Stories of Faith

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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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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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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Eva Layton Lux; © 2021 Robert Seale/All Rights Reserved

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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Jeremiah Braudrick; photo by Shevaun Williams

The Words of C. S. Lewis Helped Him Reclaim His Faith

How the beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia helped a struggling veteran-turned pastor realize that God forgave him.  

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Rick Hamlin

How His Father's Prayer Helped Him Cope with Grief

Rick Hamlin shares a prayer his father wrote that Rick discovered in the days following his father's death.

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Taraji P. Henson, Dolly Parton and Carrie Underwood on the cover of Guideposts magazine (Guideposts)

20 Amazing Women Featured in Guideposts Magazine

From actresses to healthcare workers, ballerinas to journalists, Guideposts magazine highlights the achievements of many remarkable women.

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Emmy winner E. G. Marshall

Guideposts Classics: E. G. Marshall on Reading the Bible

In this story from February 1973, Emmy-winning actor E. G. Marshall shares how the religious training he received as a child stayed with him for the rest of his life.

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The Bible for Lent

5 Biblical Ways to Celebrate Lent

Drawing inspiration for the season from Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness

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Church Leaders Get Creative to Serve Their Communities During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Two pastors on the challenges—and surprising benefits—of turning to technology to connect with their congregations. 

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Julie Garmon and Clyde; photo by Michael  A. Schwarz

Her Dog's Injuries Taught Her a Lesson in Letting Go

When her beloved yellow Lab was hit by a car, she blamed herself. Could she cede control in a time of crisis?

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