Outreach Ministries


Guideposts Outreach touches millions
of lives by bringing faith and hope to people
in need of God's presence and promise.
The articles here show the huge difference
 Guideposts Outreach ministries make
 in the lives of so many. Guideposts 
distributes 
millions of inspirational
 publications free to 
the military,
nursing  homes, prisons, a
nd
children’s hospitals, and the
 
OurPrayer ministry prays over 
hundreds of thousands of
 
prayer requests by name and
 
need each and every year.

Recent Outreach Ministries Stories

How God’s Word was the life preserver that rescued me from an ocean of fear.

by Edie Melson

When someone you love is deployed, the nights may be long, but sometimes it's the daylight hours you have to watch out for.

by Edie Melson

Jason (right) with his wife, Jennifer

Guideposts Outreach distributes thousands of free issues every year. Here’s one life the program really changed

by Jason Liu
, Mandeville, Louisiana

Military family financial advisor Ellie Kay

Here's a continuing list of financial and legal actions to take to protect you and your family before deployment. 

by Edie Melson

Eventually I stopped fighting back and began to listen to what our son had to say. He won me over with these simple words...

by Edie Melson

Military family financial advisor Ellie Kay

Before deployment, whether you are married or single, it’s important to take care of business before leaving the U.S. It will make all the difference for family members back home.

 

     
    by Edie Melson

    I’d always taken pride in being strong, no matter what life threw my way. Then life tossed my son’s deployment at me.

     
    by Edie Melson

    What if we planted a healthy, gospel-centered church near every major Marine Corps base around the world? A stable church family for military families whose lives are full of instability.

    by Edie Melson

    God is with us in our grief, and his kindness and sympathy are always ours, noted Dr. Norman Vincent Peale.

     
    by Katie Allen Berlandi

    Those friends who rejoiced with us in Jimmy’s decision gave us a precious gift. In them, we had a safe place to share our struggles without fear of condemnation.

    by Edie Melson

    I remembered how much I meant to my earthly daddy and how much I mean to my heavenly father. How does that relate to the time my son spent as a soldier in Iraq?

    by Edie Melson

    My son's 13 weeks of boot camp were a trial by fire for me as well. I was getting a crash course in what it means to be a military family.

    by Edie Melson

    For me, the Fourth of July is no longer just a pleasant summer break. It's about the sacrifices made by so many.

    by Edie Melson

    For any family with a soldier, goodbyes are a part of life. As hard as it is to say goodbye, sometimes the hellos are just as difficult...

    by Edie Melson

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