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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minorities

Holocaust Remembrance Day honors the 6 million Jewish lives lost during World War II. It's also a time communities reflect on the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the world, which were outlined this week in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.

May 08, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Dear Momma, I've been there too: Christian blogger reaches millions of readers with encouraging mess

Growing up, Becky Thompson of Oklahoma had three things on her future to-do list: marry a pastor, become a mom and be a fellowshipper to her Christian congregation.

May 08, 2016 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News | Faith


Rely on the mother heart of God

In the springtime, it is normal to expect storms. Some can be severe. There is also a season for hurricanes.

May 07, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


National Day of Prayer

Thrusday was aside as the National Day of Prayer.

May 06, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


You won't get lost following God

From time to time, it is reported in the news that someone is lost. It may be a child or even an adult.

May 05, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Priest, protester and poet Daniel Berrigan shaped what it means to be an American Catholic

Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest famous for his anti-war protests, died Saturday at age 76. The Nobel Peace Prize nominee will be remembered for reshaping people's understanding of how to turn faith into action.

May 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


51 distinct ideas for celebrating the Sabbath

According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 percent of people agree it's important for society to have one day a week set aside for spiritual rest.

May 04, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.

May 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Satan's new favorite sin (it's not what you think)

Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."

May 03, 2016 | David Snell FamilyShare | Faith


Are you sold out for Jesus?

Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21

May 02, 2016 | By Pastor Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


Find answers to life's questions

Most everyone has questions that pertain to life's issues. We desire to know the best ways to raise our kids, how to have successful marriages and how to live healthy lives.

April 30, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


How religion affects U.S. foreign policy

Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: Becket Fund founder has a unique solution for religious freedom debates

Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Forgiveness isn't for the offender

Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.

April 30, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Getting to know Jesus

Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.

April 29, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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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


Are you living what you believe? Play this game to find out.

Hanging on the wall in our guest room is a framed message that simply says “Believe.” A friend gave it to me a few years ...

May 14, 2016 | Gary and Joy Lundberg FamilyShare | Faith


Mother's Day raises all hope

We celebrated Mother's Day Sunday. It is always one of the largest attended Sundays in most churches.

May 13, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Christ doesn't just provide answers; he is the answer

It seems that man today is always looking for someone to blame.

May 12, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How states respond to government officials who won't perform same-sex weddings

After same-sex marriage was legalized in June 2015, state lawmakers across the country have had to decide what to do with government officials and employees ...

May 12, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia

British Labour Party leader Sadiq Khan stressed housing and transportation in his campaign for mayor of London, but it was his religion that took center ...

May 12, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


One man’s journey with angels

Chris Ulmer spends his days in the company of angels. Not heavenly angels, but earth angels full of goodness and virtue. Ulmer is no ordinary ...

May 12, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Know someone who is struggling with his or her faith?

The spiritual journey of C.S. Lewis can be encouraging for those who see loved ones struggle with the faith of their childhood, according to ...

May 11, 2016 | Aaron Shill Deseret News | Faith


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