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God forgives, we can learn

Sunday marks 10 years since the horrific attacks on our nation, an event we simply call 9/11.

September 12, 2011 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Finding the allure of Jesus Christ

We live in a world of desire and are in a constant state of desire.

September 12, 2011 | By Rev. Nick Batzig New Covenant Presbyterian Church | Faith


Never forget terribleness of sin

Sept. 11 will never be the same in our country again. It always will stand out as the day our country was attacked by terrorists – the day thousands lost their lives and a day that causes many to realize that life is uncertain, even in the United States.

September 12, 2011 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Live life to the fullest

How do I live my life to the fullest? I live it by opening my life, the very center of my existence, to Jesus Christ by receiving the gift of salvation that he gave to me.

September 06, 2011 | By Pastor Richie Williams Columnist | Faith


Come to National Back to Church Sunday

Lately, everything seems to be increasing except for church attendance. Unemployment is on the rise. Gas prices are skyrocketing. A trip to the grocery store can end in sticker shock. But despite the tough financial times, people just don't seem to be turning to God.

September 06, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Admiration of Jesus' life: One without sin

I have long wished that in heaven I might get to see the entire history of Christ's earthly life, from his birth to his ascension – viewing each and every act of obedience.

September 06, 2011 | By Rev. Nick Batzig New Covenant Presbyterian Church | Faith


What do we want for our children

When I was growing up, like many of you, we were what I considered poor. We primarily wore hand-me-downs. At Christmas, we unwrapped one special present and then some type of new clothes – always underwear and socks.

September 06, 2011 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Are we prepared for disaster

From time to time, our area is told that a hurricane may be coming our way. We are told to make preparations and be ready in the event that it makes landfall near us.

September 06, 2011 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Come to National Back to Church Sunday

Lately, everything seems to be increasing except for church attendance. Unemployment is on the rise. Gas prices are skyrocketing. A trip to the grocery store can end in sticker shock. But despite the tough financial times, people just don't seem to be turning to God.

September 06, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Big Easy pastor happily ministers in rural area

The historic Midway Congregational United Church of Christ, located on the historic Dorchester Academy campus in Midway, has a new pastor.

August 29, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


No wrong time to say right thing

In the last half of the 21st century, there was a concerted effort to control the stockpiling of nuclear weapons. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, the two superpowers - the United States and Russia - were in a mad race to gain nuclear superiority.

August 29, 2011 | By Pastor Richie Williams Columnist | Faith


Let Jesus be seen in our living

The true Christian knows Jesus must be seen in their lives each day. But often times, Jesus is not seen in people's lives.

August 29, 2011 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Seek truth to avoid misjudging

As human beings, we love to pronounce judgment on a lot of things. What is interesting is that we like to voice our judgment on things that really don't amount to much – sometimes even arguing passionately.

August 29, 2011 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Find your spiritual gift, put it to use

I love music. I have rather eclectic tastes in music, but one thing I enjoy in all music genres is harmony.

August 29, 2011 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Distractions can cause problems

Earlier this week I went to a training event in north Georgia. As soon as I left Richmond Hill and got on I-95, the traffic began to back up.

August 22, 2011 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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ValueSpeak: Accidental rudeness leads to a kind gesture

I’m not saying the young woman in the fancy sports car was rude when she cut me off in the fast-food restaurant’s drive-through line.

June 21, 2015 | Joe Walker Deseret News | Faith


Why you shouldn’t blame scripture for acts of terrorism

Earlier this week, H.A. Heller and Nathan J Brown wrote a piece for Foreign Affairs that explored whether or not an Islamic authority figure could put an end to Daesh (or, as its commonly known, ISIS).

June 21, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Supreme Court rules sign restrictions for churches are illegal

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that an Arizona town's restriction of signs posted by a church violated its free speech rights.

June 21, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Maintain perspective through God

On Saturday, I was on my way to conduct a wedding on Tybee Island scheduled to happen at 5 p.m. I was just a couple of miles west of the Bull River Bridge when all of a sudden, the traffic stopped.

June 20, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Trip taught gratitude to God

I returned last week from a mission trip to Haiti. When asked about the trip, my first response often has been, "It was hot." I'm so glad that I came back home to cooler temperatures.

June 19, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Pope's encyclical on environment will affect more than Catholics, faith leaders say

In a highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis this week condemned widespread disengagement with the issue of global warming, using both scientific and theological arguments, and creating an opportunity for leaders from all faiths to address what their religion teaches about caring for creation.

June 19, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lord's word is sure thing in unsure world

Most everyone wants to have a sure thing that can be counted on without any worries. Things like that come few and far between.

June 18, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


The angry noise behind yoga in India

While 35,000 people will be closing their eyes and humming 'Om' in New Delhi for International Yoga Day, thousands of others in India will be angered — not calmed — by the practice.

June 18, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Confidence in religion at a new low — except among Catholics, poll finds

Americans' confidence in religion is at an all-time low in four decades, according to a new Gallup poll, while it ranked fourth in the polling firm's confidence-in-institutions list.

June 18, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Experiencing Ramadan in America vs. the Middle East

Jana Al-Akhras, an American-born Muslim, began fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the second grade and has managed to observe the annual practice ever since — in winter and summer, during high school soccer practices and games and through long days of classes in college.

June 17, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Churches need to refocus on the individual to attract the 'nones'

Churches seeking to recapture the growing numbers of religiously unaffiliated should forget about preserving the past and instead focus on the needs of those who see no need for organized religion, one mainline Protestant thought leader said.

June 16, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Use God to master art of gift-giving

"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 6:23

June 16, 2015 | By Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith


Bringing men back to church

There's something — or, more precisely, someone — missing from many churches on Sunday mornings: men.

June 16, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Does your child know the Bible well enough to compete in this competition?

Would you classify your child as a Bible scripture aficionado?

June 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Serving with love

New Beginnings Church in Ludowici is getting ready to deliver some love.

June 15, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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