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Inspirational Stories

We are constantly immersed in stories—from
television news to films, novels and
TV programs. The inspiring real-life
stories we tell here are stories of faith,
hope and love, stories of challenges 
overcome as well as small unexpected
moments of grace.

More importantly, our inspiring true stories
are about and by people like you.
People who have discovered how to
live their lives with more hope and joy
and, through their stories and experiences,
have helped others to do the same.

 

Recent Inspirational Stories

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


You might benefit, too. Become a partner with your pet in getting healthy.

by Peggy Frezon

Having trouble seeing God's plan for you? Head outside...

by Michelle Medlock Adams

If you’re struggling with something in your life today, God’s got you covered. 

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Boxer puppy on the cover of 'Surviving Henry'

This book is not about a perfect pet or a perfect pet parent. It's about a perfect love.

by Peggy Frezon


Meet the four-legged family members of our new blogger

 

by Peggy Frezon

Nicolas Cage stands before fire in the movie poster for Left Behind

The 2014 big-budget remake has plenty of twists and turns

by Brooke Obie
, Senior Digital Editor, Guideposts.org

How a relative struggled to survive the aftermath of war

by Edward Grinnan

The Good Lie poster with Reese Witherspoon

This true story of Sudanese refugees known as the 'Lost Boys' is a testament to the strength of the human spirit that will tug on your heart strings. 

by Jessica Toomer
, New York, NY

Joel Osteen

One of America’s best-loved pastors shares his advice on how to make dreams come true.

by Joel Osteen
, Houston, Texas

Amy Grant on the Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and Rita Wilson.

Grammy winner Amy Grant stopped by the TODAY show to share her new song. It carries a beautiful message and was written to raise awareness for breast cancer research. 


Jan Dunlap with Gracie

She didn’t need anything else to worry about. Especially a dog—or so she thought.

by Jan Dunlap
, Chaska, Minnesota

Nancy Sandman, with her quilt wrapped around her

Learn how her late mother’s unfinished quilt healed their troubled relationship.

by Nancy Sandman
, Edmond, Oklahoma

What if we stayed close to God all the time–not just when we got into trouble?

by Michelle Medlock Adams

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