Stories of Faith

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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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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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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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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.’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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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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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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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: Why It’s a Summer Tradition

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

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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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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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July 4th scripture

Keeping the Faith: As Bold as Fireworks

She found unexpected inspiration in a July 4th celebration.

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