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Why some Christians are arguing 'Hillary Clinton is the best choice for voters against abortion'

When it comes to elections, many Christians tend to opt for candidates who oppose abortion, though some progressive Bible-believers are making an entirely different case: being pro-life means much more than rejecting abortion.

October 11, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Kentucky governor reportedly told preachers to ignore IRS regulations banning churches from endorsin

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin was reportedly captured on video telling a group of preachers to ignore Internal Revenue Service regulations that ban churches from endorsing candidates from the pulpit, according to The Associated Press.

October 11, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


An open letter to those whose world is falling apart

If you’re reading this right now, you are most likely suffering from a painful experience in your life, hurt that is so tremendously heavy that it feels like you can barely catch your breath.

October 11, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


Famous pastor's church won't be using the line 'all lives matter' — here's why

Famed Christian pastor Carl Lentz said his church, Hillsong Church NYC, has no intention of using the tagline "all lives matter" — a popular and controversial reaction to the "black lives matter" protest movement.

October 11, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Actor Mark Wahlberg records video about his Catholic faith: 'The anchor that supports everything I d

Actor Mark Wahlberg recently shared his deep Catholic roots in a video message he recorded for a Catholic organization that helps cultivate new priests.

October 10, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


A county in Washington state could embrace heroin injection centers — but not everyone is on board

With the heroin epidemic raging across America, a county in Washington state is proposing an effort that is sure to spark controversy: government-run injection centers where people can use the drug under medical supervision.

October 09, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


TV host reveals why she saved sex until marriage — and how she lives her 'faith in the spotlight'

It's rare to find a well-known media personality who openly discusses abstinence, which is why "Inside Edition" correspondent Megan Alexander's candid approach to the topic has captured headlines over the years.

October 09, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


After crash, Hoboken residents ponder God and fate

HOBOKEN, N.J. — In the basement of Hoboken Gospel Chapel three blocks from the train terminal, about a dozen church members sat at bingo tables, eyes closed, heads bowed, hands folded over their open Bibles, giving thanks to God and praying for the victims of Thursday’s commuter rail crash.

October 09, 2016 | Chris Sagona Deseret News | Faith


Priest who was killed by terrorists on track for beatification after Pope Francis calls him a martyr

Pope Francis has greenlit a preliminary sainthood investigation into the Rev. Jacques Hamel, the priest who was killed on July 26 by Islamic terrorists during Mass at the church of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray in Normandy, France.

October 09, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Researchers explored more than 1,100 church budgets — and here's what they discovered

A new study analyzing the budgets of 1,159 U.S. churches with at least 2,000 weekly attendees found that nearly half of their funds goes toward paying staff.

October 09, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Colin Kaepernick announces plans to donate $100K every month for nearly a year

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has announced plans to give $100,000 every month to community organizations.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Taking a look at this month's two major Jewish holidays

October ushers in the observance of ancient and revered rituals for the Jewish community this year. The High Holy Days, or Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the days between them, will be celebrated from sundown Sunday to sundown on Oct. 12.

October 06, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Can God supernaturally heal the sick? Americans reveal where they stand

When most people get sick, they go to the doctor and seek medical attention to find healing. But it seems the majority of Americans also make a deeper spiritual — and supernatural — appeal in seeking remedies to various health woes.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


This church gave $1 million to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture

Amid the media coverage surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday is an intriguing story about a Virginia church that came together to give $1 million to the institution.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Pope Francis steps into Mexican debate over same-sex marriage

Pope Francis is standing behind bishops and clergy who oppose a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


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Historic congregations contribute $1.7 million in economic impact to their community each year

Historic congregations in America's urban centers contribute around $1.7 million to their local economy each year, according to new research on the economic ...

December 01, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why some couples choose to be married at faraway sacred sites

Sarah Syer and her husband Nate hiked 62 miles to their wedding. Their car didn't break down. They didn't ascend a remote mountain ...

December 01, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


LDS Church initiative encourages people of all faiths to serve others this Christmas

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched its Christmas initiative with the video "LIGHTtheWORLD." The initiative begins Dec. 1 with a worldwide day ...

November 30, 2016 | Noelle Baldwin Deseret News | Faith


Letter written by Annie Schmidt shared by mother on Thanksgiving Day

On Thanksgiving Day, Michelle Schmidt, mother of Annie Schmidt, shared a letter her daughter, who recently passed away, wrote to her younger brothers when they ...

November 30, 2016 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Let us pray correctly

"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from ...

November 28, 2016 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Two Majorcan saints with very different origins

Throughout history, some great religious leaders — like the Buddha — were raised among the elites in great cities, while others, like Jesus Christ or Joseph Smith ...

November 27, 2016 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Does God want you to give tithes?

Tithing has its rewards, but how much should you give? Should you give it all?

November 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


10 sayings you should never believe about marriage

According to a report from the Pew Research Center, there are a rising amount of people in America who never have and never will get ...

November 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


11 tips for when your spouse is obsessed with watching the big game

It’s that time for sports to dominate the American television landscape again.

November 23, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Thanksgiving is due

"In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you."

November 21, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Celebrate Thanksgiving first

The holiday season is in bloom. You cannot enter a store without seeing the decorations or hearing the music.

November 18, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Keep your eye on Heaven

Today, men seek for answers to questions of life, questions of death and questions of purpose.

November 17, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Why stained glass works in sacred and secular spaces

Stained glass windows are both permanent and ever-changing. They can’t be easily moved from their frame or rearranged, but shifting sunbeams affect what each ...

November 15, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


5 ways to find peace when you are suffering

We all suffer for different reasons and at different times in our lives. Suffering is simply part of being human. Suffering allows the eyes to ...

November 14, 2016 | Gary and Joy Lundberg FamilyShare | Faith


'Hacksaw Ridge' sheds light on conflicting role of religious liberty today

A new film on one of America's most famous pacificists holds insights for present and future religious freedom debates, even though it's set ...

November 13, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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