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

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

    If you'd like to let a military family know they're in your thoughts and prayers, here are some tips to keep in mind.

    by Edie Melson

    Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson and her family

    Here are some helpful tips to let a military family know you're thinking about them and praying for them...

    by Edie Melson

    A scary forest at night

    It was an experience that gave me the faith to believe that God was also with my son...

    by Edie Melson

    PTSD Awareness Month image with American flags

    Misinformation about PTSD often keeps those suffering from seeking help. That’s where we come in.

    by Edie Melson

    Marie Hatcher holding her son Matthew, who has a CHD, for the first time

    Like Grandma and Grandpa Peale, Marie Hatcher found a need and took action to fill it...

    by Katie Allen Berlandi

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