Motivational Stories

Motivational stories stay with you, coming to mind when you are faced with a challenge. Stories that motivate are stories that show you the way toward success, improvement, happiness, and connection. Turn to motivating stories whenever you need a boost on your life journey.

Watching tv

Whose Voice Are You Listening To?

Despite the barrage of messages we get each day about our worth, it’s God who truly knows what we can deliver.

Martin Luther King

4 Ways to Love Like Dr. King

For the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, speakers at the Revolutionary Love: Reclaiming the Dream Conference in New York City shared how to love like the civil rights icon.

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Struggle

Are You on the Verge of Giving Up?

Remember that God is beside you. Let Him help.

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Your work matters

Knowing Your Work Matters

A writer receives overwhelming affirmation from her readers.

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Mario mentors Lisa during one of her training sessions.

Super Mario: The Running Coach Who Bolstered Her Faith

She'd long dreamed of running a marathon, but never believed she could achieve that goal—until a fellow runner showed her what she was truly capable of.

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Billy Graham speaking to an audience

Larry Ross Remembers His Time with Billy Graham

Billy Graham's trusted media representative, Larry Ross, shares his memories of the renowned evangelist.

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Brian Bird on set of Hallmark Channel's hit TV series, When Calls the Heart.

When God Has Big Plans for You

After sharing a pizza with TV producer Brian Bird of One Calls the Heart, an unexpected creative collaboration results.

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Janeshia Adams-Ginyard

She Prayed Her Way into a Role in the Marvel Film 'Black Panther'

Stuntwoman Janeshia Adams-Ginyard on how prayer helped her land a role on one of the biggest films of 2018.

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Winter Olympians

Meet the Inspiring Winter Olympians Representing Team USA

Before the Games begin, we're highlighting eight men and women whose personal journeys to a potential place on the podium are a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the beauty of the American dream.

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Finishing up

Finishing Your God-Given Tasks

When God gives you a project, it's important to begin it. But even more important to finish it.

Karen Barber

Karen Barber on Relying on God to Guide Us Toward Solutions

Karen Barber shares how God guided her toward the solution to a technical problem she was experiencing with a prayer website she had been led to create.

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21 Year Old Man with Down Syndrome Builds a Million-Dollar Empire

21 Year Old Man with Down Syndrome Builds a Million-Dollar Empire

John Cronin is now making seven figures selling socks 

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Write down 3 good things a day.

3 Good Things a Day

An extra calendar provides inspiration for practicing gratitude on a daily basis.

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Two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington

Guideposts Classics: Denzel Washington, Inspired to Be Great

In this story from January 2007, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington discusses the vital role parents, teachers, coaches and role models played in his life.

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