Guideposts 75th Anniversary

Actor and television personality Bud Collyer
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Bud Collyer on Growing into Faith

In this story from July 1955, the longtime host of TV's To Tell the Truth (he also played Superman on the radio) shares the tale of a thought-provoking and enlightening encounter with a former atheist.

Continue Reading
Comic actor Joe E. Brown
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Joe E. Brown on the Power of Laughter

In this story from June 1948, comedian Joe E. Brown, best remembered today as millionaire Osgood Fielding III in the classic 1959 comedy Some Like It Hot, discusses the healing power of laughter.

Continue Reading
World War II veteran and Oscar winner Harold Russell
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Harold Russell on a Soldier's Faith

In this story from January 1947, Harold Russell, who, after losing his hands during World War II, won two Oscars for his portrayal of Homer Parish in The Best Years of Our Lives, shares the importance of faith during wartime—and after.

Continue Reading
Actor and funnyman Joe E. Brown
Positive Thinking

Guideposts Classics: Joe E. Brown on Silver Linings

In this story from June 1962, the beloved comedian shares some of the low points in his life and how he came to understand that God was always there to see him through.

Continue Reading
Orville Redenbacher
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Orville Redenbacher on Wise Counsel

In this story from September 1990, the popcorn purveyor with the memorable name shares how a certain Bible verse led to success in selling his gourmet popping corn.

Continue Reading
Actress and former Guideposts employee June Lockhart
How to Pray

Guideposts Wishes a Happy 95th Birthday to June Lockhart

In this story from May 1958, the beloved actress reveals the place she finds most effective for reaching out to God.

Continue Reading
Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Sidney Poitier on Honoring His Parents

In this story from August 2001, the acclaimed actor shares how his happy and honorable upbringing has impacted his career choices.

Continue Reading
Baseball Hall of Famer Babe Ruth
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Babe Ruth on the Foundation of Faith

In this story from October 1948, legendary baseball star Babe Ruth shares how his religious training impacted his life and career.

Continue Reading
Fred Rogers in the role of Mr. Rogers
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Classics: Fred Rogers on a Grandfather's Love

In this story from September 1980, television's "Mr. Rogers" shares the story of the man who helped him believe in himself.

Continue Reading
Actress Donna Reed
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Donna Reed on Faith in Hard Times

In this story from September 1962, the popular actress shares how her father's courage and strength taught her to rely on God.

Continue Reading