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Easter is over, now what?

On the first Easter day, after Jesus had arisen from the grave, he appeared to his disciples and John 21 tells us that "The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord."

April 22, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Worship for yourself and for others

Well, Easter is over. So now we move along with life, right?

April 21, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


4 simple ways to know if God is trying to talk to you through your dreams

Prayer helps us to convey to God all the positive, negative and challenging situations and feelings that arise in our lives. In fact, it’s through prayer that we can thank him and ask him for help or solutions to difficult problems.

April 21, 2017 | Elizabeth González Torres FamilyShare | Faith


God's communication to man

God has always cared for his creation and has never left man to his own devices. God in the beginning spoke directly to man in the time of the Patriarchs. His communication to man was so man could know what God wanted him to do and how to worship him.

April 20, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How a Supreme Court case about tire chips relates to 19th-century religious discrimination

On its surface, the latest religious freedom case before the Supreme Court is about state-funded tire shreds. A religiously affiliated preschool, Trinity Lutheran Church Learning Center, wants them for its playground in order to soften the surface children play on, but the state of Missouri says churches aren't eligible for scrap tire grants.

April 20, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


What you need to know about the Supreme Court's latest religious liberty case

The most high-profile religious liberty case before the Supreme Court in 2017 doesn't have to do with birth control access, same-sex marriage or some other hot-button issue that's typically in the news.

April 19, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


6 things God is trying to tell you when your heart is broken

There have been times in my life, and most likely in yours, when my heart felt so shattered I was genuinely surprised it kept beating.

April 18, 2017 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


How public figures' infidelity affects the people they serve

Scandal in the personal lives of politicians is always big news — even when the scandal is that a leader has gone to great lengths to stay out of trouble.

April 18, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Man cries at thought of going to Cub Scout pack meeting after surgery

One man’s feelings about Cub Scout pack meeting were revealed after coming off medication following knee surgery.

April 16, 2017 | Brooke Facer Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Set free

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

April 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


3 ways God restores our inner peace

Maintaining inner peace is a challenge. Every day we strive to balance family, work and our well-being, all while trying to keep a positive and peaceful attitude. Things seem to be going exactly how we planned, but then life throws us a curveball. Unexpected or unresolved issues surface and create uncertainty and doubt. Unfortunately, we allow the circumstances to rob us from our peace — this very thing happened to me.

April 16, 2017 | Mayra Colón FamilyShare | Faith


Choosing the date of Easter and how Western, Eastern celebrations are on the same day this year

For most premodern peoples, the entire cosmos was sacred, because it was both created by God and filled with divine power and presence. God (or the gods) had organized the heavens as markers for measuring time and as signs of divine will. This idea is reflected in the Hebrew creation story: “And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years” (Genesis 1:14). The “lights of the firmament” had thus been created in part so ...

April 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Easter -- a reminder of priorities

Easter is the most important holy day on the Christian calendar because it marks the greatest event in Christian history; the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

April 15, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


On the 500th anniversary of Reformation, reflecting on how the religious movement changed Easter

Five hundred years ago, a man named Martin Luther and his fellow reformers forever changed Christianity and the Western world. Their mounting opposition to Roman Catholic rituals, teachings and control over everyday life led to the formation of new faith groups, whose followers were collectively called Protestants.

April 15, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Easter show Jesus is alive

This Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. In reality we do that every time we gather for worship on Sunday.

April 14, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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Traveling the Luther Trail in Germany for 500th anniversary of Reformation

Stepping from a Martin Luther-focused museum built in 2015 into the Luther House, where the noted religious reformer had lived as a schoolboy from 1498-1501 ...

May 13, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The American Moms: The teacher I never got to thank

Can I tell you something? I hated high school. Like really, really hated it.

May 13, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Mothers, steer kids to Christ

It is the week of Mother's Day. I was curious as to the origins of this day, so I did what you do in ...

May 12, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


The Clean Cut: Anthem Lights releases medley of Southern gospel favorites

In a recently released music video, vocal group Anthem Lights twists “I’ll Fly Away,” “I Saw the Light” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” to ...

May 12, 2017 | Brooke Facer Deseret News | Faith


Why religious tensions are rising in Russia

Religious freedom is under attack in Russia, as government officials — with the support of nearly half of the nation's citizens — protect the Orthodox Church ...

May 12, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


The King of Kings part 1

Christ is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. There are religions that teach that Christ has not yet set up his kingdom, yet the ...

May 11, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


A love letter from yesterday's moms to the mothers of today

Editor’s Note: This article was compiled after interviewing 8 wonderful, loving, successful older mothers and asking them questions about today’s mothers. The mothers ...

May 11, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


God has your back

Acts 23, 24 and 25: Paul had faced opposition from the moment he placed faith in Christ, at first from believers who were skeptical, then ...

May 08, 2017 | By Bishop Fredrick Heath Columnist | Faith


Trump eases political restrictions on churches with new executive order

President Donald Trump celebrated the National Day of Prayer Thursday by signing an executive order addressing key concerns of his conservative, religious supporters, some of ...

May 08, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'See it through'

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

May 07, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


True security is in God

It seems like every day we hear a new threat from North Korea and its' boastful leader Kim Jung Un.

May 06, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


National Day of Prayer

Thursday was the National Day of Prayer. Throughout the day, all across our country, people gathered in churches and other public places to take the ...

May 05, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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