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Stories of Hope

A Sign of Hope from God After a Fire

Only a cross remained after Balsora Baptist Church in Texas went up in flames. 

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How to Pray

How the Prayer of Confession Can Transform Us

With accountability comes healing and peace.

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Stories of Faith

One Church's Inspiring Example of Making Amends

With its founding rooted in acrimony, a congregation proves it’s never too late to do the right thing.

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Rick Hamlin

Mother’s Day—Founded in the Spirit of Peace

It all started in a church in West Virginia by a daughter honoring her activist mom.

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Lou Dean takes her morning walk; photo by Matt Staver
Stories of Faith

The Great Outdoors Is Her Sanctuary

While living in the remote high desert of Colorado, Lou Dean has grown closer than ever to God

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How Dialing the Wrong Phone Number Gained Her a New Friend

Looking for a ride to church, she misdialed a taxi service—and got just what she needed.

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Sue Livers of Madison, Indiana

Greetings from Madison, Indiana

Residents share info about and express their pride in Georgetown, Madison's historic Black neighborhood that was a active stop on the Underground Railroad.

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Stories of Hope

Everyday Blessings: Let Kids Shine

Lifestyle expert Katie Brown shares how her church’s Christmas pageant helped some kids excel in unexpected ways.

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Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth
Positive Living

Kristin Chenoweth on Her Love of Guideposts

The award-winning singer and actress shares favorite Christmas memories and reveals how she came to love Guideposts magazine.

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Prayers for Family

6 Prayers for a New Grandchild

A first-time grandfather ponders his deepest wishes and hopes for his grandson.

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