Stories of Faith

Your spiritual life is an ever-unfolding story of faith. When you read others' stories of faith, you encounter your own journey in a fresh way. Embrace stories about faith and welcome deeper spiritual connections into your life.

A group of people who have encountered god and have stories of faith

7 People Who Encountered God

Stranded on a mountain, a perfectly-time phone call—these folks had divine encounters that changed their lives.

Johnny Cash playing onstage about his story of faith

Walking the Line: The Enduring Faith of Johnny Cash

The country music legend’s son, John Carter Cash, discusses his father’s story of faith and how his music is still changing lives. 

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Finding God in Unexpected Places

Finding God in Unexpected Places

Yes, God’s truth and grace can be found in a modest church or a soaring cathedral, but He’s also in places we never thought to look.

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Rick Hamlin

In Everyday Life, Are You Martha or Mary?

The next time you are distracted with worry, turn to this Bible verse and these five key questions gleaned from Scripture.

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Edward Grinnan

Walking in Grace—Personal Stories of Faith in Action

This 365-day devotional from Guideposts offers spiritual solutions from familiar faith-filled writers.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keeping the Faith: Here Comes the Sun

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares how her spirits are lifted by the summer sun—and God’s light.

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Catherine Madera; photo by Brandon Hill

The Journal of a Sister Lost to Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

Her late sister had made her peace with the Lord. Could she?

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Eleni Kalorkoti's illustration of a frustrated cook over a pot of beans

The Blessing of Burnt Beans

A ruined pot of beans taught her a valuable spiritual lesson.

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Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale

His Granddaughter Remembers Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Katheryn Berlandi recalls the life lessons Dr. and Mrs. Peale taught her.

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Tonya May Avent; photo by Jim Graham

Her Faith Was Strengthened by a Friend’s Battle with ALS

A surprise phone call from a former high school classmate forged a friendship based on faith and forgiveness.

Musician and author Naomi Judd; photo by Harry Langdon

Guideposts Classics: Naomi Judd on Stepping Out in Faith

In this story from January 2003, musician and author Naomi Judd recalls how faith led her to a successful career and helped her cope with a hepatitis C diagnosis.

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Church congregation praying

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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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keeping the Faith: Resurrect Your Faith

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares how she bounces back when she experiences a stumble in her faith journey

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Lou Dean takes her morning walk; photo by Matt Staver

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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Singer-songwriter Amy Grant; photo by Cameron Powell

Amy Grant: Prayer Brought Me Through Heart Surgery

The singer and songwriter shares how her faith—and a particular spiritual practice—helped her get through a health crisis.

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Lou Dean

Lou Dean on Growing Closer to God in the Great Outdoors

After moving from Oklahoma to Colorado, she experienced spiritual growth while spending time alone in the high desert.

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