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.

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Harry Connick Jr. on His Album, 'Alone with My Faith'

The acclaimed musician shares how the challenges and sorrows of the pandemic rejuvenated his faith and inspired his new album, "Alone with My Faith."

Actor Pat O'Brien

Guideposts Classics: Pat O'Brien on Being Guided by Faith

In this story from May 1949, award-winning actor Pat O’Brien shares the role that faith played in his marriage, his life and his career.

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How to Talk to Strangers about Your Faith

Two leading pastors agree: talk less and listen more.

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Rafer Johnson at 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

We All Carry the Torch—And Can Pass It Along

A 1984 Olympics memory reinforces how we can step out, illuminated by faith, and shine a light for others.

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School: Why It’s a Summer Tradition

Here are ways you can bring biblical stories alive for your kids.

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Caught in a Tornado, a Heavenly Voice Reassured Her

A sudden twister threatened her and her grandson. But prayer bolstered her faith in the midst of the terrifying chaos.

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Everyday Blessings: Childlike Wonder

The home and gardening TV personality receives a gentle reminder from her daughter to slow down and take in God’s wonders.  

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Author and pastor Max Lucado; photo © 2013 Robert Seale/All Rights Reserved

3 Questions: Max Lucado

The pastor and best-selling author shares inspiration for dealing with the many challenges of the the past year.

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Keeping the Faith: As Bold as Fireworks

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries finds inspiration in Independence Day celebrations.

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Elizabeth Sherrill with her husband, John (photo by Shawn G. Henry)

10 Inspiring Articles and Books by Elizabeth Sherrill

Dive into the remarkable faith-filled stories of the beloved Guideposts writer.

Brianna Bell; photo by Evan Dion

Was She Suited to Be a Pastor's Wife?

She finally had the family she had always prayed for. Why wasn't she content?

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Faith Carried Her Through Her First Bodybuilding Competition

The twice-divorced grandmother discovered she was a beloved child of God.

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Author Marion Bond West at her window (Photo by Michael  A. Schwarz)

The Best of Author Marion Bond West

Read some of our favorite stories from the popular Guideposts magazine contributing editor.

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Faith rooted within

How Our Faith Is Rooted Within Us

Just as we grow up speaking in a certain way, God gives us a spiritual accent as well.

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