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Does the church need revival?

"The church has many critiques but no revivals." This anonymous quote was an opening of careful reflection for me.

November 06, 2013 | By Pastor Kathleen Ayala Columnist | Faith


Hope is the one thing we really need

A few years ago there was a popular song called, "All You Need is Love." I agree that real love is needed and it's nice to be on the receiving end, but the thing most needed is hope.

October 29, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Words have more power than you think

There are so many ways one can misuse the tongue. Cursing, tale bearing, gossip, boasting and lying are just a few ways that words can be misused. Cursing in our day seems to have become a way of life for so many. It is as if some people could not talk unless they used a curse word in their speech.

October 29, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


God's word works if you work it

"So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it." - Isaiah 55:11

October 28, 2013 | By Pastor Robert Norwood Columnist | Faith


Be an advertisement for Godly living

Recently, my wife and I went on a short trip to the mountains. We happened to be there over a Sunday, so we went to a church close to the motel.

October 22, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The Lord will be with you while you wait

When I was young, my mother read to me often. As I grew, the books were placed in my hands so that I could read them.

October 22, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Are you following commands of men or God?

The book of Acts tells how the people in the first century obeyed the Gospel.

October 22, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Appreciate your pastor this -- and every -- month

"Now, brothers and sisters, we ask you to appreciate those who work hard among you, who lead you in the Lord and teach you. Respect them with a very special love because of the work they do. Live in peace with each other." - 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 (NCV)

October 21, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


St. Philip's hosts state bishop

St. Philip's Episcopal Church hosted the 10th bishop of Georgia, the Right Reverend Scott Anson Benhase, for his annual visitation Sunday, Oct. 6.

October 15, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Faith


We need to know the rules in life

The other day, I went to one of my grandson's football game. Like most sporting events, the fans - in this case, mostly parents - were yelling words of encouragement as well as instructions to the referees.

October 15, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Come to God like a child

Every Sunday morning in our church, we have a time that we call, "Children's Time." The boys and girls from about ages 3-8 come forward and gather around me while I tell them a Bible story, and try to apply it to their lives.

October 15, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Stay blessed, give the Lord your best

God has blessed Christians with so many things.

October 15, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Let the commanding spirit guide you

The ability to command spirits is given to the believer by the power of God, exercised only through the Holy Spirit.

October 15, 2013 | By Pastor Mark Fields Columnist | Faith


Does God still answer our prayers?

In 1 John 5:14-15, we read, "This is the confidence we have in approaching God: That if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us - whatever we ask - we know that we have what we asked of him."

October 08, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


It is wise to follow God

Did you hear about the man who decided that he wanted to become the smartest man in the world?

October 08, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


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51 distinct ideas for celebrating the Sabbath

According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 ...

May 04, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to ...

May 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Satan's new favorite sin (it's not what you think)

Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."

May 03, 2016 | David Snell FamilyShare | Faith


Are you sold out for Jesus?

Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21

May 02, 2016 | By Pastor Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


Find answers to life's questions

Most everyone has questions that pertain to life's issues. We desire to know the best ways to raise our kids, how to have successful ...

April 30, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


How religion affects U.S. foreign policy

Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according ...

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: Becket Fund founder has a unique solution for religious freedom debates

Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Forgiveness isn't for the offender

Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.

April 30, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Getting to know Jesus

Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.

April 29, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Americans less likely to keep Sabbath, but majority still say it's important to society, new poll fi

The Sabbath may be losing its religious significance in the eyes of many Americans, but a majority still believe taking a day of rest benefits ...

April 29, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Judgment Day is coming

One of the most intriguing questions is, "Will there be a Judgment Day."

April 28, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How to remove your masks and live your authentic life

Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.

April 28, 2016 | Norma Zaugg FamilyShare | Faith


Oprah will appear in scripted megachurch drama

A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.

April 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Should your boss know that you keep the Sabbath?

Even in the midst of her day of rest, Judith Shulevitz is reminded of the work she's left undone.

April 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why your physical and spiritual workouts have more in common than you might think

A few weeks ago, I returned to the gym after what we’ll call a “personal hiatus.” It was just long enough to be awkward ...

April 28, 2016 | Jason Wright Deseret News | Faith


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