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Admit sin to be right with God

Last week, I went to visit my son. He is greatly improving in so many ways, though he remains in a wheelchair.

November 07, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


What a friend Christians have in Jesus

Joseph M. Scriven (1819-96), who wrote the poem "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," was no stranger to trials and sadness.

November 07, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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


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The Clean Cut: USA Olympians strive to 'serve Christ' and give glory to God

David Boudia and Steele Johnson qualified for the Rio Olympics after the 10-meter platform finals of the diving trials on Thursday.

June 30, 2016 | Kelsey Schwab Deseret News | Faith


Why do good people have to suffer?

Have you ever known a great person or a wonderful and kind family who has been grief-stricken with unbearable tragedy? Or perhaps you are a ...

June 30, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


Faith leaders respond to Supreme Court's abortion ruling

The Supreme Court sparked a flurry of responses from faith leaders on Monday after justices voted 5-3 to strike down parts of a controversial Texas ...

June 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


When forgiveness is impossible

When someone wrongs us, we usually react with hurt, followed by sadness and then anger. It is emotionally exhausting to be betrayed by a loved ...

June 29, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


Did you ever notice this hiding in your favorite books?

There are some stories that never leave us, but what is it about them that continues to capture our hearts? In some of the most ...

June 28, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


Apocalypse when? How teachings on the end of the world affect modern faith groups

The world didn't end during the early years of the Christian community, despite the apostle Paul's imminent predictions.

June 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to successfully raise God’s children

I will be the first to admit that on any given today, I promptly forget that my children are really God’s children. And in ...

June 27, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Restoration work has begun on Jesus' tomb

After months of careful research and years of conflict, the restoration of Jesus' tomb within the walls of Jerusalem's Old City officially began last ...

June 27, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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


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