Stories Of Faith

Take a moment to lift your spirit and witness the many
ways God responds to our needs. These incredible
true stories of faith, hope and prayer will enrich
your spiritual life and inspire you to move forward
on your faith journey.

Recent Stories of Faith

Donna Reed

In this story from September 1962, the beloved actress shares how her father's courage and strength taught her to rely on God.

by Donna Reed
, Beverly Hills, California

Jesus, Mary and Joseph in the manger

You'll want to share this moving and inspiring prayer from former Guideposts editor Van Varner with everyone you love.


Kathy Howard
The hospital was the last place she wanted to be, but it served to remind her of the reason for the season.
by Kathy Howard
, Blackshear, Georgia

Phyllis Rawlins
A grieving widow whose home was destroyed by a tornado is thrilled when her husband's wedding band is discovered in the rubble.

A tray of chocolate chip cookies in the oven

I clearly received the message from a loving God: Even when times are hard, I’ll help you get through them.

by Lynne M. Heinzmann
, North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Mark Wahlberg while being interviewed by Piers Morgan on CNN

Hollywood superstar Mark Wahlberg may come off as a tough guy, but as he reveals in this interview with CNN's Piers Morgan, he's a man of faith who begins each day in prayer.


Fran Allison

In this story from April 1950, the actress and singer–and Kukla and Ollie's best pal–shares how she relied on faith when her life was at risk.

by Fran Allison
, Chicago, Illinois

Pauline Jacobi at the wheel of her car

This 92-year-old woman confronted an armed robber with frank talk about her belief in God, saving her own life and quite possibly his.


Rev. Billy Graham in 2000

In 1977, the beloved evangelist sat down with Guideposts to discuss the obstacles and challenges people face in deciding to turn to God.

by Arthur Gordon
, New York, New York

Various articles of clothing drying on a clotheslines

In this Guideposts Classic from 1979, a woman expresses gratitude for what she doesn't have.

by Faye Field


Robin Davis

There were three things this food editor swore she'd never do—get married, move back to Ohio and join a church. Guess what?

by Robin Davis
, Columbus, Ohio

God’s probably not going to wait until I feel like I’m ready to handle whatever’s heading my way...

by Julia Attaway

Broadcaster Hugh Downs

In this story from July 1966, the popular television personality offers an account of his journey of faith.

by Hugh Downs


Agnes Moorehead

In this story from August 1965, the star of stage and screen reveals the importance of the Holy Book to her life and her career.

by Agnes Moorehead


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