Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
Pray for strength not comfort
Power of Prayer

When You Should Pray to Be Bold, Not Comfortable

Take a cue from Biblical heroes and saints on how to shake things up through prayer.

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn
Stories of Faith

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Guideposts Classics: Lew Ayres on Holding Fast to God
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Lew Ayres on Holding Fast to God

In this story from November 1985, Richard Schneider interviews Lew Ayres, an actor who took a principled stand and saw his career suffer for it.

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Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo
Friends

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

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U.S. Congressman John Lewis
Inspiring Stories

Drawing Inspiration from Heroes of Faith

In the midst of a pandemic, natural disasters and personal loss, we turn to the stories of others for strength.

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Firefighter in California
How to Pray

Pray a Litany in a Season of Wildfires

When natural disasters threaten homes and lives, here are words to calm fears and guide thoughts.

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Vote 2020
Positive Living

Why It’s So Important to Vote

If prayer is our greatest exercise of faith, the vote is our greatest expression of free speech.

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Illustration of butterflies
Angels

Comforted by a Butterfly Angel

Anxious about the future, she asked God to bless her path.

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Answered prayer for a mom's battle with Covid-19
Answered Prayers

An Answered Prayer in a Pandemic

A family and a church community pull a desperately ill mom through Covid-19.

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How to build emotional endurance
Emotional and Mental Health

How to Be Present for the Long Haul

As the pandemic continues to challenge us, here are three ways to build and sustain your emotional endurance.

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