The gift of inspiration is that God fills us with understanding and vision, and enlivens our grieving spirits.

Monica Chusid

Senior manager at SMA Consulting

Author, pastor and civil rights leader Howard Thurman
God's Grace

The Divine Encounters of Howard Thurman, Civil Rights Pioneer

Author, theologian and educator Howard Thurman, who greatly influenced the civil rights movement in the United States, was led by divine guidance throughout his life.

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Black Panther stars Daniel Kaluuya and Winston Duke / Marvel
Movies and TV

'Black Panther' Stars Daniel Kaluuya and Winston Duke on the Film's Big Moral Question

The Oscar-nominated Kaluuya and co-star Winston Duke speak on saving the world at the cost of yourself.

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Tears can open up your heart
Power of Prayer

Clearing a Path to Your Heart

Hate to cry? Sometimes tears are the only way to open up to God.

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How an empty chair can help you pray
Power of Prayer

How a Chair Can Help You Pray

Prayer is just a simple matter of having a conversation with Jesus. So pull up a chair for Him.

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Anthony Mancinelli, the world's oldest barber

The World's Oldest Barber: 95 Years in a Job He Loves

Barber Anthony Mancinelli cut his first head of hair when Calvin Coolidge was president and more than nine decades later, he's still at it. What's his secret?

Actor Taylor James, who stars as the Biblical strongman in the new movie 'Samson'
Bible Resources

The Story of Samson

Rick Hamlin revisits the story of the man who was chosen by God to have supernatural strength.

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Jay Ferguson stars in CBS Living Biblically
Movies and TV

CBS' 'Living Biblically' Blends Faith And Humor

The new CBS sitcom follows a middle-aged man who decides to live strictly by the Good Book--with some hilarious consequences. 

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America’s Angels

When Disaster Struck, Volunteers of America Found an Innovative Way to Help

Catastrophic flooding in Baton Rouge left residents looking for answers, so VOA met them in the library

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The Psychological Benefits of Baking for Others

Making your favorite desserts just got sweeter.

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Where do the happiest people in America live? The answer may surprise you.

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14 Quotes About Light That Follows Darkness

If you've had a tough week, reminders that miracles do appear after storms

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Dave Beddoes hopes his story inspires other addicts to recovery.
Addiction and Recovery

Dave Beddoe on Shining a Light on Opioid Addiction

A pastor who saw his life thrown into turmoil due to his addiction to painkillers discusses the role that honesty plays in recovery and the importance of making amends.

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Devotions for Men

A Devotion for Those in Recovery from Addiction

Addiction is one of the greatest scourges, a kind of terrorism of the soul...

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Guideposts: Wayne Campbell, who created the foundation, Tyler’s Light, to honor his fallen son.
Stories of Faith

A Father Honors a Son Lost to Heroin Addiction

He watched his loving, talented son become addicted to painkillers before finally succumbing to a heroin overdose. How could he make sense of such a tragedy?

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Country music legend Johnny Cash
Addiction and Recovery

Guideposts Classics: Johnny Cash on Overcoming Addiction

In this story from November 1970, beloved singer Johnny Cash reveals the story of his struggle with drugs—and the Bible verse that inspired his recovery.

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