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Evangelicals and Muslims together denounce Franklin Graham’s anti-Muslim remarks

WASHINGTON — An evangelical pastor from Texas joined American Muslim leaders Thursday in denouncing recent anti-Muslim comments by evangelist Franklin Graham as they announced upcoming efforts to build bridges between their religious communities.

July 26, 2015 | Sara Weissman Deseret News | Faith


Improve others' perception of us

The other day, I was talking to a neighbor whom I hadn't spoken to for a while. I asked her if she had been walking lately in this heat, and she responded with a statement that surprised me: She made a remark about me always being out there running rather than walking.

July 25, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Times may change; God doesn't

Ten years ago, this week my family moved to Pembroke. I began my job as the pastor at First Baptist Church in Pembroke, and my wife started only a week or so later as the choral music teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School. Our youngest son enrolled as a student at Richmond Hill High School, while our oldest enrolled at Georgia Southern University.

July 24, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


School district and secularists settle school prayer lawsuit

A federal lawsuit filed against a school district in Georgia for allegedly violating First Amendment rights by allowing football coaches to lead students in prayers and include Bible passages in team materials has been settled.

July 24, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Do God's will to obtain eternal life

Jesus said, "Not everyone that saith unto me 'Lord, Lord' shall enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that doeth the will of my Father, which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day 'Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? And in thy name have cast out devils?

July 23, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


New film profiles little-known Jewish philanthropist who built African-American schools



Although credited with establishing Sears, Roebuck & Company as a leading American retailer, Julius Rosenwald's name has largely been unremembered in the decades since he died in 1932.

July 23, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Christian schools take stance on homosexuality policies

With same-sex marriage now legal across the country, the question has surfaced about whether religious-affiliated schools will accommodate gay or lesbian students, staff and faculty who are married.

July 22, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Pope Francis taps media-savvy priest for key Los Angeles role

Father Robert Barron may be ready for his close-up. The media-savvy Roman Catholic priest whose public television series "Catholicism" drew wide acclaim, has been named one of three new auxiliary bishops for Los Angeles, arguably the world's media capital.

July 22, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


The title of Harper Lee’s new book comes from the Bible

Last Tuesday, book readers and literature enthusiasts alike celebrated across the country as “Go Set a Watchman” — the sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” — hit bookshelves and was made available to the public.

July 21, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Jesus is best hope in world for Christians

What is hope? In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is defined as "a confident expectation that a desire will be fulfilled; wishful trust; something which one longs to see realized"

July 20, 2015 | By Pastor Douglas Harn Columnist | Faith


Religious freedom experts worry about their First Amendment rights after marriage ruling

Long-held American views of religious liberty may be rapidly shifting in the wake of a June 26 Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country.

July 19, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Is religion failing? The Dalai Lama has a surprising answer

It isn't just American demographers and church planters who are concerned about the rise of the "nones," or the spiritually unaffiliated. Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, isn't happy about it, either.

July 19, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


God is faithful and as assured as the sun

One time, when I was traveling by plane, we had risen above a storm system with the thick clouds below us. I had the window seat and looked out and saw the most beautiful view of the sun, shining in its brilliance.

July 18, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Muslims celebrate completion of Ramadan fasting during Eid al-Fitr

Many of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims will be spending Friday celebrating the completion of Ramadan, a month-long observance of fasting from dawn to sundown.

July 17, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Adventists celebrate Ellen G. White 100 years after her death

Ellen G. White, whose visions helped shape the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was remembered worldwide on the centennial of her July 16, 1915, death in northern California.

July 17, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


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Don’t settle

Deuteronomy 1:6 (KJV)

June 27, 2017 | Pastor Corth Nelson, Jr | Faith


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


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