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How faith communities can help ease racial tension in America

It's been more than a year since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests in the small Midwestern town have quieted, but debates over the state of American race relations continue in town halls, the media and in faith communities.

December 01, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Tebow’s recent breakup creates divide over chaste lifestyle

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow’s chaste lifestyle has been under the spotlight in recent days.

December 01, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Be thankful to God, bless his name

We hear the expression "God Bless America" or "God bless you" often and that's good but it's time for America and us, as a nation, to bless God.

November 30, 2015 | By Pastor Richard Williams Jr. Columnist | Faith


The most grateful religions in America, in one chart

Most religious believers tend to be grateful every week, according to the Pew Research Center, which published a chart last Tuesday that showed the percentage of people “who feel a strong sense of gratitude at least once a week” based on their religion.

November 30, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Savannah Waycross AME District sets symposium

Each year, the Savannah Waycross District of the Georgia Annual Conference in the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church gathers for the business of area churches. The business sessions include resolutions of the local congregations, and the Board of Examiners report to receive new and advance individuals who have accepted their call to public ministry. These congregations gather for fellowship, worship and training.

November 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Faith groups react to efforts to keep Syrian refugees out of the U.S.

One day after more than two dozen governors announced they would bar Syrian refugees from living in their states, leaders from a variety of faith groups called for continued resettlement.

November 25, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Religious scholar finds ancient New Testament papyrus on eBay for $99

You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100.

November 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Gifted musician serves two churches

The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr. is a native of Evans County. He serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Groveland.

November 24, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


5 tips for digitizing photos

There is nothing more heartbreaking for us than to talk to someone who has spent hours and dollars digitizing their photo collection, only to find out that the files are too small or too low quality for archival purposes. They may look fine on Facebook, but when printed in a family history book or newspaper article, they look blurry or pixelated.

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor Deseret News | Faith


Fighting the "Word Thief" — Life Writing with Dementia

My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor FamilyShare | Faith


Churches should involve young adults

"Then he said to them, 'The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest'" Luke 10:2.

November 23, 2015 | By the Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith


Professor’s explanation of why we shouldn’t paint all Muslims with the same brush goes viral again

One year later, a professor’s call to not paint all Muslims with the same brush stroke is making headlines again.

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Want to date someone who shares your faith? There's an app for that

Online dating is often awkward, but young Muslim singles in America may have it worse than most.

November 23, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Psst … there’s already a religious test for Syrian refugees

After a group of attackers spread terror across Paris last week, there’s been some debate among politicians about whether or not to allow Syrian refugees into the United States. States such as Alabama, Michigan, Louisiana and a wealth of others have already decided not to allow refugees.

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


A man for all seasons of the heart

Thomas Moore has a new book out.

November 23, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | 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


Is Jesus seen in our life?

Often times, Jesus is not seen in the lives of his creation. What is seen are people trying to get ahead anyway possible, others seeking ...

May 04, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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