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Study: Less-religious states donate less to charity

BOSTON - States with the least religious residents also are the stingiest about giving money to charity, a new study on the generosity of Americans suggests.

August 28, 2012 | Jay Lindsay The Associated Press | Faith


It matters what you say

Often people say things and then wonder why they said them.

August 27, 2012 | Pastor Kathleen Ayala Guest columnist | Faith


Theologian and author to host study

Hinesville First United Methodist Church will host a six-session study based on the book "Help, I'm Lost," written by Pastor Dr. Richard M. Wright.

August 27, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Faith


New name, simple purpose at Connection

It's the same church but with a different name.

August 26, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Dealing with our situations

Every time I look around, I find myself in another situation.

August 21, 2012 | Pastor Richard Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


New Friendship Baptist pastor has a vision

Pastor Joseph Michael Morgan is a native of Shamrock, Fla., but grew up in Liberty County - and now, he is pastoring in his home area.

August 20, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Bibles and booze mix Sunday mornings at iconic Florida bar

PERDIDO KEY, Fla. - On a balmy Sunday morning at the Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar, barkeeps set up their stations as churchgoers filtered in under a Jack Daniels banner.

August 20, 2012 | Melissa Nelson-Gabriel The Associated Press | Faith


Learning how to repent to God

Joel 2:12-17: "But even now," says the Lord, "repent sincerely and return to me with fasting and weeping and mourning. Let your broken heart show your sorrow; tearing your clothes is not enough. Come back to the Lord your God. He is kind and full of mercy; he is patient and keeps his promise; he is always ready to forgive and not punish. Perhaps the Lord your God will change his mind and bless you with abundant crops. Then you can offer him grain and wine. Blow the trumpet on Mount Zion; give orders for a fast and call ...

August 14, 2012 | Pastor Alan Darsey Guest columnist | Faith


American Sikhs a small, misunderstood community

Ever since they arrived in the U.S. as farmers and lumber mill workers in the late 19th century, Sikhs have struggled with how little Americans knew about the faith.

August 13, 2012 | Rachel Zoll The Associated Press | Faith


Sinclair Thorne takes on new assignment

July 15 marked the official beginning of a new assignment for Dr. Sinclair Thorne.

August 13, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Give a fish a stomach ache

When we were children in Sunday school, we heard the story of Jonah, which centered on a disobedient prophet who was swallowed by a big fish while trying to make a getaway. When adults told us that story, maybe they hoped we would be impressed by the scary cost of disobedience and not even think about disobeying our parents and teachers, let alone God.

August 07, 2012 | Dr. Peggy Rayman Guest columnist | Faith


New Bible translation is written like a Hollywood screenplay

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A new Bible translation tackles the challenge of turning ancient Greek and Hebrew texts into modern American English and then adds a twist: It's written like a screenplay.

August 07, 2012 | By Travis Loller The Associated Press | Faith


Event to honor community servant

Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has spent most of his life as a servant to his church and community. He started serving at a young age, and the years have not dampened his enthusiasm for helping others.

August 06, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Set yourself free through God

"So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed."- John 8:36

July 31, 2012 | Pastor Richard Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


Poll: Many people don’t relate to Romney’s faith

WASHINGTON - Most of America doesn't relate to Mitt Romney's religion, but that may not matter in his race against President Barack Obama.

July 30, 2012 | By Jennifer Agiesta The Associated Press | Faith


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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 ...

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


Going to church could help people live longer

Fitting a worship service into your weekly schedule could extend your life, according to a new study on church attendance and mortality published this week ...

May 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Give yourself over to God

Loving God with all our being needs to be one's feeling and desire toward God.

May 19, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Fulfilling a promise he made in the second grade had his grandparents in tears

Stefun Darts was an ambitious second-grader when he made the promise to pay off his grandparents’ mortgage so they would no longer have to work ...

May 19, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


What's lost when people stop talking about faith in public?

Kimmy Ertel-Waterman was shy growing up, but she embraced life as a Christian missionary in Romania, seeking out opportunities to share her faith with strangers ...

May 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Listen to what a teen with autism said when he finally got a voice

The world is a beautiful place with beautiful experiences to offer. Each person will experience life differently because of the unique set of weaknesses, trials ...

May 19, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Supreme Court sends birth control mandate challenge back to lower courts

The government gets to provide contraceptive coverage to employees of religious nonprofits. Those religious objectors won't face heavy fines for refusing to provide coverage ...

May 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


5 simple ways to become more like Jesus

"What would Jesus do?" This question has been asked for centuries. Mothers have used it on their children, preachers have used it in sermons and ...

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Why what others think doesn’t matter

If you are anything like me, when someone compliments you and praises your accomplishments, it puts a huge smile on your face and makes your ...

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Faith leaders question how to address gun violence in churches

The Rev. Rob Schenck believes all life is sacred. He built his ministry and his reputation around anti-abortion activism, preaching from picket lines in front ...

May 17, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Who is Jesus Christ to you?

In the gospels, Jesus Christ described himself in several ways by using the heading "I am."

May 14, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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