Military Outreach Stories

Chaplain Kenneth L. Sampson

Chaplain Kenneth L. Sampson on Guideposts' inspiring new eBook, Staying the Course

Chaplain Kenneth L. Sampson discusses Staying the Course, a Guideposts Outreach booklet intended to inspire individuals to stay focused and maintain strength through life’s hardships.

7 Values to Live by, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's free booklet from Guideposts

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's 7 Values to Live By

The Reverend Dr. Pablo R. Diaz, Guideposts' Vice-President of Ministries, introduces you to the Biblical values that Guideposts founder Dr. Norman Vincent Peale shared in his booklet, 7 Values to Live By.

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Summer wonder

Summer Wonders

Here’s to having a summer filled with awe, wonder, mystery and miracles.

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A smiling woman at the wheel of her car

When God Smiled During a Traffic Jam

A military mom finds peace while stuck in her car during rush hour.

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Women talking

Why Our Words Matter

What you say to someone else can hurt—or it can heal.

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Memorial Day remembering the military

This Memorial Day—Remembering Fallen Heroes

Beyond a day of picnics and barbecues, remember those in the military who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms.

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9 Interesting Memorial Day Facts

9 Interesting Memorial Day Facts

For military families, it’s more than the unofficial start to summer. 

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Family walking on the beach

Enjoy Life Even When a Loved One Is Deployed

A military mom realizes that her moping is affecting the whole family.

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Military holidays

Military Holidays—What Do They All Mean?

Even for a military mom, sorting through the days and months dedicated to those who serve can be confusing. Here's a cheat sheet.

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Baptism aboard a Navy Ship

How an Easter Baptism Occurred in the Most Surprising Place

On Resurrection Sunday, a Navy chaplain conducts a baptism aboard the USS Arlington in the Mediterranean Sea.

Military family

An Unsung Hero Who Serves with Grace

In a military community, one mom who lives her faith by letting others help her.

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Woman in garden

When It’s Time to Call the Master Gardener

A military mom realizes her spiritual garden needs an overhaul after her son is deployed.

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Praying for our troops.

9 Ways to Pray for Our Troops

A military mom shares ways she has learned to pray for those who serve—and their families.

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Marine uniform

Finding a Fellow Military Mom

After her son enlists in the Marines, a mother finds support and encouragement in a surprising place.

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