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Psst … there’s already a religious test for Syrian refugees

After a group of attackers spread terror across Paris last week, there’s been some debate among politicians about whether or not to allow Syrian refugees into the United States. States such as Alabama, Michigan, Louisiana and a wealth of others have already decided not to allow refugees.

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


A man for all seasons of the heart

Thomas Moore has a new book out.

November 23, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


U.S. Catholic leaders approve new plan to address pornography

Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

November 21, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


17 surprising similarities between Muslims and Christians

There are some well-known differences between Muslims and Christians. Muslims study the holy Quran, do not believe Jesus was divine or that He died on the cross and do not subscribe to the Trinity concept from the Council of Nicea. Christians do not recognize Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, do not celebrate Islamic holidays, and have different days of worship than Muslims. That said, there are at least 17 surprising similarities between the Islamic and Christian faiths.

November 21, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


Why this Syrian refugee crisis looks similar to World War II

In the wake of last week's Paris attacks that left more than 120 dead and 350 injured, U.S. politicians have offered many different perspectives about whether or not America should allow Syrian refugees into the country.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman

Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


7 celebrities who may surprise you with their faith in God

Entertainment is our world, so it is fun and inspirational as believers of Jesus Christ to see entertainers who also believe. Consider these celebrities from television, movies, music and theater whose words of gratitude for their faith may surprise you.

November 18, 2015 | Valerie Steimle FamilyShare | Faith


Studying science at seminary: How learning about new research helps pastors preach

Casey Cole wants to be a priest. That means attending five years of seminary classes, where he studies theology, philosophy and — evolution.

November 18, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


World shows solidarity with Muslims, despite ISIS attack

The world went into shock Friday night as at least seven gunmen opened fire throughout the city of Paris, killing at least 129 people and leaving more than 350 injured, which I wrote about this weekend.

November 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Why some religious 'nones' still take their kids to church

Christel Manning has been on a spiritual journey in recent years.

November 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


3 signs you're in love with your sin

Some love affairs begin passionately. Others start with more subtlety. However, when you are in love with sin, there's a constant slipping down a dangerous slope. Even when we are vigilant against evil, we cannot choose good if we not self-aware of our choices. If we are choosing to flirt with danger, you might quickly find yourself induling in sin. Do these three warning signs of being in love with sin sound familiar to you?

November 17, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


'...Except ye repent, ye shall likewise all perish'

And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. - Luke 13:2-3

November 16, 2015 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


New movie tells harrowing tales of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

A new movie is bringing clergy sexual abuse into the public eye yet again, weeks after Pope Francis met with survivors of assault during his visit to the U.S.

November 16, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Top 5 regrets of those who are dying

As a chaplain, it is often my duty to minister to patients and families during and after the dying process. While every experience is absolutely unique and sacred, patterns begin to emerge from the last thoughts shared in these final moments. Here are the top five regrets most commonly shared by those dying.

November 16, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


The religious practice that’s more powerful than morphine

The most effective painkiller may be something some religious believers have practiced for years.

November 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


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Spiritual truth of Christmas

Christmas started as a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, who came into the world to be its Savior by the church a few ...

December 16, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Jesus is in the air this season

"Do you hear them? The sounds of Christmas. They tell us that Christmas is coming. They tell us that Christmas is near. Christmas…the birthday ...

December 15, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Obey God -- He prepared the way

The mystery of salvation has been revealed to man. Paul told the Ephesians of this:

December 14, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


War on Christmas? More Americans say holiday displays should be kept off government property

If the war on Christmas is real, those who support public Nativity displays need to strengthen their defenses.

December 14, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Why Jerusalem matters: The Jewish, Christian and Muslim points of view

President Donald Trump took a step into the unknown last week, promising new policies toward Israel with little indication of how he plans to deal ...

December 11, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Remember fun things, times, Jesus

Christmas is a lot of fun. How many of us love the opportunity to go shopping right before Christmas, the crowds, looking for a parking ...

December 11, 2017 | By Pastor Douglas Harn Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Love comes at Christmas

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

December 11, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Do others see Jesus in you?

Recently my wife and I went to Michigan to see her father. While there, he took us out to eat at what has become his ...

December 09, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Learn the joy of giving

Angel Trees, Shoeboxes, Backpacks and Lottie Moon.

December 08, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Only God has all the answers

Man has always been looking for answers. Some have traveled thousands of miles at great expense and risk just to get an answer to the ...

December 07, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


4 graphics that explore Americans' divided views on Trump

Do Americans like President Donald Trump? The answer varies considerably depending on which Americans one asks.

December 05, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


U.S. Supreme Court justices signal Masterpiece Cake case will be difficult decision

There are no easy answers in the case of a Christian baker and the gay couple who wanted a wedding cake.

December 05, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


More than the Billy Graham rule: What faith groups can offer to the sexual assault debate

The recent onslaught of sexual assault allegations has left few industries untouched. Hollywood producers, politicians, celebrities, Silicon Valley insiders and journalists have been outed as ...

December 05, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Christmas miracles

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

December 03, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


This can be a wonderful life

Now that Thanksgiving Day has passed, for most people it is time to get into the Christmas spirit.

December 02, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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