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Follow the one true leader

As a child, many played the game "follow the leader."

February 02, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What if someone runs into you?

While recently on a missions trip to Cuba, I just happened to look at one of my old shirts that I used for painting. It had stains on it from work done on previous trips.

January 28, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Churches must change

I like to read the newspaper. I receive a paper daily, and generally read it from cover to cover.

January 27, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Our God is a loving God

Despite what some may believe and even try to teach, God is a loving God. God created all that is.

January 26, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


New Year's can reveal your personality

What does the New Year mean to you?

January 21, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The role religion played in Trump's inauguration

Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States during a day of ceremony and services where faith played prominently.

January 21, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


6 religion-friendly films from Hollywood

It’s widely recognized that Hollywood is typically unsympathetic to religion. That may not always have been true — think, among many examples, of such films as “The Song of Bernadette” (1943), “Going My Way” (1944), “Joan of Arc” (1948) and “Ben-Hur” (1959) — but, in recent films and television shows, religious believers are commonly portrayed as hypocrites, lunatics, joyless fanatics and/or oppressive tyrants.

January 21, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


What the weather tells us

We have been experiencing the strangest weather for January that I can remember. We did have the one cold snap that lasted a few days, but otherwise it has been like late fall and early spring.

January 20, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Relevance of God's word part 5

Over the past few weeks we have looked at the relevancy of God's word. Despite what some may think, it is just as needed and meaningful today as when it was penned.

January 19, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Here are the two Bibles Trump will use to take the oath of office

We know which Bibles President-elect Donald Trump will use on Inauguration Day.

January 18, 2017 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Faith


What pastors, professional athletes and other leaders can do to heal divides

Rev. Rob Schenck's quest to lead meaningful conversations on the issue of gun violence led him to a gun range. He figured that if he wanted to critique gun culture, he should at least know how it felt to hold top-of-the-line weapons in his hands.

January 17, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Encourage good works

"And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near."

January 16, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Leadership changes at Baptist Joint Committee, but commitment to protect religious liberty remains

Baptists have long been the dominant Protestant faith in America. The church's more prominent forbears are credited with championing the ideal of religious freedom that would later be enshrined in the First Amendment's religious protections.

January 15, 2017 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith


Not knowing when the call will come

In Matthew 24:42, Jesus reminds us to be prepared spiritually because we do not know what day or hour he will return back to Earth to reign as King of Kings.

January 14, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Serve, accept being served

My recent surgery has made me quite uncomfortable in more ways than one. In the first place, like most men (or so I have been told), I am rather allergic to pain. Knee replacement and the therapy that follows are not for the faint of heart, no matter your age.

January 13, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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Know the main thing about faith

We've been wondering what happened to winter this year. It seems a bit of it has tried to sneak in on us this week ...

March 17, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler | Faith


God offers salvation; man must accept

Within every person resides a soul. This soul is given by God and will live somewhere in eternity. The place, heaven or hell, is determined ...

March 16, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


After a centuries-long tradition, only one god-king remains

In ancient times, divine kingship was a fundamental and nearly universal religious and political reality. The gods had created the cosmos, which required their constant ...

March 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Faithfully engaging the immigration debate in the age of Trump

President Donald Trump turned campaign promises on immigration policy into executive orders during his first week in office.

March 15, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Grammy winning gospel singer Sandi Patty marks 30 years of performing with 'The Farewell Tour'

Sandra Faye “Sandi” Patty, who received Grammy awards for "More Than Wonderful" and "I've Just Seen Jesus," gained her professional nickname “The Voice” as ...

March 15, 2017 | Megan Hulse Deseret News | Faith


Trump's draft order on religious freedom prompts praise, concern and confusion

A leaked draft of an executive order on religious freedom protections has LGBT rights advocates concerned, while legal scholars disagree on whether the potential policy ...

March 14, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Work as a champion of Christ

"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."

March 13, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


The twilight of the Hawaiian gods came suddenly

In one sense, it’s quite wrong to say that the ancient Hawaiian religion is dead. In fact, it's undergoing something of a small ...

March 13, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Hear what Chance the Rapper said about God after winning his first Grammy award

Chance the Rapper claimed the first award of the night at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, capturing the Best New Artist accolade, according to the ...

March 13, 2017 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Faith


Pick your spiritual battles

The scripture teaches us that there is a battle going on in the spiritual realm.

March 11, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Developing grit

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

March 11, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Don't be afraid, the Lord will take care of you

I just finished reading my latest copy of Reader's Digest. One of the articles this month was entitled, "I Survived! 7 Heart-Stopping Disasters in ...

March 10, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Do religious teachings on LGBT issues drive young people away from faith?

The departure of teens and 20-somethings from organized religion has become a major storyline in recent years, causing concern among parents, pastors and other community ...

March 10, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


The valley of 'natural and revealed religion' in Hawaii's Valley of the Temples

OAHU, Hawaii — Most of us know people who say they never attend a traditional church, that their church is in nature.

March 10, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


What do you worship?

There is only one God, yet some make other things their "gods," putting material things above their devotion and love for the God of heaven.

March 09, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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