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Good memories will last longer than your lifetime

God has blessed man with a great ability. It serves one most all his or her life. It is the memory.

May 26, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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 there to find our perfect place of peace. But what happens when that desire fades and heaven is no longer your goal? What causes the change and how can you desire heaven again?

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 with the Jewish faith.

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 survey.

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 in JAMA Internal Medicine (paywall.)

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 to live. Nearly a decade and a half later, Stefun is making good on his promise.

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 in a foreign language. She says she gained confidence during her 18 months of service.

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 and experiences we each are given.

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. And a potentially deadlocked Supreme Court won't have to settle a contentious battle pitting religious freedom against the Affordable Care Act's birth-control mandate.

May 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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Brexit is the latest example of political events inciting apocalyptic predictions

Great Britain's exit from the European Union will have far-reaching financial and political implications. But some observers are more concerned with its potential apocalyptic ...

June 26, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


World-famous drummer says he's on a mission for God

Internationally known as "The Minister of Groove," drummer Daniel Donnelly has made a name for himself over the past three decades, performing alongside famed musicians ...

June 26, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Why Americans embrace on-screen depictions of the end of the world

American television and movie viewers love watching the world end.

June 26, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Limits on forgiveness

In Matthew 18, Peter asked Jesus about the appropriate number times to forgive a person when they sin against you.

June 25, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Even forgiven sins can have consequences

Well, it had to happen sooner or later.

June 24, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Who is most important in your life?

Love for family is taught in God's word, and must be practiced. However, love for God must come first.

June 23, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Q&A: How the relationship between African-American churches and social justice activism is evolving

Marla Frederick once wanted to be a lawyer. But in college, she fell in love with discussing religion, reveling in opportunities to debate with her ...

June 23, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Recognize spiritual and biological fathers

Society holds mothers in high esteem, and rightfully so. But it sometimes overlooks the very important role fathers play. Fathers are special, too, and they ...

June 21, 2016 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


5 ways to deal with extroverts at church when you are an introvert

The phrase “Better a man should be considered a fool than to open his mouth and remove all doubt” was probably referencing an extrovert from ...

June 21, 2016 | Lydia Taggart FamilyShare Publisher | Faith


House honors Liberty native

Helen Scott, a McIntosh community elder who turned 90 in December, was honored March 22 at the Georgia Capitol when state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway ...

June 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Fathers become endangered species

There are 62 animals and plants on Georgia's list of endangered species.

June 20, 2016 | By Pastor K.E. Brown Columnist | Faith


How one journalist exposed the unbelievable origin of 'The Gospel of Jesus' Wife'

It took trips to Germany and Florida, an interpreter, dozens of phone calls, lessons on spotting forgery and a very persistent journalist, but the mystery ...

June 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Orlando shooting illustrates how ISIS affects communities around the world

The Orlando nightclub shooter, Omar Mateen, pledged allegiance to ISIS before his killing spree. And yet officials and the man's father think he had ...

June 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite objections

President Obama met with the Dalai Lama on Wednesday morning for the fourth time during his presidency. The White House didn't allow press coverage ...

June 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


A father's faith: How modern dads pass on their religious traditions

Modern fatherhood can be at once exciting and overwhelming. Family scholars are questioning old assumptions about how dads should interact with their kids, and dozens ...

June 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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