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Put God, church before yourself

I recently finished a book I've had on my shelf for five years. I bought it knowing I could learn from it, but the content and length had frightened me away. The book is Spurgeon's Sermons on Prayer. The author was pastor of London's New Park Street Chapel for almost 40 years in the late1800s.

March 31, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Take care of God's blessings

Children are blessings from God. Sometimes they may come unexpected, sometimes they are trouble, but they are still precious.

March 30, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What counts as a church? Supreme Court pension case asks important question

A Supreme Court case about retirement benefits could hold surprising consequences for America's religious communities. In parsing the legal language, justices may need to redefine what counts as a church.

March 29, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Living a balanced life

On this blessed Sunday, I would like to share something the Lord placed on my heart that has been a tremendous blessing to our church, as well as my jurisdiction.

March 27, 2017 | By Pastor Larry S. Murray Columnist | Faith


Why religious freedom is important to both Dems and Republicans in Gorsuch hearings

Republicans and Democrats had competing motives for bringing up religious freedom during last week's confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch — conservative lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee did so to praise Gorsuch, while those on the left looked for opportunities to trip him up.

March 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to raise a compassionate child

We all want to raise children who show compassion and kindness to others, but sometimes we expect too much, too soon. It’s natural that very young children focus on themselves. They just aren’t developmentally ready to understand how others feel. This will come with time though, and as parents, there are a few ways we can really help.

March 26, 2017 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A choice we make

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

March 26, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Deny yourself not just during Lent

During the season of Lent, the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter, many people choose to deny themselves of something that they enjoy.

March 25, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Battling for the title of Tiniest Church in America

This past week I spent way too much time online trying to track down the tiniest church in the country. America has dozens that claim to be the smallest house of worship in the land.

March 25, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Change to follow God

If a person desires to be close to God there has to be some changes made in his or her life. Many people get caught up with the "what's in it for me" mentality.

March 23, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Designing a life

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

March 21, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Religious outreach at the State Department in flux under Trump administration

Religion has played an increasing role in U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy over the last 15 years, but its status at the State Department may be threatened by proposed budget cuts and vacancies within the Office of Religion and Global Affairs.

March 21, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Fight to keep your focus on God

My brothers and sisters, life is filled with distraction designed to get and keep believers off their game.

March 20, 2017 | By Pastor Debra 'Dee' Dyer Columnist | Faith


Religions that survived because of historical military conquests

Most modern believers see the success and spread of their religion as the result of spiritual activities such as preaching and conversion. And this is certainly true. But it is equally true that victory in battle has often had a decisive impact in the success or failure of religions.

March 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Finding the right eternal life

As I was scanning across some headlines on the Internet I noticed a phrase that caught my attention. The writer said, "While nobody has cracked the code to eternal life, a small but growing number of Americans may have uncovered a way to avoid cutting a big tax check to Uncle Sam."

March 18, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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Music and the Spoken Word: Moments in nature

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

July 08, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Helping those who are in need

At the time of this writing, I am in Costa Rica.

July 07, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Trust in God, not man part 1

It is by the word of God that man will be judged.

July 06, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


The American moms: Lessons I hope my children remember when they see the American flag

"And this be our motto — 'In God is our trust!'"

July 05, 2017 | Andrea Reeve Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A team of individual citizens

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

July 04, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


What the Supreme Court's latest actions tell us about the future of religious freedom

The cheering by conservative faith groups over a dominant Supreme Court win in the case of a church-run preschool on June 26 may be short-lived ...

July 04, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


God designed peoploe to shine to fulfill his plan

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

July 03, 2017 | By Pastor Robert Norwood Columnist | Faith


Help young people keep faith

The other day, I was reading about how the young people of North Korea are indoctrinated into believing and accepting that Kim Jung Un is ...

July 01, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


You get what you put into a church

More and more I have been hearing this statement: "I'm a follower of Jesus, but I don't like the church."

June 30, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Mom discovers a letter her daughter wrote moments before she died; these are her daughter's last wor

Most teenagers don’t spend their summer doing humanitarian and missionary work, but one teen from Alabama had big plans for a missionary trip to ...

June 30, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Faith


Mom discovers a letter her daughter wrote moments before she died; these are her daughter's last wor

Most teenagers don’t spend their summer doing humanitarian and missionary work, but one teen from Alabama had big plans for a missionary trip to ...

June 30, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Faith


Religious liberty advocates celebrate Supreme Court action

The Supreme Court's busy Monday brought a legal victory and the promise of a long-awaited day in court for religious-freedom advocates. Justices ruled 7-2 ...

June 30, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Put God before things

As Jesus was concluding what has become known as the "Sermon on the Mount," he said, "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and ...

June 29, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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