Guideposts 75th Anniversary

Actor James Earl Jones
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: James Earl Jones on the Importance of Mentoring

In this story from November 1993, the award-winning actor pays tribute to the teacher who helped him find his voice as an actor.

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John Glenn
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: John Glenn's Mom on Her Son's Faith

In this story from January 1963, John Glenn's mother shares how her son, the first American to orbit the earth and a multi-term U.S. Senator, continued to rely on his faith and small-town values.

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Actor and television personality Bud Collyer
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Bud Collyer on Growing into Faith

In this story from July 1955, the longtime host of TV's To Tell the Truth (he also played Superman on the radio) shares the tale of a thought-provoking and enlightening encounter with a former atheist.

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Comic actor Joe E. Brown
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Joe E. Brown on the Power of Laughter

In this story from June 1948, comedian Joe E. Brown, best remembered today as millionaire Osgood Fielding III in the classic 1959 comedy Some Like It Hot, discusses the healing power of laughter.

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World War II veteran and Oscar winner Harold Russell
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Harold Russell on a Soldier's Faith

In this story from January 1947, Harold Russell, who, after losing his hands during World War II, won two Oscars for his portrayal of Homer Parish in The Best Years of Our Lives, shares the importance of faith during wartime—and after.

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Actress/dancer Marge Champion
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Marge Champion on Forgiveness

In this story from March 1966, actress and dancer Marge Champion shares how she came to experience the healing qualities of forgiveness.

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Actor and funnyman Joe E. Brown
Positive Thinking

Guideposts Classics: Joe E. Brown on Silver Linings

In this story from June 1962, the beloved comedian shares some of the low points in his life and how he came to understand that God was always there to see him through.

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Orville Redenbacher
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Orville Redenbacher on Wise Counsel

In this story from September 1990, the popcorn purveyor with the memorable name shares how a certain Bible verse led to success in selling his gourmet popping corn.

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Eddie Rickenbacker
People Helping People

Guideposts Classics: Eddie Rickenbacker on Helping Others

In this story from March 1945, the very first issue of Guideposts, the fighter pilot and war hero shares lessons he learned from life's struggles.

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Actress and former Guideposts employee June Lockhart
How to Pray

Guideposts Wishes a Happy 95th Birthday to June Lockhart

In this story from May 1958, the beloved actress reveals the place she finds most effective for reaching out to God.

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