Helping others

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People Helping People

5 Ways Churches Can Thrive by Embracing Diversity

Across the nation a variety of churches are taking concrete steps to become more inclusive.

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Alex Trebek
People Helping People

Alex Trebek Donates $500K to Faith-Based Non-Profit for Homeless Seniors

The award-winning television host’s contribution will go toward the construction of Hope of the Valley’s next homeless shelter.

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Siphiwe Baleka
Exercise

This Truck Driver Got Fit and Then Got Busy Helping Other Truckers

When he saw his fitness rapidly fading, this former Ivy League athlete resolved to do something about it.

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A mural of George Floyd on a wall along Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado
People Helping People

Guideposts' Response to George Floyd’s Death and the Worldwide Protests

Guideposts is committed to including the voices of more Black authors in our content and supporting prayer and conversations to promote understanding.

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Heart-shaped pizza
People Helping People

Pizzeria Owner Turns Robbery into Opportunity to Help Struggling Families

The kind gesture has helped dozens of families experiencing food insecurity as a result of the pandemic.

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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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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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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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