Survival Stories

Be moved by the survival stories of those who beat the odds and lived to tell some amazing tales.
Seun Adebiyi in the NYTimes
Living With Cancer

Cancer Survivor Seun Adebiyi Is “Living Breath to Breath”

Though the courageous American Cancer Society ambassador is in remission, he still lives by the mantra that got him through cancer: This too shall pass.

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Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe in Gulu, Uganda
Finding Life Purpose

Sister Rosemary's Faith

The Ugandan activist and nun helps children recover from the trauma of war. Continue Reading
hurting woman
Emotional and Mental Health

Survival Story: What I Wish You Knew About Rape

A rape survivor and a licensed social worker share their insight on what to say--and not to say--to survivors

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Guideposts: British bombardier George Vinall's battered Bible and three pieces of shrapnel
God's Grace

Saved by the Good Book

A book can’t stop a bullet—but these holy books did.

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Guideposts: Best-selling author and Bible teacher Sheila Walsh
Coping With Illness

How Depression Brought Sheila Walsh Closer to God

Best-selling author and Bible teacher Sheila Walsh shares how she came to fully experience the transformational power of Jesus.

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Li Haifeng
Healing

A Little Boy Earns His Wings

A 4-year-old double amputee's dream comes true thanks to the kindness of strangers. 

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Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, real couple behind the movie The Vow
Marriage

Love Stories We Love: Kim and Krickitt

The Carpenters share their inspiring true story behind the movie The Vow

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Yvette Manessis Corporon with her grandmother
Family

Finding Her Roots

Learning the story of her grandmother's courage gave her a new sense of purpose

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Australian hostage escapes into a policeman's arms
Emotional and Mental Health

Australians’ Beautiful Response to Tragedy

In the wake of a hostage situation in Australia, many are offering a hand to those in need.

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Louis Zamperini and Angelina Jolie
Movies and TV

A Life 'Unbroken'

The children of Louis Zamperini share why their father's story is one of faith and redemption.

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