Stories of Faith

Eleni Kalorkoti's illustration of a frustrated cook over a pot of beans

The Blessing of Burnt Beans

A ruined pot of beans taught her a valuable spiritual lesson.

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Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale

His Granddaughter Remembers Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Katheryn Berlandi recalls the life lessons Dr. and Mrs. Peale taught her.

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Musician and author Naomi Judd; photo by Harry Langdon

Guideposts Classics: Naomi Judd on Stepping Out in Faith

In this story from January 2003, musician and author Naomi Judd recalls how faith led her to a successful career and helped her cope with a hepatitis C diagnosis.

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Church congregation praying

One Church's Inspiring Example of Making Amends

With its founding rooted in acrimony, a congregation proves it’s never too late to do the right thing.

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Lou Dean takes her morning walk; photo by Matt Staver

The Great Outdoors Is Her Sanctuary

While living in the remote high desert of Colorado, Lou Dean has grown closer than ever to God

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keeping the Faith: Resurrect Your Faith

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares how she bounces back when she experiences a stumble in her faith journey

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Singer-songwriter Amy Grant; photo by Cameron Powell

Amy Grant: Prayer Brought Me Through Heart Surgery

The singer and songwriter shares how her faith—and a particular spiritual practice—helped her get through a health crisis.

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Lou Dean

Lou Dean on Growing Closer to God in the Great Outdoors

After moving from Oklahoma to Colorado, she experienced spiritual growth while spending time alone in the high desert.

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Clare Biedenharn; photo courtesy Clare Biedenharn

When a Long-Planned Trip Fell Through, She Put Herself in God's Hands

She missed her flight to a much-needed spiritual retreat in Assisi. Now what?

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Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson on the Bible and the Lessons His Parents Taught Him

The golf superstar and two-time Masters champion discusses the role that the Bible plays in his life and career and shares key lessons his parents taught him.

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Singer B. J. THomas

Guideposts Classics: B. J. Thomas on Growing with God

In his story from May 1979, the acclaimed pop and gospel artist reminds us that if the bottom unexpectedly drops out, God is there to catch you.

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Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth; photo by Larsen&Talbert

Kristin Chenoweth: The Gift That Taught Her the Meaning of Christmas

As a teen, the award-winning actress and singer wanted Gloria Vanderbilt jeans, but the gift she received instead proved to be much more meaningful.

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Julie O’Neill and daughter, Bekah; photo by Cory O’Neill

She Trusted God to Guide Her Daughter Through Disappointment and Depression

Her daughter was devastated after a knee injury ended her college athletic scholarship plans. But then God opened another door.

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A woman running uphill; photo: Getty Images

A Heaven-Sent Text Message Gave Her a Second Wind

She had never run an intense Ragnar Relay trail race before. She wasn’t sure she could do it—then she received an unexpected Bible verse.

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