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Going to church could help people live longer

Fitting a worship service into your weekly schedule could extend your life, according to a new study on church attendance and mortality published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine (paywall.)

May 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Give yourself over to God

Loving God with all our being needs to be one's feeling and desire toward God.

May 19, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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 to live. Nearly a decade and a half later, Stefun is making good on his promise.

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 in a foreign language. She says she gained confidence during her 18 months of service.

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 and experiences we each are given.

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. And a potentially deadlocked Supreme Court won't have to settle a contentious battle pitting religious freedom against the Affordable Care Act's birth-control mandate.

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 children have even used it on their peers.

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 heart happy.

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 of abortion clinics.

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 ago. I thought it a worthy message to share with other friends and family who come to visit our home.

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


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Study reveals another unexpected health benefit of attending church

Church attendance may reduce the likelihood that people will harm themselves, according to a new study, published June 29 in JAMA Psychiatry.

July 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


'Sin makes you stupid': Pastor's revelation and warning about how secret sin nearly destroyed his li

A pastor who published a blog post on Relevant laying out the dire reasons why secret sins are destructive opened his piece with a stunning ...

July 20, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Famed Christian apologist's warning to America: 'We have a deep crisis of the soul that is killing u

Famed Christian apologist and preacher Ravi Zacharias is warning that American culture is "at the cliff’s precipitous edge and the fall could be long ...

July 20, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Midway pastor is South's first theology graduate

The Rev. Dr. Jamil el-Shair has served as the pastor of the 148-year-old Midway First Presbyterian Church for less than a year, yet he is ...

July 19, 2016 | By Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Archbishop of Canterbury's generous move puts his words about the Syrian refugee crisis into action

The spiritual head of the Church of England will soon be housing a Syrian refugee family at his residence — an act of compassion that comes ...

July 19, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Man who went on a quest for his family history discovers 220-year-old Bible. Here's what was inside.

A man who went on a personal quest to learn more about his family heritage recently discovered that a centuries-old Bible that belonged to his ...

July 19, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Debate raged after claims that Trump became a born-again Christian. Here's the person who reportedly

Debate and skepticism raged after Christian leader Dr. James Dobson recently proclaimed that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has accepted "a relationship with" Jesus.

July 19, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Don't quit, believe

In this season, the Lord wants all of us to stay focused, believe him and be encouraged. Each of us will face difficult times and ...

July 18, 2016 | By Pastor Terrell Frazier Columnist | Faith


Dad sets out on biblical quest to 'build the next generation of godly men'

Kent Evans is on a mission to help American dads "build the next generation of godly men" — a quest that he's accomplishing through a ...

July 18, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Christian pastor's emotional video reaction to recent police shootings goes viral: 'This is not OK'

A Christian pastor's raw and candid reaction to the shooting death of Alton Sterling, a black man who was killed this week during a ...

July 18, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


How to stay hopeful in a heartbreaking world

If you hate watching the news because it is depressing, and you hate going on social media because everyone is fighting, and you feel like ...

July 18, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


The next big Supreme Court battle over 'religious liberty' is set to unfold — and one group just iss

A group devoted to enforcing the separation of church and state is warning that an upcoming Supreme Court battle could "undermine core tenets of religious ...

July 17, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


The next big Supreme Court battle over 'religious liberty' is set to unfold — and one group just iss

A group devoted to enforcing the separation of church and state is warning that an upcoming Supreme Court battle could "undermine core tenets of religious ...

July 17, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Be a positive influence for children

The Apostle Paul wrote to his student Timothy and reminded him in 2 Timothy 1:5 that his grandmother and mother were living out an ...

July 16, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Pope Francis meets with family of college student killed in Rome

Pope Francis met Wednesday with the grieving parents of an American exchange student killed in Rome, solidifying his reputation as a man committed to comforting ...

July 16, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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