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Man may plan; God decides

Lots of funny things happen in church. And a number of those (at least for me) have been in the baptistery.

September 01, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Why are you following God

Why do men believe the things they believe when it comes to religion? Some just do not talk about such things, while others will say, "Well, that is what my family has always done."

August 31, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Why the myth of the Protestant work ethic won't die

The idea that Protestants work harder and build stronger economies than Catholics is more than 100 years old. First proposed by German sociologist Max Weber, the "Protestant work ethic" has been disproved by economic studies, criticized by theologians and undercut by historical documents.

August 30, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Serving God also serves people

Jesus said "whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant."

August 28, 2017 | By Pastor Katrina Deason Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A better direction

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

August 28, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Seek eternal security with faith

I just read an article stating that 80 percent of adults in this country believe that Social Security won't be around for them when they retire.

August 26, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Nontheists struggle to stay involved in international religious freedom efforts

As the Trump administration focuses on boosting religious freedom across the globe, government officials may be overlooking a potential ally here at home: nonbelievers.

August 26, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Internal eclipses are tougher to see

Every Christmas my father would unleash his operatic voice in his signature solo: “The Holy City." And he'd always add dramatic pop to the verse that begins:

August 26, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Overcoming our own hypocrisy

I enjoy playing golf. I've always thought of myself as an athlete. I played baseball and basketball through high school.

August 25, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


God shows us the way to worship

God has given his word to mankind. "God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;" (Heb. 1;1, 2).

August 24, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


All works for our good

And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

August 23, 2017 | By Pastor Richard Hayes | Faith


A word to parents of a new middle-schooler

Middle school. There are few words in my vocabulary that elicit such a visceral reaction. Reading them together takes me right back to sweater vests, Girbaud jeans, bad bangs and a burning desire to fit in.

August 23, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


Americans under 30 are less supportive of religious freedom than other adults

Younger Americans stand out from older generations in a variety of ways, as a seemingly endless stream of commentators are happy to point out. They get married later and spend a lot of time on their smartphones. They eat too much avocado toast.

August 21, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Martin Luther's history-changing translation of the Bible

The oldest known translation of any part of the Bible into German — strictly, into Old High German — was done between the mid-eighth and the early ninth centuries at Mondsee Abbey, in today’s Upper Austria. Then, in the early 11th century, a Benedictine monk named Notker Labeo translated the several texts, including the Psalter, or Pslams, into Old High German. From the 11th century on, a number of partial and complete Bible translations occurred into various spoken European languages.

August 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Maturity is more than years

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

August 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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Articles by Section - Faith


Don't miss out on serving him

I don't like to shop. But I like to get a bargain.

November 10, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


We all need forgiveness

Forgiveness is something all men need. Man has had a problem with sin since the time of Adam and Eve. Each person will stand in ...

November 09, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


With the threat of violence looming, are sanctuaries still a place of peace?

The Rev. Erik Richtsteig was leading Mass when a shooter entered his sanctuary June 16, 2013. He'll never forget the gunshot that followed, which ...

November 09, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


We should be thankful for all the blessings we receive

"O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his ...

November 06, 2017 | By Bishop Fredrick Heath Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'The price of mortality'

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

November 05, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The Light Divine in the life of Rumi

If you’ve never heard of a fellow named Rumi, be patient. You will.

November 05, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Acting on our convictions

Recently, I spoke on lessons to be learned from the life of Harriet Tubman. She was an American abolitionists, humanitarian and a scout and spy ...

November 04, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


To know the source of truth

Some 2,000 years ago Pilate, as Jesus stood trial before him, asked this most significant question: "What is truth?" Pilate was responding to Jesus ...

November 03, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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