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What's the significance of the State Department officially labeling ISIS atrocities 'genocidal'

The U.S. Department of State has officially characterized acts perpetrated by ISIS as genocidal, using a label that the executive branch has only employed once before, during the crisis in Darfur more than a decade ago.

March 25, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Answer to Easter is yes

It's Easter week, the highlight of the year for followers of Christ. When I was younger I found it strange that the day commemorating the death of Jesus is known as "Good Friday." What possibly could be good about the Son of God dying?

March 25, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Follow God's word to avoid confusion

Once God wanted to confuse man. It is found in Genesis 11. It was on this occasion that God caused confusion by changing the languages men spoke.

March 24, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


ISIS claims responsibility for Brussels attack, sparking new round of debates over relationship to I

In the wake of ISIS-led terrorist attacks like today's explosions in Brussels, a common question will likely surface again: Do extremist groups like ISIS represent Islam?

March 24, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


3 ways smartphone apps can change the way churches do business

Smartphone apps are already changing the way people consume the news, form relationships and order coffee. Soon, they could be an integral part of faith communities.

March 24, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Supreme Court appeares divided during oral arguments over contraception mandate

A tie appears likely in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate to reach the Supreme Court, according to observers of Wednesday's hearing over a case that pits religious nonprofits against the government.

March 24, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How the latest Obamacare challenge could expand and limit religious freedom law

The Affordable Care Act celebrates its sixth anniversary on Wednesday, the same day the Supreme Court will hear the fourth challenge to President Obama's signature policy.

March 23, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Pope Francis joins Instagram, garners over 1.6M followers

Pope Francis tweets, uses YouTube and now he can be followed on Instagram.

March 23, 2016 | Lindsey Williams Deseret News | Faith


The words of Easter

In early Christianity, Easter was a much more significant holiday (“holy day”) than Christmas. And words associated with Easter offer a fascinating glimpse into the history of Christian faith.

March 22, 2016 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Stay inside the house of faith

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron. - 1 Timothy 4:1-2

March 21, 2016 | By Pastor Dr. Larry Murray Columnist | Faith


Christian teachers look for ways to legally share their faith in the classroom

The Christian Educators Association International wants teachers to be able to share their faith like they share a math lesson: confidently and comfortably.

March 21, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Don't mess with the music: Why changing hymn lyrics can be dramatic

Does a wretch by any other name fit the tune?

March 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Sitting in a place of assurance

I am a college basketball fan, and this month is the most exciting time of the year, called March Madness.

March 19, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Praise God for who he is

Recently, our church had a guest speaker whose main topic for the day was prayer. He taught us many different things, and then invited us to join him each week for a time of prayer.

March 18, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in you

Often, the beauty of Jesus is not seen in the lives of his creation. What is seen are people trying to get ahead any way possible, others seeking revenge, spiteful actions, jealousy and hate.

March 17, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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Here's why pastors might be missing from their offices

A new blog post from Presbyterian pastor Traci Smith challenges people's assumptions about how faith leaders spend their days.

May 09, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minorities

Holocaust Remembrance Day honors the 6 million Jewish lives lost during World War II. It's also a time communities reflect on the ongoing atrocities ...

May 08, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Dear Momma, I've been there too: Christian blogger reaches millions of readers with encouraging mess

Growing up, Becky Thompson of Oklahoma had three things on her future to-do list: marry a pastor, become a mom and be a fellowshipper to ...

May 08, 2016 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News | Faith


Rely on the mother heart of God

In the springtime, it is normal to expect storms. Some can be severe. There is also a season for hurricanes.

May 07, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


National Day of Prayer

Thrusday was aside as the National Day of Prayer.

May 06, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


You won't get lost following God

From time to time, it is reported in the news that someone is lost. It may be a child or even an adult.

May 05, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Priest, protester and poet Daniel Berrigan shaped what it means to be an American Catholic

Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest famous for his anti-war protests, died Saturday at age 76. The Nobel Peace Prize nominee will be remembered for reshaping ...

May 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


51 distinct ideas for celebrating the Sabbath

According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 ...

May 04, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to ...

May 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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