Inspiration

An artist's rendering of a soldier underwater trying to swim to the surface.

The Scenes from His Near-Death Experience

After an injury in battle, he heard and saw images from his life—including one of his future family.

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Heavenly beams stream through clouds

5 Messages Received in Heaven

From seeing deceased loved ones to foreseeing the future, these near-death experiences reveal one common trait.

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Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton

August 2019 Cover Star Trent Shelton Greets Guideposts Readers

Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton shares his story in the August 2019 issue of Guideposts. Watch our exclusive video interview with him!

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Church and happiness

7 Ways Church Can Make You Happier

What is it about regular church attendance that is so crucial to one’s well-being?

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Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton on the Secret to True Wellness

In this series of videos, the former NFL player, motivational speaker and author of The Greatest You gets real about his faith, his failures and how he tapped both to discover his life's purpose. 

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The sun setting behind clouds.

The Big Question: Is God Invisible?

We are told that God exists, that he is all around us, but few get to see him for themselves.  God’s visibility is a concept that has puzzled philosophers and religious thinkers for centuries. But that hasn’t stopped people from trying to answer the question: Is God invisible? 

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A tombstone that reads Frank Morgan 1890 - 1949.

The Mysterious Path That Led Her to the Wizard of Oz

In an unexpected coincidence, she stumbled upon a surprising headstone in the cemetery.

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Carol Garsee riding her bike on Dog Beach in San Diego, California.

The 77-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Who Biked Across the Country

Cancer survivor Carol Zemola Garsee, 77, shares highlights of her bike trip across the country.

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Finding meaning in grief

How to Use Personal Hardships to Help Others

When we face adversity, we have a choice. We can give up or turn our situation into something meaningful.

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Millennial Choir & Orchestra

Choir Shines Bright During New York City Blackout

During a power outage, one choir took their show from Carnegie Hall to the streets of Manhattan. 

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Neil Armstrong, Apollo XI

Guideposts Classics: Neil Armstrong's Mother on Her Son's Love of Flying

In this Guideposts story from February 1970, Mrs. Stephen Armstrong shares how her son's faith helped her accept his decision to fly.

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A scene from the Atlantic Theatre Company's production of 'The Secret Life of Bees'

How Worship Comes Alive in ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ Musical

Inspiration springs from the stage in the new show based on Sue Monk Kidd’s best-selling novel.

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