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Intercessory Prayer

The Blessing of Blessing

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Whether or not you choose to pray before meals, or faith is central to your life, or you believe in God, I encourage you to take the time to pause, even for just a moment, to recognize the good fortune that you do have in this world.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Does Prayer Work? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.10.2012 | Science

An overwhelming 83 percent of Americans say that God answers prayers--which raises the question, does prayer work? Is it something that we can even be...

Is Praying Before Football Games Cheating?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Valerie Tarico

NFL football doesn't have a prohibition against or a penalty for pre-game prayers, even though they do penalize certain other attempts to enhance neurotransmitters and fast twitch muscles.

Heaven Help Us: Should You Pray for Christopher Hitchens Today?

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Sherwood

A number of studies have shown that intercessory prayer works and can lead to positive results. So should you say a prayer for Christopher Hitchens today?