Military

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Prayers for Loved Ones

6 Ways to Pray for a Soldier at War

Here's the list I use when praying for our military men and women serving in harm's way. What's yours?

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Guideposts: Marci Seither and her sons when they were younger
Military Outreach Stories

A Military Mom's Mission: Stay Positive

Marci Seither helped her son stay positive while his brother was deployed on a dangerous mission.

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Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson's sons
Family

4 Tips for Helping Kids Cope with Deployment

Kids are much more involved with combat than in the past. It wasn’t uncommon for our military son to call his younger brothers while he was on deployment...

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Mysterious Ways: Divine Guidance from a Heavenly Wingman
Military Outreach Stories

Mysterious Ways: Divine Guidance from a Heavenly Wingman

Thanks to some well-timed instructions from an unexpected voice, an Air Force fighter pilot escapes trouble over Vietnam.

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Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson and a group of Blue Star Mothers
Stories of Hope

Are You a Blue Star Mother?

The women in our local group welcomed me with open arms, sharing information, support and prayers...

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Richard H. Schneider, Guideposts Roving Editor
Military Outreach Stories

The U.S.S. General Harry Taylor: The Answer to a Soldier's Prayer

A World War II veteran remembers the troop carrier that brought him safely home.

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Military Outreach Stories

Welcoming Home the Honor Flight

I pray that future generations recognize the sacrifices military men and women serving now have made...

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Military Outreach Stories

For Military Families, 5 Ways to Cope While They're Away

Having a loved one sent to war can be difficult for those left behind. These five tips from author Sara Horn will help you stay positive.

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Prayers for Family

Prayers for My Soldier

My fears kept me from feeling God’s comforting presence. I wanted prayers that could give me that comfort. So I wrote my own.

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Stories of Faith

The Sword of the Spirit

Even though Jimmy flirted with disaster, I knew he never hesitated to live out his faith...

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