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The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman

Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


7 celebrities who may surprise you with their faith in God

Entertainment is our world, so it is fun and inspirational as believers of Jesus Christ to see entertainers who also believe. Consider these celebrities from television, movies, music and theater whose words of gratitude for their faith may surprise you.

November 18, 2015 | Valerie Steimle FamilyShare | Faith


Studying science at seminary: How learning about new research helps pastors preach

Casey Cole wants to be a priest. That means attending five years of seminary classes, where he studies theology, philosophy and — evolution.

November 18, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


World shows solidarity with Muslims, despite ISIS attack

The world went into shock Friday night as at least seven gunmen opened fire throughout the city of Paris, killing at least 129 people and leaving more than 350 injured, which I wrote about this weekend.

November 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Why some religious 'nones' still take their kids to church

Christel Manning has been on a spiritual journey in recent years.

November 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


3 signs you're in love with your sin

Some love affairs begin passionately. Others start with more subtlety. However, when you are in love with sin, there's a constant slipping down a dangerous slope. Even when we are vigilant against evil, we cannot choose good if we not self-aware of our choices. If we are choosing to flirt with danger, you might quickly find yourself induling in sin. Do these three warning signs of being in love with sin sound familiar to you?

November 17, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


'...Except ye repent, ye shall likewise all perish'

And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. - Luke 13:2-3

November 16, 2015 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


New movie tells harrowing tales of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

A new movie is bringing clergy sexual abuse into the public eye yet again, weeks after Pope Francis met with survivors of assault during his visit to the U.S.

November 16, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Top 5 regrets of those who are dying

As a chaplain, it is often my duty to minister to patients and families during and after the dying process. While every experience is absolutely unique and sacred, patterns begin to emerge from the last thoughts shared in these final moments. Here are the top five regrets most commonly shared by those dying.

November 16, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


The religious practice that’s more powerful than morphine

The most effective painkiller may be something some religious believers have practiced for years.

November 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Rubio, Malala and beer — a discussion about girls’ education

GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio has had a somewhat successful fall. Not only did many say he did well in the last GOP debate, but recent poll numbers also show support for Rubio has risen, with 11 percent of GOP primary voters saying they’d elect him to be the Republican presidential nominee.

November 15, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The shifting spiritual practices of America's minority faiths

About two years ago, Aditya Mukerjee missed his flight. He had been detained by airport security and was asked to answer an increasingly strange barrage of questions.

November 15, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Book review: 'The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth' picture book captures the beauty of the Earth

"THE BOY WHO SPOKE TO THE EARTH," by Chris Burkard, illustrations by David McClellan, Dreamling Books, $16.95

November 15, 2015 | Rachel Chipman Deseret News | Faith


Why nuns are fun to watch on reality TV

Almost a year after a group of potential religious sisters took reality television by storm on Lifetime's "The Sisterhood," there's a new nun in the spotlight.

November 15, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


A little sin can grow into a big problem

An incident that has happened to us in the last few months reminds me of what can happen when sin is looked at lightly, especially what some would consider "little sins."

November 14, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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Seek to please God in all you do

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 ...

February 11, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


This high school soccer star was told she'd never walk again. See how God helped her survive

About three years ago, Kylee Cubine of Hallsville, Texas, was “in a freak accident” while riding her ATV that left her in a hospital bed ...

February 11, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Developing perseverance

"James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad greeting. My brethren, count it all ...

February 09, 2016 | By Pastor Bernard Harper Sr. Columnist | Faith


Are you meeting this awful Christian stereotype?

Stop judging me.

February 08, 2016 | Kayla Lemmon FamilyShare | Faith


Obama's take on 3 key debates about Muslims in America

In his first appearance at a U.S. mosque, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to refute “inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from ...

February 06, 2016 | Allison Pond Deseret News | Faith


We will not live forever in this world, part 2

God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.

February 04, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Appreciate and anticipate

The Gregorian calendar was arranged in reference to the ancient Roman calendar. Each month had a meaning.

February 01, 2016 | By Pastor Mevlin L. Montgomery Jr. Columnist | Faith


4 in 10 American families don’t worship or pray together

Worshipping together may not be a family activity.

January 28, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


15 states that likely love the Bible more than you do

Religion is an important aspect of people’s lives. In fact, more than half of the country says religion is “very important” to them. Christians ...

January 28, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


More Americans than ever before report feeling spiritual

Americans may be stepping away from religion, but their interest in spirituality is way up.

January 27, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


How Donald Trump courts evangelical Christian voters

Donald Trump spoke at Christian and conservative Liberty University last week, continuing his efforts to earn the support of America's evangelical Christian community.

January 27, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lindsey Stirling's new book makes New York Times' best-seller list

Lindsey Stirling’s new book, “The Only Pirate at the Party," claimed the 10th spot on the Jan. 31 New York Times' hardcover nonfiction best-seller ...

January 26, 2016 | Lindsey Williams Deseret News | Faith


Know your enemy

"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the ...

January 25, 2016 | By Rev. Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


The reason Christians need Muslim friends

It’s easy to fear what’s different from us.

January 25, 2016 | Kayla Lemmon FamilyShare | Faith


EPA enlists faith groups in quest to reduce food waste

The Environmental Protection Agency wants to put faith communities — and their canned-food drives, potlucks and volunteer teams — to work to save the environment.

January 24, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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