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Last sayings of Christ services in area

Prior to celebrating the good news of Jesus' resurrection on April 16, Christians all over the world will remember Good Friday, which is April 14. When Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, there was darkness, but on Easter Sunday, there was light.

April 10, 2017 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Reservations to the wrong place

The other day I was trying to make reservations for a place in south Florida to take the grandkids during spring break.

April 08, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Test your faith in hard times

Three and a half years ago I received that phone call that no parent wants to hear. "Mr. Butler, your son has been in an accident."

April 07, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


The Gosepl is the power of God

All who desire to be saved must obey God, by following his will "And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully" (2 Timothy 2:5).

April 06, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Yell 'Do it, God'

"For with God nothing shall be impossible."

April 03, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Look for the light

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

April 02, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Our senses show a creative God

In the first chapter of the book of Romans, we are told that mankind is without excuse as it pertains to a belief in God since he can be seen in his creation.

April 01, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Why are there so few Muslim terrorists?

Charles Kurzman, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has carved out an important scholarly niche for himself. His 1998 Oxford anthology “Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook,” for example, represents a fundamental resource on the little-known (and often studiously ignored) tradition in modern Muslim thought advocating democracy and tolerance. On Kurzman’s website at kurzman.unc.edu, he compiled “Islamic Statements Against Terrorism,” which is a reassuringly large number of such statements from Muslim leaders worldwide.

April 01, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Put God, church before yourself

I recently finished a book I've had on my shelf for five years. I bought it knowing I could learn from it, but the content and length had frightened me away. The book is Spurgeon's Sermons on Prayer. The author was pastor of London's New Park Street Chapel for almost 40 years in the late1800s.

March 31, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Take care of God's blessings

Children are blessings from God. Sometimes they may come unexpected, sometimes they are trouble, but they are still precious.

March 30, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What counts as a church? Supreme Court pension case asks important question

A Supreme Court case about retirement benefits could hold surprising consequences for America's religious communities. In parsing the legal language, justices may need to redefine what counts as a church.

March 29, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Living a balanced life

On this blessed Sunday, I would like to share something the Lord placed on my heart that has been a tremendous blessing to our church, as well as my jurisdiction.

March 27, 2017 | By Pastor Larry S. Murray Columnist | Faith


Why religious freedom is important to both Dems and Republicans in Gorsuch hearings

Republicans and Democrats had competing motives for bringing up religious freedom during last week's confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch — conservative lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee did so to praise Gorsuch, while those on the left looked for opportunities to trip him up.

March 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to raise a compassionate child

We all want to raise children who show compassion and kindness to others, but sometimes we expect too much, too soon. It’s natural that very young children focus on themselves. They just aren’t developmentally ready to understand how others feel. This will come with time though, and as parents, there are a few ways we can really help.

March 26, 2017 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A choice we make

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

March 26, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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Music and the Spoken Word: A better self and a better world

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

April 30, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Processing fish and calling apostles on the Sea of Galilee

When Jesus was born, the largest and most important city on the Sea of Galilee was Magdala — perhaps the same town as the New Testament ...

April 30, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The dust of the Earth — wonders and memories

The dust of the Earth is a wondrous thing, for it holds the power of creation, the renewal of life is written in it. The ...

April 30, 2017 | Susan McCloud Deseret News | Faith


Can a tiny house play a role in helping the homeless?

The Rev. Connie Pearson-Campbell calls it a "God moment." She says divine influence put Ralph Johnson in her path last summer.

April 30, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


You may be someone's only light

Just think about it; you may be the only person who someone may see Jesus through. There are a lot of people in this world ...

April 29, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Teacher others to seek Jesus

This Sunday my dad turns 80. To be honest, it is a bit surreal for me to say that.

April 28, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Do college campuses put students' faith at risk?

College gets a bad rap among some religious Americans. Campuses are thought to weaken personal faith, whether it's because young people are free to ...

April 28, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Remember your fellow man

Caring for others should not be unusual for the child of God.

April 27, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Pope Francis just gave a surprise TED Talk, calls for a 'revolution'

You don’t get a lot of opportunities to hear Pope Francis speak.

April 27, 2017 | Herb Scribner News Division | Faith


U.S. religious freedom commission calls out Russia in its annual report

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan religious freedom commission on Wednesday slammed Russia for ongoing and egregious religious intolerance, adding the country to its list of "countries of ...

April 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


The Clean Cut: Goldberg machine tells endearing story with Japanese flair

Think Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), and dominoes, balls, bridges, and quirky knick-knacks are sure to come to mind. Ambitious inventors still compete today to create unique ...

April 26, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


When they knew God

Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart ...

April 24, 2017 | By Pastor Bernard Harper Sr. Columnist | Faith


Easter is over, now what?

On the first Easter day, after Jesus had arisen from the grave, he appeared to his disciples and John 21 tells us that "The disciples ...

April 22, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Easter is over, now what?

On the first Easter day, after Jesus had arisen from the grave, he appeared to his disciples and John 21 tells us that "The disciples ...

April 22, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Worship for yourself and for others

Well, Easter is over. So now we move along with life, right?

April 21, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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