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This man’s name means 'God,' and he’s being asked to change it

Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name.

August 30, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

World’s oldest Bible to be on display at British Museum. Here’s a sneak peek

If you’re a fan of ancient artifacts or the Bible, you may want to book a flight to Britain, as the Codex Sinaiticus, the world’s oldest copy of the bible, will be on display in the British Museum in the coming months, according to The Guardian.

August 29, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Become a member of the teaching cycle

In 2 Timothy 2:2, I see what I would describe as a teaching cycle, where those being taught turn around and teach others what they have learned so that they, in turn, will have the ability and knowledge to teach yet others.

August 29, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Praising God with our singing

I love to sing. I grew up going to church and singing with my parents.

August 28, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

Is there too much faith in college football?

College football is having a crisis of faith. Public schools across the country have long allowed chaplains to access their locker rooms as coaches and players find religion helps them put sports in proper perspective.

August 28, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Watch children facing spiritual dangers

Being a parent is a seemingly never-ending task. Children require attention all the time. They are worth all the trouble they put a parent though, but it is a big job.

August 27, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

This is even more evidence that Jesus may have had a wife

Did Jesus have a wife? It’s a question experts, researchers and believers have debated for years.

August 27, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

New stock index tracks 'Catholic Values' in investments

While global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index has focused on another type of bottom-line: Catholic values.

August 27, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith

Religious freedom under fire via 'anti-conversion' laws, experts say

Laws restricting religious conversion and other practices are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony.

August 25, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith

The new TV show about a 'pastor' that some don’t want you to watch

A new TV show debuted this summer that’s created some controversy among believers and families. It’s called “Impastor” and tells the story of a con man, Buddy Dobbs, who pretends to be a pastor, even though he has no knowledge of the Bible.

August 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

3 things you don't really need from a family who knows

When the Dannemiller family took up an experiment to abandon consumer culture for a year, they missed out on aspects of life many people consider necessary, according to The Huffington Post.

August 25, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Faith

Marching band not allowed to perform Christian hymn — crowd sings it anyway

The Brandon High School marching band in Mississippi found itself on the bench for the school’s first football game of the season after a court order kept it from performing the Christian hymn, “How Great Thou Art,” according to The Clarion-Ledger.

August 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Sunday School with Jimmy Carter draws hundreds

With the sanctuary and overflow room in the small Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, packed, the teacher of Sunday's Gospel lesson taught for the 689th time to a crowd diverse enough to include attendees from Guatemala and Ghana, according to CNN.

August 25, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Faith

Love those who don't love you to gain perspective

The late Rev. B.T. Smith made a comment once that has really stuck with me: "You have to love those who don't love you."

August 24, 2015 | By Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackons Columnist | Faith

Did John Oliver get it right in his critique of televangelists?

On Sunday night last week, political commentator John Oliver called out televangelists who ask their followers to donate money to churches and religious organizations, according to World Religion News.

August 24, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

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Articles by Section - Faith

Does the environment have a right to be protected? Pope Francis thinks so

In his speech to world leaders at the U.N. last week, Pope Francis made his boldest claim yet about the environment, detailing the earth ...

October 03, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

You get what you pay (pray) for

Through personal experience I have learned that, for the most part, you get what you pay for.

October 03, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Place your trust in the one Father

My son is coming to visit this weekend! We talk often, but we live almost four hours apart. When we visit him, or he visits ...

October 02, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith

What happens when I die?

Being a minister of the Gospel of Christ, I have been present when people died.

October 01, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

Pope meeting with Kim Davis sparks surprise and disappointment

Pope Francis counseled bishops during his recent tour of the United States to "not pick fights that would turn more people off than they would ...

October 01, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith

10 quotes on God and faith from Justin Bieber

Ever since Justin Bieber skyrocketed up the pop music charts in 2010, religion has followed him. His fans call themselves beliebers, his mother is well-known ...

October 01, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Meet the Muslim model who is the first woman to wear a hijab for H&M

Mariah Idrissi was skeptical at first about becoming a model for H&M’s latest ad campaign.

October 01, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Check out the 3,000-year-old discovery that dates back to the days of King David and Solomon

A rare 3,000-year-old seal from the times of King David and Solomon has been discovered by a 10-year-old Russian volunteer as a part of ...

September 27, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

As world reacts to Hajj stampede, public health officials work to make pilgrimages safer

For many public health officials, the news of the deaths of more than 700 Muslim pilgrims near Mecca on Thursday was tragic but unsurprising.

September 26, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Celebrate the new season

As I walked out of my home Wednesday morning, I was met with the crisp, cool autumn air.

September 26, 2015 | By the Rev. Ashley Morris Pastor's Corner | Faith

Darsey is enjoying honors and growth in his church

Another year, another accolade.

September 26, 2015 | By Edith Anderson In the Pulpit | Faith

Ben Carson, Donald Trump and the GOP problem with Muslims

Within the last week, two 2016 Republican presidential nominees have caused controversy over comments they made about Muslims, which may indicate the political party has ...

September 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, “Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be ...

September 23, 2015 | donald roberts FamilyShare | Faith

Strive to be perfected in God-like agape love

There is an old song that comes to mind, and I am not sure I remember all the words correctly, but in essence it says ...

September 22, 2015 | By Pastor Daisy P. Edwards Columnist | Faith

What Yom Kippur can teach non-Jews about forgiveness

For the past week, Jews across the country have been saying, "I'm sorry."

September 22, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

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