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.

Edward Grinnan

20 Years After 9/11, How One Truth Remains

There is one lesson about that terrible day above all else.

Allyson Felix, Hidilyn Diaz and Kendra Harrison; Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

10 Olympians on Their Faith and Connection to God

Whether they win or lose in the field, court or arenas, these Olympic medalists are ultimately winning in life.

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Sunset

The Last Song of a Dying Loved One

Sedated and unable to speak in her last hours, an elderly mother still inspires her family through faith.

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Woman Horseback Riding at Sunset (Getty Images)

The Spiritual Lessons She Learned on Her Horse Farm

Author Cara Whitney, wife of Larry the Cable Guy, shares how farm life deepened her relationship with God.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Todd Plitt

Keeping the Faith: Wandering the Desert

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries finds inspiration in a long stroll on a beach.

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Harry Connick Jr.; photograph by Larsen&Talbert

Harry Connick Jr.’s Powerful Lesson on Faith

Like many of us, the pandemic left the musician and actor feeling isolated, but it also opened the door to something deeper in his music and in his soul.

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Elizbeth Sherrill; photo by Shawn G. Henry

Elizabeth Sherrill: 70 Years a Guideposts Icon

This longtime contributor's life as a writer has been a journey that became the very soul of this magazine.

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Pastor and best-selling author Mark Batterson; photo courtesy Mark Batterson

3 Questions: Mark Batterson

The pastor and best-selling author discusses how habits impact our spiritual life, the power of prayer and the importance of forgiveness.

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Harry Connick Jr.; video shot by Larsen&Talbert

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."

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Cockatiel

How Cockatiels Inspired Thoughts of Eternity

There’s a lot these funny, spunky pets don’t know about a bigger world—but we do.

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.

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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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Photo credit: Jon Link

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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4th of July fireworks over NYC's East River

Keeping the Faith: As Bold as Fireworks

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

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