Stories of Faith

Your spiritual life is an ever-unfolding story of faith. When you read others' stories of faith, you encounter your own journey in a fresh way. Embrace stories about faith and welcome deeper spiritual connections into your life.

Rafter Johnson competing at that 1950 Olumpics; Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Rafer Johnson: An Athlete Whose Faith Came First

This Guideposts story from December 1958 profiles decathlete Rafer Johnson, who went on to become an Olympic champion, social activist and civil rights icon.

Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Kennies Earl

Keep the Faith: The Joy of Giving at Christmas

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares a treasured family memory of an early experience with Christmas giving.

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Carrie Underwood; Credit: Joseph Llanes

Carrie Underwood on Sharing Your Greatest Gift at Christmas

The award-winning country singer reveals how her small-town upbringing shaped her faith, career and family life.

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Colorful fall foliage scenery.

Navigating a New Season

The falling leaves remind this pastor that we can lean on Biblical wisdom to get through this difficult season in our country.

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Don Embrey in his woodworking shed and banjo studio; photo by Heather Rousseau

God's Grace—and a Banjo—Made This Marine Veteran Whole Again

Tormented by memories of the Vietnam War, he turned to alcohol. Music was his path to sobriety and salvation.

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When God speaks in unexpected ways

When God Speaks to Us in Unexpected Ways

Divine guidance often comes at unlikely times and places. Pay attention.

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn

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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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Financial Blessings

Guideposts' VP of Ministries reminds us that God is there for us to turn to, no matter what trials and difficulties we may face—and that includes financial problems.

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A young woman praying over a Bible.

When Fear Became Faith

A retired nurse learns to cope with the anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic by praying relentlessly—and focusing on some important truths.

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Pumpkins and gourds with a 'grateful' tag; Getty Images

Gratitude is the Key to a Well-Lived Life

This holiday season, despite the coronavirus pandemic, try focusing on God’s current, past—and future—blessings.

Chuck wagon chef Kent Rollins

This Chuck Wagon Chef Followed His Heart—and His Stomach

He's dedicated his life to keeping the art of cooking for cowboys alive and well. 

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Bill Courtney, CEO of Classic American Hardwoods

He Lost His Spiritual Mentor to the Coronavirus

A businessman struggles with his faith after his dear friend dies of Covid-19.

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Wes Allard in 1954

An Angelic Embrace Warmed a Soldier's Heart for the Holidays

A soldier on active duty during the Korean War is comforted at Christmastime.

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Miriam Green

Miriam Green on Her Life in Beer Sheva, Israel

Miriam Green, an American-Israeli living in Israel, shares the history of her adopted home and explains what inspired her to emigrate to Israel years ago.

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