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Lindsey Stirling's caterpillar quickstep on 'Dancing With the Stars' inspired by battle with depress

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas were lauded for their creative performance on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars Monday night,” scoring 21 out of 30 points from the judges.

September 27, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Keep moving forward

"The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit. Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, for anger resides in the bosom of fools."

September 25, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


New Zion Missionary Baptist Church to hold Fall Revival Sept. 27-29

The New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located 9235 E. B. Cooper Highway in Riceboro, will have its Fall Revival from Sept. 27 through Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The speaker will be Pastor Sandford Anderson of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Richmond Hill. All are welcome. The Host Pastor is Rev. Curtis J. Lemon.

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Faith


20 powerful blessings to pray over your marriage

When you think about it, marriage is a miracle. Of all the billions of people in the world, you found someone who compliments you, who knows your weaknesses and loves you for them. You found someone who is willing to fight through life with you. But just like it was a miracle for you to meet, it often seems like it requires a miracle to keep a happy marriage going.

September 25, 2017 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: The Tabernacle — a beloved companion and friend

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

September 25, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


You can't lose it all with Jesus

A couple of weeks ago, most people in this area were a little anxious as to what was going to happen with Hurricane Irma.

September 23, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Never stop paying attention

I was almost 40 when I got my first cell phone. Actually, my wife and I got one phone to share. Later, we got phones for our sons as they were starting to drive.

September 22, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


As they grieve the loss of a loved one, families look for burial compromises

On the rare occasions when all four of Gayle Jordan's adult children are home in Tennessee, the conversation often turns to death.

September 22, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Life is easier with strong faith

Faith is necessary to be pleasing to God. "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him" (Heb 11:6).

September 21, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


The Protestant Reformation's other great writer

In this 500th anniversary year of the Protestant Reformation, the spotlight naturally falls on Martin Luther (1483-1546). But his somewhat younger contemporary Jehan Cauvin (1509-1564) shouldn’t be overlooked.

September 18, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


How a mean email motivated me to share love and light

About a year ago, I was asked to write a song for a convention in New Mexico called the Women of Light Convention. I spent many days and nights pondering what I could share that would be positive, uplifting, encouraging and, most of all, motivating. I wanted women everywhere to feel they could make a difference by sharing their light. That their influence mattered.

September 17, 2017 | Carmen Rasmusen Herbert Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Look up and look around

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

September 17, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Making preparations for eternity

This week Hurricane Irma impacted Florida and other places, including us here in Bryan County. Early on it looked like she could devastate us, but fortunately she turned to the west and we received minor impact.

September 16, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Reflections during the storm

As I am writing this I do not yet know the track that Hurricane Irma will take (has taken). I do not know if it will be worse than Matthew or Harvey. It could be that by the time you read this that some of us could have lost most of what we own. It could be that Irma will take a different track. And best-case scenario would be that she dies down out in the ocean.

September 15, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Controversial questions for Catholic judicial nominee highlight complicated relationship between pol

America's Founders were clear on religion, at least when it came to job qualifications. The Constitution bans religious tests for federal officers, making personal faith (or a lack of it) a non-issue, at least in terms of the law.

September 15, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


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Music and the Spoken Word: Face the sun

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

October 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


HGTV's Joanna Gaines expresses gratitude for fulfillment of 'God-sized dream'

Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” says it all started as a dream.

October 15, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Go forth with a heart of love

Most days I don't take the time to watch the morning news, though occasionally I check out the weather and top stories. The No ...

October 14, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Be ready for Jesus' return

Matthew, Harvey, Irma. Columbine, Sandy Hook, and now Las Vegas.

October 13, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Don't underestimate Satan's work

Many people today say they believe in God, yet they seem not to want to believe in Satan or hell. What all must understand is ...

October 12, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Latest Trump administration action on religious freedom shrinks the distance between church and stat

The Trump administration has shown where it stands on church-state separation, encouraging deeper ties between government agencies and faith communities in an Oct. 6 memo ...

October 12, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Duck Dynasty's Sadie Robertson collaborates with Anthem Lights on new music video

Sadie Robertson, who gained fame in A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” TV show in 2012, collaborated with Christian boy band “Anthem Lights” in a new ...

October 12, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Game review: Twilight Imperium 4th edition is the best epic science fiction board game ever

Its been 20 years since the first version of Twilight Imperium was released. Over the years, it evolved into an epic and beloved board game ...

October 11, 2017 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Faith


New health care rules will allow more employers to sidestep contraception mandate

The Trump administration on Friday announced a long-awaited change to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate, expanding exemptions and accommodations to employers with religious ...

October 10, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: To become less lonely

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

October 10, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


God's love; our victory

Love for another is a strong affection arising out of kinship or personal ties.

October 09, 2017 | By Pastor Debra 'Dee' Dyer Columnist | Faith


Look through a fresh lens

In Matthew 7 we are told that how we judge others is how we will be judged. It goes like this: "Do not judge, or ...

October 07, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Ellen DeGeneres wishes 5-year-old Claire Crosby a happy birthday

Singing sensation Claire Crosby turned 5 years old today and received a birthday wish from Ellen DeGeneres to mark the occasion.

October 07, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Build your family strong

Early last month I travelled south of Atlanta to preach the funeral of my aunt. Until I was 4 years old, my parents and I ...

October 06, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Understand what God wants

Many times today, one hears of people who have given up on God. They feel that because things have not worked out the way they ...

October 05, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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