him...

      Right By My Side
      02.24.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

      One day, as a senior in high school, I walked into my sociology class to find that my teacher had placed an index card and a pen (identical) on every desk.  When class started, she told us to write our deepest worry, problem or trial on the...

        Nothing Wasted in God's Economy
        02.17.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

        In early 2010, we moved to Katy just when our daughter was about to be five years old. At the top of our priority list was to find a church home within our area. We had been fully plugged into our previous church and formed wonderful...

          What I Want Most
          02.10.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

          In early 2018, I was having memory problems, insomnia, headaches and low energy, so I decided to go to an internist. He ordered a brain scan and several blood tests. The brain scan came back normal -- which was a huge relief since my dad died of...

            Faith Reactivated
            02.03.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

            My family and I relocated to Texas in 2013 from another state. Right after we settled in, I began searching for a job that would utilize my degree.  With no success after almost a year, I was feeling desperate and decided to settle for...

              It Just So Happened
              01.27.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

              For more than a month, I had been in pain while waiting for a scheduled hysterectomy and surgical repairs -- and really wanted to get it over with. However, I was very nervous and uneasy about the surgery and even started to walk away when...

                I Choose Joy
                01.20.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                In May 2017, my 90-year-old mother began to complain that she was not able to keep up in her aerobics class that met five times each week. She also no longer had the stamina afterwards to walk her daily mile and concluded she “was just...

                  Claiming His Promises
                  01.13.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                  Four years ago, I began working for a Christian family as a caregiver for the wife who had suffered a major stroke and woke up after being in a coma for two months.  But even after rehabilitation, she was bedridden, unable to speak and...

                    Never in My Wildest Dreams
                    01.06.19 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                    When our family of six moved from another country to Texas in August 2017, the events that made it possible were circumstantial. I questioned if we were doing the right thing, if this was God’s direction for us. We landed safely and found...

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