Helping others

Jen Hatmaker
Motivational Stories

Jen Hatmaker: My Faith Empowers Me

The acclaimed—and outspoken—author, blogger and television personality shares how faith helped her forge her own path.

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An artist's rendering of a patriotic Season's Greetings card.
Someone Cares

Someone Cares: Christmas in July

Their cards help deployed service members send holiday cheer to their loved ones.

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Baker and humanitarian Michael Platt
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: A Teenage Baker Fights Hunger

Michael Platt of Maryland bakes sweet treats to help the less fortunate.

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 Rick and three of his siblings pose with Nora (in orange)
Aging Parents

The Angel Who Brightened His Mother's Final Years

Living 3,000 miles away, Executive Editor Rick Hamlin wished he could do more for his aging mother. Then came a caregiver named Nora...

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Teen baker Michael Platt
People Helping People

A Young Baker Gives Back

Michael Platt, 14-year-old owner of Michaels Desserts, has an inspiring business plan: for every sweet treat he sells, he gives one to the less fortunate.

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A girl in nature, arms in the air.
Inspiration

Guideposts CEO Announces #SomeoneCares

The new initiative offers free, uplifting content during this time of crisis.

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Florence Nightingale
God's Grace

How Florence Nightingale Changed the World

The historic mother of modern nursing answered God's call to do good and take care of others in their time of need.

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Country music legend Dolly Parton
Motivational Stories

Dolly Parton: Dream Big, Pray Big

Fueled by her unflappable faith, the country music legend has never been afraid to aim high.

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Oprah, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
People Helping People

How Celebrities Are Giving Back During the Pandemic

These pop stars, athletes and actors are doing their part to contribute to Covid-19 relief efforts. 

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Man delivering flowers to a young woman
People Helping People

5 Acts of Kindness Bringing Communities Closer Together

Whether it’s through a donation or simple visit from afar, these kind gestures demonstrate how challenging times can bring out the best in people.

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