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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


Deny yourself not just during Lent

During the season of Lent, the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter, many people choose to deny themselves of something that they enjoy.

March 25, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Battling for the title of Tiniest Church in America

This past week I spent way too much time online trying to track down the tiniest church in the country. America has dozens that claim to be the smallest house of worship in the land.

March 25, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Change to follow God

If a person desires to be close to God there has to be some changes made in his or her life. Many people get caught up with the "what's in it for me" mentality.

March 23, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Designing a life

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

March 21, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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Supreme Court rules for church in high-profile religious freedom case

The state of Missouri went too far in refusing to resurface a religiously affiliated preschool's playground, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, in a case ...

June 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'It is well with my soul'

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

June 25, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Surplus good deeds and Martin Luther's rebellion

Editor's note: This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and this is one in a series of columns to describe the origins ...

June 24, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Game review: Flatline simulates hospital ER with cooperative dice rolling

Flatline by Renegade Games is a cooperative dice game that simulates working together in an emergency room situation aboard a spaceship. The intense dice rolling ...

June 21, 2017 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Faith


'Look good, feel good, do good': DIY refashion blogger Sarah Tyau on motherhood, dreams, faith

Sarah Tyau sat behind the steering wheel of her car, angry at God. It was just past 4 on a Thursday afternoon, and after dropping ...

June 20, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


27 lessons learned from being 27

Recently, I turned 28 years old. This is somewhat of a freaky experience for someone who still feels like they should be 12. But I ...

June 20, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Ministry allows Christians to worship in the wild of national, state parks

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah — The short, black cross is almost an afterthought, wheeled out of a supply closet moments before introductions begin. Its arrival ...

June 20, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


God is light for us

"Now the message that we have heard from his Son and announce is this: God is light, and there is no darkness at all in ...

June 19, 2017 | Pastor Alan Darsey | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A father's legacy

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

June 17, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Careful little mouth what you say

There is a children's song that we used to sing in Sunday school that says, "Be careful little eyes what you see and be ...

June 17, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


How clergy can help congregants make peace with death

Confronting sickness and death is part of a faith leader's job description. Members of the clergy sit with congregants during chemotherapy treatments and pray ...

June 17, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Keep the Sabbath holy

Summer officially begins next week, but here in Southeast Georgia it is safe to say that we are already there. The temperature, humidity and thunderstorms ...

June 16, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Democrats and Republicans unite in prayer after Alexandria shooting

A shooting on Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, has brought a flood of prayers from politicians and communities who are united in faith following the ...

June 16, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Things we need to consider

The prophet Haggai proclaimed God's message to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high ...

June 15, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Woman glorifies God following deadly shark attack

The brutal shark attack that took Tiffany Johnson’s right arm has given her an unshakeable testimony in God. Without his help, she wouldn’t ...

June 15, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


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