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Give and it will come back to you

Society consistently teaches us to take all we can, build a personal kingdom and look out for ourselves. You may have heard of "gold diggers," women who take advantage of men to receive material gain, or "hustlers," people who will do whatever it takes - legal or illegal - to make sure they have what they want. But the Bible encourages God's people to have a different mindset. We are taught to be givers.

November 28, 2011 | Pastort Richard Hayes Pastor's corner | Faith


National Bible Week raises awareness across the country

Throughout the year, different weeks or days are set aside in recognition of various groups, individuals, events, diseases and other activities.

November 28, 2011 | Edith Anderson | Faith


Let us not forget veterans, God

This season is my favorite time of the year. I believe it's because the whole nation takes part in the holiday seasons, including Thanksgiving and Christmas.

November 21, 2011 | Pastor Daisy Edwards | Faith


Hundreds expected for archbishop’s funeral

ATLANTA - Roman Catholic bishops from across the South were expected to attend Thursday's funeral of retired Archbishop John Francis Donoghue of Atlanta.

November 21, 2011 | The Associated Press | Faith


Many will gather for Mayor’s Thanksgiving Service

The holidays are a time to bring the community together for fellowship. Every year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, members of the Liberty County and Fort Stewart communities of faith gather at one of the churches in the area. The annual gathering, called the Mayor's Thanksgiving Service, brings leaders and church goers together in the spirit of thanksgiving for a service of songs, prayer and gratitude.

November 21, 2011 | Edith Anderson | Faith


Children have important role in services

Every Sunday morning at our church, we have what we call "children's moments." It's not unique to our church, but it was something new for us when we started it a few years ago.

November 14, 2011 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Honor our veterans this weekend

Veterans make innumerable sacrifices every day to protect us. The brave men and women of the armed services go beyond the call of duty to protect our freedoms and ensure we live in a safe country. Often times, they must leave their families to deploy to foreign countries so our families can be protected.

November 14, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Learn to be content with what you have

As Americans, we have been accused of being spoiled as it pertains to our lifestyles, and there probably is some truth in these allegations.

November 14, 2011 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Don't lose your focus on God

Everything changes when you set your focus on God. You filter every situation through the knowledge you have of Him.

November 14, 2011 | By Pastor Daisy Edwards Columnist | Faith


Christ Tabernacle opens new sanctuary

Tabernacle of Faith Church hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 21 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The Rev. Kathleen Ayalas and members of her congregation welcomed city officials, chamber staff, board members, ambassadors, members and people from the community.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Help the Lord through others

I am excited about the parables of Jesus. I have noticed there are multiple lessons in most of the parables Jesus used. The parable of the sheep and the goats as recorded in Matthew 25 is no exception. Jesus says there will be a day when all the nations will stand before Him and He will divide them into two groups.

November 08, 2011 | By Pastor Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


First Baptist welcomes new pastor

Members of the First Baptist Church in Hinesville have a new pastor, and a renewed sense of excitement has settled over the congregation.

November 08, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


It is always a good time to pray

Have you ever had a time in your life when it seemed that none of your prayers were being answered? Has there been a season when you simply could not feel God's presence?

November 07, 2011 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Bible will forever be the way

Some people try to tell us that the old way of doing things religiously will not work. They say we must be more willing to accept the ways of others if we expect to convert them.

November 07, 2011 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Men of Integrity Conference grows

The Men of Integrity 2011 Coed Conference has come a long way. It has evolved from a small gathering of men who occasionally met for fellowship into an annual conference.

November 01, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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Obama's take on 3 key debates about Muslims in America

In his first appearance at a U.S. mosque, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to refute “inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from ...

February 06, 2016 | Allison Pond Deseret News | Faith


We will not live forever in this world, part 2

God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.

February 04, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Appreciate and anticipate

The Gregorian calendar was arranged in reference to the ancient Roman calendar. Each month had a meaning.

February 01, 2016 | By Pastor Mevlin L. Montgomery Jr. Columnist | Faith


4 in 10 American families don’t worship or pray together

Worshipping together may not be a family activity.

January 28, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


15 states that likely love the Bible more than you do

Religion is an important aspect of people’s lives. In fact, more than half of the country says religion is “very important” to them. Christians ...

January 28, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


More Americans than ever before report feeling spiritual

Americans may be stepping away from religion, but their interest in spirituality is way up.

January 27, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


How Donald Trump courts evangelical Christian voters

Donald Trump spoke at Christian and conservative Liberty University last week, continuing his efforts to earn the support of America's evangelical Christian community.

January 27, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lindsey Stirling's new book makes New York Times' best-seller list

Lindsey Stirling’s new book, “The Only Pirate at the Party," claimed the 10th spot on the Jan. 31 New York Times' hardcover nonfiction best-seller ...

January 26, 2016 | Lindsey Williams Deseret News | Faith


Know your enemy

"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the ...

January 25, 2016 | By Rev. Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


The reason Christians need Muslim friends

It’s easy to fear what’s different from us.

January 25, 2016 | Kayla Lemmon FamilyShare | Faith


EPA enlists faith groups in quest to reduce food waste

The Environmental Protection Agency wants to put faith communities — and their canned-food drives, potlucks and volunteer teams — to work to save the environment.

January 24, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Oscar-nominated animated short features Hindu boy learning about his faith

An animated short telling the story of one boy's faith received an Oscar nomination for animated short film on Thursday, earning a share ...

January 21, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: Finding hope in religious conflict around the world

When religious freedom activists survey the global religious landscape, they find many reasons to be pessimistic. People of faith are under attack from ISIS, Boko ...

January 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How Muslim millennials really feel about their religion, in one infographic

Last Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke about how many Americans, including those who are running for president in the 2016 election, are speaking negatively about ...

January 19, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The extreme cost of kosher

It costs a little bit extra to live a kosher lifestyle and eat foods that abide by the Jewish dietary law.

January 19, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


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