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Detour: Life under construction

One thing we can count on is that life will have some detours. I don't care how much you know or think you may know, or how much experience you have in life, you will have detours.

May 31, 2016 | By Pastor Kendall Paige Columnist | Faith


Life isn't fair, but there's a big reason for hope

When teenagers lament, "But that's not fair!" parents often retort, "Well, life isn't fair."

May 31, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Why don't more Americans ask faith leaders for advice?

Andrea Revethis left her six-hour marriage prep class on May 14 feeling grateful and excited. She hadn't necessarily planned on taking relationship advice from Catholic leaders when she envisioned her dream wedding, but friends had encouraged her to give the Pre-Cana program a try.

May 31, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


5 ways to prepare for Jesus' return

Christians around the world have waited for the glorious return of Jesus Christ for millennia. The Bible says no man knows and not even the angels know the time of Jesus' coming. But when Saint Paul spoke to the Thessalonians, he said children of light will know the season.

May 31, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


A man braved four lanes of traffic to save the life of a stranger

Odis Banks was on his way to pay a bill when his day had a sudden turn of events. After waiting for five minutes in a turning lane to turn into the parking lot, he heard honking, and yelling from several drivers to “Get out the way.” The horns and comments were directed toward a white truck that was stopped in the middle of traffic.

May 30, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


What happens after you die will surprise you

Because we are living, breathing beings, we all will die one day. Death is a fact of life that even the smart and rich will experience. It is inevitable.

May 30, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Transformational Christianity draws others to the light

After Jesus Christ's resurrection and ascension, the New Testament church was born with Spirit-filled believers who were being transformed.

May 28, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Memorial Day is also a call for action

Our choir sings a song that I find so powerful. It is titled, "We Will Remember."

May 27, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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


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Donald Trump's 'evangelical moment' during acceptance speech included this vow

It's no secret that Donald Trump's run for the White House has firmly divided some leaders in the evangelical community, with prominent Christian ...

July 28, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


A majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should address this issue — and it endangers

The majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should show a commitment to addressing Christian persecution across the globe, according to a poll ...

July 28, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


What motivates evangelicals who support Hillary Clinton?

Nearly 8 in 10 white evangelical voters plan to cast ballots for Donald Trump, whether because of their political affiliation, their appreciation for his defense ...

July 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


3 key takeaways from the latest report on global religious restrictions and hostilities

Government and social interference with religious practice decreased in 2014, but people of faith faced more threats from terrorist groups, according to Pew Research Center ...

July 27, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


2016 Republican Party Platform offers praise for Israel — and see the one thing that's missing from

After much speculation surrounding proposed pro-Israel language in draft copies of the 2016 Republican Party Platform, the final version of the document, indeed, expresses "unequivocal ...

July 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Is this 'God's Not Dead 2' billboard that was reportedly rejected really 'too incendiary' and 'too p

The Christian movie house that produced "God's Not Dead 2" is claiming that a billboard advertising the film's DVD release was recently rejected ...

July 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


The long — and surprising — history behind the IRS ban on churches endorsing political candidates

Among the many policy positions embedded in the 2016 Republican Party Platform is a call to repeal the Johnson Amendment, a controversial Internal Revenue Service ...

July 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


5 diverse appeals to God that were just made during the Republican National Convention

As critics continue to warn that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump might face roadblocks when it comes to courting minority faiths, there's something quite ...

July 26, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Ex-police detective reveals the key fact many are missing amid ongoing terror attacks and violence

From the Orlando, Florida, terror attack to the deadly assault on police officers in Dallas, the nation continues to be rocked by an ongoing series ...

July 26, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Does Hollywood demean — or misrepresent — Christianity?

Does Hollywood demean — or misrepresent — Christianity?

July 26, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Did the Republican Party just adopt the 'most pro-life platform ever'?

The Republican Party officially adopted the "most pro-life platform ever" last week, according to at least two conservative organizations that commented on the newly released ...

July 26, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Power to change starts from within

The Apostle Paul tells us in 2 Corinthians 5:17-18, "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ Jesus, he is a new creation; old things have ...

July 25, 2016 | By Pastor Debra 'Dee' Dyer Columnist | Faith


Here's how the Vatican's mobile medical unit is helping the poor in Rome

The Vatican continues its efforts to help the poor and downtrodden through the donation of a mobile medical unit that is now traveling around Rome ...

July 25, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Site that some biblical scholars say is the Garden of Eden just became a world heritage site

An oasis in the middle of the Iraqi desert that some biblical scholars believe is the site of — or at least the inspiration for — the ...

July 25, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Trump sparks activists' quest to register 1 million Muslims to vote. Here are the details

Muslim Americans make up around 1 percent of the U.S. population, accounting for about 3.3 million people. But despite constituting such a small ...

July 25, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


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