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Guideposts Classics

Recent Guideposts Classics Stories

Robert Frost

In this story from August 1955, John Sherrill profiles the beloved poet, an experience he found "meaningful, almost haunting."

by John Sherrill

Billy Graham

In this story from December 1966, the evangelist and author shares three symbols that represent the true meaning of the season.

by Billy Graham

Eddie Rickenbacker

In this story from March 1945, the very first issue of Guideposts, the fighter pilot and war hero shares lessons he learned from life's struggles.

by Captain Eddie Rickenbacker

Ed Asner

In this story from October 1979, the star of stage, screen and TV shares how his faith came to impact his work.

by Ed Asner

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

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