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Sunday School with Jimmy Carter draws hundreds

With the sanctuary and overflow room in the small Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, packed, the teacher of Sunday's Gospel lesson taught for the 689th time to a crowd diverse enough to include attendees from Guatemala and Ghana, according to CNN.

August 25, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Faith

Love those who don't love you to gain perspective

The late Rev. B.T. Smith made a comment once that has really stuck with me: "You have to love those who don't love you."

August 24, 2015 | By Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackons Columnist | Faith

Did John Oliver get it right in his critique of televangelists?

On Sunday night last week, political commentator John Oliver called out televangelists who ask their followers to donate money to churches and religious organizations, according to World Religion News.

August 24, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

What does the Bible say about fantasy football?

It’s almost football season. For more than 30 million Americans, that means it’s almost fantasy football season, too.

August 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Midway musician's concert at RH church

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will present a gospel concert featuring "Mark and Friends" at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Main Campus Sanctuary at 12965 Highway 144.

August 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Faith

'Holy & Hungry' show connects faith, biscuits and gravy

Caitlin Kenzie Scott's biscuits make her soul rejoice. She smothers them with chorizo gravy and infuses apricot preserves, creating a sweet and savory medley that breathes new life into her favorite Texas-style recipe.

August 23, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Unity for the sake of souls that need saving

In 1 Corinthians 1:10, the Apostle Paul states, "I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another so that there may be no divisions among you and that you may be perfectly united in mind and thought."

August 22, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

The Lord is available when you need him

It recently happened to me again. I was trying to log in on some account on the computer and typed in the wrong password. And when I tried again, it still was wrong. After the third wrong attempt, I was locked out of my account for "security reasons."

August 21, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

How Arab women are fighting negative stereotypes with art

The muzzle of a rifle peeks out from between two feet in Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat's 1994 print "Allegiance with Wakefulness." Script covering the arches, balls and heels of both feet at first evokes Quranic verses, but the work — a version of which Christie's sold for more than $110,000 in 2009 — in fact quotes from the poetry of Iranian writer Tahereh Saffarzadeh, who died in 2008.

August 20, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Faith

God's word will save you if you follow it

There are people who refuse to follow God's word. They do not listen to the directions given by God for a good life and a home in heaven.

August 20, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

How should faith–based charities spend taxpayer money? New federal regulations may please all sides

Nearly 20 years of contention over the relationship between faith-based charitable groups and federal agencies that dispense social service program grants may have moved toward agreement this week.

August 20, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith

A wave of modest swimsuits is surging

As this swim season comes to an end, retail companies have seen an increase of women veering away from skimpy bikinis and sexy one-pieces, and more toward newly surfacing modest swimwear.

August 20, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith

Meet the woman who just married God as a sign of devotion to her faith

Jessica Hayes just got married in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, Indiana, this past Saturday.

August 20, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Youth conference at Live Oak this weekend

A youth explosion is coming to Hinesville on Friday and Saturday.

August 19, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

As the U.S. returns to Cuba, Christianity rises

Friday morning was a monumental moment for U.S. and Cuba relations as the U.S. raised its flag at its newly reopened embassy in Cuba, which had been closed for 54 years, BBC reported.

August 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

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6 quotes from Pope Francis’ recent interview with a newspaper made by the homeless

Pope Francis just gave a very rare interview to a newspaper that helps fund the homeless.

November 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Look to God's standard -- the Bible -- for truth

In all the teaching found in the New Testament, one does not find people being taught different ideas.

November 12, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

Why people quitting their jobs can be good for the economy

Quitting equals winning — at least in a recovering U.S. labor market.

November 12, 2015 | Kevin Dobbs Deseret News | Faith

Struggling veteran removes shoes, gives to man who has none

Jon M. is all he wants to be known by. That’s what he told me when he agreed to tell his story of being ...

November 12, 2015 | Jeffrey Denning Deseret News | Faith

This Michigan city just made history by voting in America's first-ever Muslim-majority council

Muslims scored a major victory in Michigan.

November 11, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Religious construction could be about to increase for the first time since 2002

This year has been bleak for religious construction. Industry experts predict that 9.3 million square feet of new space for churches, synagogues, temples and ...

November 11, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Starbucks cup complaints divide Christian community

As the pumpkin spice season comes to a close, a tempest has been brewing over Starbucks' newest coffee cup.

November 11, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Supreme Court takes on religious freedom challenge to Obamacare — again

For the second time in less than two years, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear religious freedom challenges to the Affordable Care ...

November 10, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith

8 world religions embrace the Golden Rule

One of the most important rules parents can teach their children is colored gold.

November 10, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

This '90s comedy star credits God for saving him from suicide, depression and drugs

Few comedians could get much more popular than Kel Mitchell did in the 1990s.

November 09, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

From broken to mended through Jesus

There seems to be a global pandemic we are facing more and more every day. It is taking more lives that any natural disaster or ...

November 09, 2015 | By Pastor Robert Norwood Columnist | Faith

Invisible wounds: How faith communities can do more to help veterans heal

When Richard Robinson sought treatment for post-traumatic stress in 2007, he was told at first that he couldn't have PTSD because he was never ...

November 08, 2015 | Allison Pond Deseret News | Faith

God of judgment is also of love and mercy

I have been reading the Old Testament prophets and have been seeing a common theme.

November 07, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

None of us is as good as we actually could be

This past Saturday I spent the majority of the morning pressure-washing my home. Between the dirt and the mildew that are inevitable in this part ...

November 06, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith

This lesson about relationships will change the way you watch Disney movies

Can Disney ruin your relationship?

November 06, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

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