Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
Roberta Messner retrieves bills from in her mailbox; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Stories of Hope

How Her Faith Helped Her Face Up to Overwhelming Medical Debt

How could she find the courage to tackle the growing mountain of bills?

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4 new ways to observe Lent
How to Pray

How to Observe Lent in a Different Way This Year

4 ways to shift the focus of your prayers and spiritual practices

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Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama
Inspiring Stories

What Does It Take to Be a Person of Courage?

We don’t have to be among the powerful and mighty to commit a courageous act.

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Dari; Photo credit: Alex Jones
God's Grace

She Adopted the Girl from Her Dreams

God’s words reassured her that she was making the right decision in adopting the courageous child.

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Embrace change
Positive Living

How to Make a Change in Your Life

It won’t be easy, and it may not be comfortable. But change can take you to where you want to be.

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Mystical moments from the Bible
God's Grace

5 Mystical Moments in the Bible

Surprising spiritual encounters that led to the strength and courage to do God’s work.

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Mutual respect
Positive Living

Agree to Disagree—With Mutual Love and Respect

How love provides a framework to listen, not counterattack.

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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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