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51 distinct ideas for celebrating the Sabbath

According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 percent of people agree it's important for society to have one day a week set aside for spiritual rest.

May 04, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.

May 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Satan's new favorite sin (it's not what you think)

Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."

May 03, 2016 | David Snell FamilyShare | Faith


Are you sold out for Jesus?

Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21

May 02, 2016 | By Pastor Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


Find answers to life's questions

Most everyone has questions that pertain to life's issues. We desire to know the best ways to raise our kids, how to have successful marriages and how to live healthy lives.

April 30, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


How religion affects U.S. foreign policy

Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: Becket Fund founder has a unique solution for religious freedom debates

Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Forgiveness isn't for the offender

Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.

April 30, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Getting to know Jesus

Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.

April 29, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Americans less likely to keep Sabbath, but majority still say it's important to society, new poll fi

The Sabbath may be losing its religious significance in the eyes of many Americans, but a majority still believe taking a day of rest benefits society, according to a new survey on Sabbath observance by the Deseret News.

April 29, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Judgment Day is coming

One of the most intriguing questions is, "Will there be a Judgment Day."

April 28, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How to remove your masks and live your authentic life

Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.

April 28, 2016 | Norma Zaugg FamilyShare | Faith


Oprah will appear in scripted megachurch drama

A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.

April 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Should your boss know that you keep the Sabbath?

Even in the midst of her day of rest, Judith Shulevitz is reminded of the work she's left undone.

April 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why your physical and spiritual workouts have more in common than you might think

A few weeks ago, I returned to the gym after what we’ll call a “personal hiatus.” It was just long enough to be awkward when I walked back in the heavy glass doors, but not long enough for the folks at the front desk to forget me.

April 28, 2016 | Jason Wright Deseret News | Faith


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When you stop wanting to go to heaven

Heaven is the place where God dwells and where we can rest from all our cares after we die. Many of us long to go ...

May 26, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


11 Jewish congregations selected for "Scientists in Synagogues" initiative

Eleven synagogues from across the U.S. and Canada have been selected to take part in a new program aimed at better integrating scientific study ...

May 25, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Sitting on this bench will change your perspective

Children naturally look for ways to help others and a buddy bench is the perfect way for them to do some good for their peers.

May 24, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Where is God?

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

May 23, 2016 | By Bishop Kevin L. Betton Sr. Columnist | Faith


11 people share how they talk about faith in public

Nearly 1 in 4 Christians avoid discussing their faith when they meet people who might disagree with them, according to a recent Pew Research Center ...

May 22, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Will your name be called?

This past week, I went to a school's Honor's Day recognition program.

May 21, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Going to church could help people live longer

Fitting a worship service into your weekly schedule could extend your life, according to a new study on church attendance and mortality published this week ...

May 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Give yourself over to God

Loving God with all our being needs to be one's feeling and desire toward God.

May 19, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Fulfilling a promise he made in the second grade had his grandparents in tears

Stefun Darts was an ambitious second-grader when he made the promise to pay off his grandparents’ mortgage so they would no longer have to work ...

May 19, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


What's lost when people stop talking about faith in public?

Kimmy Ertel-Waterman was shy growing up, but she embraced life as a Christian missionary in Romania, seeking out opportunities to share her faith with strangers ...

May 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Listen to what a teen with autism said when he finally got a voice

The world is a beautiful place with beautiful experiences to offer. Each person will experience life differently because of the unique set of weaknesses, trials ...

May 19, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Supreme Court sends birth control mandate challenge back to lower courts

The government gets to provide contraceptive coverage to employees of religious nonprofits. Those religious objectors won't face heavy fines for refusing to provide coverage ...

May 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


5 simple ways to become more like Jesus

"What would Jesus do?" This question has been asked for centuries. Mothers have used it on their children, preachers have used it in sermons and ...

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


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