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Stories of Faith

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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Pastor Derrick Shields, pastor at Christ Community Church. Credit: Michael A. Schwarz
Stories of Hope

Diversity Has Strengthened the Bonds of This Pastor's Congregation

In the heart of the South, a church does the hard work of racial reconciliation

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan; photo by Amy Etra
Stories of Hope

Positive Space: A Message from Guideposts' Edward Grinnan

Our Editor-in-Chief introduces readers to Guideposts’ fresh new look. But it’s not just the magazine that’s heading in a positive new direction.  

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Jason Segel as Dane, Dakota Johnson as Nicole in Our Friend (Photo Credit Claire Folger)
Movies and TV

How Faith and His Best Friend Helped This Husband in His Caregiving Journey

His wife had terminal cancer. His friend moved in to help. The true story behind the film Our Friend.

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Power of forgiveness
Power of Prayer

3 Ways to Pray for the Power to Forgive

Forgiveness takes work. Here’s how we, with God’s help, can make it happen.

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Derrick Shields, lead pastor at Christ Community Church in Columbus, Georgia
Stories of Hope

A Pastor's Thoughts on the Blessings of a Diverse Congregation

Derrick Shields, lead pastor at Christ Community Church in Columbus, Georgia, shares how his congregation's diversity better prepares his congregants to support, encourage and learn from each other in turbulent times.

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3 words of prayer from the Bible
How to Pray

3 Biblical Words to Help You Pray

Pick a single word that you can hold on to and pray all day long.

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Rick Hamlin
Stories of Faith

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: A Place to Pray

Rick reminds us that having a special place to pray daily can bring its own unique rewards.

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Martin Luther King Jr. listening at a meeting of the SCLC staff at an Atlanta restaurant
Inspiring Stories

How Martin Luther King, Jr., Found Redemptive Love Out of Anger

King’s legacy includes the full range of human emotions, and how they can be channeled into meaningful and positive change.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Inspiring Stories

The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground.

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