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Guideposts Classics

Recent Guideposts Classics Stories

General Douglas MacArthur

In this story from November 1953, the heroic general shares a holiday tale that is nearly 100 years ago.

by General Douglas MacArthur


Danny Thomas

In this story from May 1981, the actor and comedian recalls how an answered prayer led him to found Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

by Danny Thomas


Robert Duvall

In this story from April 1998, the acclaimed actor reveals how playing a preacher impacted his spiritual life.

by Robert Duvall


Actress Mary Martin relaxes on the farm she and her husband use for retreats.

In this story from June 1969, the star of stage and screen shares how she came to understand  the benefits of a spiritual retreat.

by Mary Martin


June Lockhart

In this story from May 1958, the beloved actress reveals the place she thinks is most effective for reaching out to God.

by June Lockhart


Glen Campbell

In this story from October 1994, the singer and his wife discuss how faith and prayer saved their marriage—and his life.

by Kim and Glen Campbell
, Phoenix, Arizona

Ben Vereen

In this story from July 1976, the star of stage and screen shares how he learned to use his gifts for God's glory.

by Ben Vereen


Funnyman Tim Conway

In this Guideposts Classic, funnyman Tim Conway shares a tale of childhood faith and answered prayer.

by Tim Conway
, Woodland Hills, California

Actor Karl Malden

In this story from April 1975, the popular star of The Streets of San Francisco shares his secret for finding calm in the midst of a hectic day.

by Karl Malden
, Los Angeles, California

Sidney Poitier

In this story from August 2001, the acclaimed actor shares how his happy and honorable upbringing has impacted his career choices.

by Sidney Poitier
, Los Angeles, California

Patty Duke

In this story from January 1963, the actress explains how playing Helen Keller helped to strengthen her faith.

by Patty Duke
, as told to Sidney Fields

Babe Ruth

In this story from October 1948, the legendary slugger shares how important his early religious training was to him, especially in his final days.

by George Herman Ruth


Graham Kerr, the Galloping Gourmet

In this September 1976 story, TV's Galloping Gourmet and his wife share the story of how faith in God healed their marriage.

by Graham and Treena Kerr


Actress Ann Blyth

In this story from December 1952, the acclaimed actress recalls how, inspired by her mother, she came to acquire her own spiritual strength.

by Ann Blyth


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