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Why are you following God

Why do men believe the things they believe when it comes to religion? Some just do not talk about such things, while others will say, "Well, that is what my family has always done."

August 31, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Why the myth of the Protestant work ethic won't die

The idea that Protestants work harder and build stronger economies than Catholics is more than 100 years old. First proposed by German sociologist Max Weber, the "Protestant work ethic" has been disproved by economic studies, criticized by theologians and undercut by historical documents.

August 30, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Serving God also serves people

Jesus said "whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant."

August 28, 2017 | By Pastor Katrina Deason Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A better direction

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

August 28, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Seek eternal security with faith

I just read an article stating that 80 percent of adults in this country believe that Social Security won't be around for them when they retire.

August 26, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Nontheists struggle to stay involved in international religious freedom efforts

As the Trump administration focuses on boosting religious freedom across the globe, government officials may be overlooking a potential ally here at home: nonbelievers.

August 26, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Internal eclipses are tougher to see

Every Christmas my father would unleash his operatic voice in his signature solo: “The Holy City." And he'd always add dramatic pop to the verse that begins:

August 26, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Overcoming our own hypocrisy

I enjoy playing golf. I've always thought of myself as an athlete. I played baseball and basketball through high school.

August 25, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


God shows us the way to worship

God has given his word to mankind. "God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;" (Heb. 1;1, 2).

August 24, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


All works for our good

And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

August 23, 2017 | By Pastor Richard Hayes | Faith


A word to parents of a new middle-schooler

Middle school. There are few words in my vocabulary that elicit such a visceral reaction. Reading them together takes me right back to sweater vests, Girbaud jeans, bad bangs and a burning desire to fit in.

August 23, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


Americans under 30 are less supportive of religious freedom than other adults

Younger Americans stand out from older generations in a variety of ways, as a seemingly endless stream of commentators are happy to point out. They get married later and spend a lot of time on their smartphones. They eat too much avocado toast.

August 21, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Martin Luther's history-changing translation of the Bible

The oldest known translation of any part of the Bible into German — strictly, into Old High German — was done between the mid-eighth and the early ninth centuries at Mondsee Abbey, in today’s Upper Austria. Then, in the early 11th century, a Benedictine monk named Notker Labeo translated the several texts, including the Psalter, or Pslams, into Old High German. From the 11th century on, a number of partial and complete Bible translations occurred into various spoken European languages.

August 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Maturity is more than years

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

August 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Open my eyes to the beauty

In Psalm 119:18, David says, "Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law."

August 19, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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New teacher resources aim to help students understand religion's role in world affairs

Twenty years of teaching had taught Martha Ball to expect the unexpected, especially around seventh graders.

September 06, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


4 reasons you shouldn’t feel guilty for doubting your faith

It’s no easy trip down the road of faith, especially navigating today’s world. You’re bound to hit some bumps along the way ...

September 06, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Faith


Ex-porn star decided to save herself for marriage; here’s exactly how she did it and why

Brittni De La Mora was attending college in Santa Barbara, California when she decided she could make a little extra money by stripping. What started ...

September 06, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Work — the best medicine

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

September 04, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


What is a person to do?

There are a lot of things that we face in the world we live in that sometimes demand responses and many times don't.

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


Mom saves her baby girl from the Texas floods, but what happens next proves a parent’s love will sac

Rescue and recovery efforts are still going strong in the areas where Hurricane Harvey has struck, and we’re hearing heartbreaking stories of sacrifice, love ...

September 01, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Faith


Man may plan; God decides

Lots of funny things happen in church. And a number of those (at least for me) have been in the baptistery.

September 01, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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