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.

Reading the Bible

What to Do When the Bible Is Hard to Understand

Confusing Bible verses, after prayerful meditation, can ultimately reveal more than expected.

Orthodox Easter

What Is Orthodox Easter?

For Orthodox Christians all over the world, it's almost time to celebrate "the other Easter."

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Actress and singer Gale Storm

Guideposts Classics: Gale Storm on the Importance of Faith

In this story from June 1949, Gale Storm, star of stage, screen, recordings, radio and, especially, television, shares how faith had a positive impact on her marriage, her family and her career.

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Reading devotions outside

Spring Devotions on the Deck

As warm, sunny days begin, a favorite place to worship God and be surrounded by His creation.

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When you're feeling overwhelmed

When Life Just Stinks

There are days when it’s too much. But still, Jesus conquered death on the cross, and our broken hearts are salvaged.

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Easter eggs

Easter’s Not Over!

In the heat of July, in the bitter cold of January, in any continent in any season in any time zone. Easter is always here. It’s forever.

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Hardship

Hardship as a Heart-Changing Opportunity

After the initial wail of “I can’t take this!” we can turn to God and draw closer.

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Filling out tax paperwork with a calm spirit.

Faith and Taxes

Facing a mound of paperwork with efficiency and a calm spirit.

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Reading the Bible for comfort

4 Bible Verses to Fight Fear

Nowhere in the Bible does it say, “And then God failed me.”

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Gardening

Staying Faithful When You Can't See the Whole Picture

Sometimes what we’re doing for God may not seem like much. But it matters.

Former collegiate and professional basketball star Otis Birdsong

Guideposts Classics: Otis Birdsong on Faith in Tough Times

In this story from April 1982, the former collegiate and professional basketball star recalls how faith and a mother's love saw him through a bad slump.

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Building a relationship with God based on trust

The Trust Factor

Building a relationship with God doesn’t happen overnight. It takes months and years to fully appreciate His closeness.

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MADELEINE L'ENGLE, author, circa 2000. Credit:  © Shaw/Everett Collection

Madeleine L’Engle’s Faith and Persistence

Her children’s classic, A Wrinkle in Time, was rejected 42 times before it was published. Her trust in God helped it see the light of day.

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Are you in the dark?

Are You in the Dark?

When you can’t find your way in the darkness, know that God has you by the hand.

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