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 Douglas as Elly May Clampett, with Jethro, Granny, and Jed

In this story from October 1993, the actress best known as Elly May Clampett reveals how God met her halfway in her pursuit of an acting career.

by Donna Douglas
, Los Angeles, California

Lynda Ramsey Martinez

By the time she knew she had cancer, it was almost too late. But a drop of oil and a pastor's prayer made the difference.

by Lynda Ramsey Martinez
, Mesa, Arizona

Vonetta with her husband, Johnny, with kids Jaden (left) and Jordan.

Her sport was the long jump, her goal an Olympic medal. So how did she win gold...in the bobsled?

by Vonetta Flowers
, Birmingham, Alabama

Cornelius Dupree
How does it feel to be out of prison after 30 years for a crime you didn’t commit? Or to know you could have been out sooner if you’d only admitted to it?
by Cornelius Dupree
, Dallas, Texas

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


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