Inspiring Stories

Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton on the Secret to True Wellness

In this series of videos, the former NFL player, motivational speaker and author of The Greatest You gets real about his faith, his failures and how he tapped both to discover his life's purpose. 

Finding meaning in grief

How to Use Personal Hardships to Help Others

When we face adversity, we have a choice. We can give up or turn our situation into something meaningful.

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Neil Armstrong, Apollo XI

Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong's Mother on Her Son's Love of Flying

In this Guideposts story from February 1970, Mrs. Stephen Armstrong shares how her son's faith helped her accept his decision to fly.

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A scene from the Atlantic Theatre Company's production of 'The Secret Life of Bees'

How Worship Comes Alive in ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ Musical

Inspiration springs from the stage in the new show based on Sue Monk Kidd’s best-selling novel.

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The Apollo 11 crew (l to r): Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin

Apollo 11: Celebrating Communion on the Moon

Before he and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon's surface during the Apollo 11 moon landing, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin celebrated communion in the lunar module.

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Lee Iacocca in 1984

Guideposts Classics: Lee Iacocca on the Blessings of Freedom

In this story from September 1985, Lee Iacocca, bestselling author and former chairman of both the Ford Motor Company and the Chrysler Corporation, recalls how his immigrant parents survived tough times through hard work and faith.

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Highland Terrace Baptist Church in Greenville, Texas, was damaged in a tornado on June 19

Teens Survive Possible Tornado in a Texas Church

The roof of Highland Terrace Baptist Church in Greenville, Texas, was ripped off in the violent storm but nobody was hurt.

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Deborah Anderson with examples of her iconography

Watch the Creation of Deborah Anderson's 'Sinai Christ'

Artist and iconographer Deborah Anderson shows the progress of a work called Sinai Christ. In explaining the eyes that appear mismatched, Deborah said, "It is to show the two natures of God, one eye looks directly at you in judgement, the other eye turns away in mercy." To see more of Deborah’s work, click here.

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K. T. and Jeannine are reunited after 75 years

World War II Sweethearts Reunited After 75 Years

K. T. Robbins returned to France to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day, not expecting to get a second chance at love. 

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Carol Garsee riding her bike on Dog Beach in San Diego, California.

The 77-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Who Biked Across the Country

Cancer survivor Carol Zemola Garsee, 77, shares highlights of her bike trip across the country.

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‘Emanuel’ Documentary is a Moving Testament to Forgiveness

The film pays tribute to the victims of the Charleston shooting—on the fourth anniversary of the unfathomable tragedy—and their families.

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From Deborah's icon depiction of The Annunciation

She Found God's Word in Religious Icons

This artist shares the beauty of iconography and how it helped her regain her faith.

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Praise God even when you're tired

Praise God, No Matter What

Whether we are stressed, worried or overwhelmed, God asks us to love Him in the moment.

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Faith of our fathers

A Father’s Day Celebration of Faith

Great examples of love in action from fathers and father figures.

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