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Music and the Spoken Word: Set free

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

April 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


3 ways God restores our inner peace

Maintaining inner peace is a challenge. Every day we strive to balance family, work and our well-being, all while trying to keep a positive and peaceful attitude. Things seem to be going exactly how we planned, but then life throws us a curveball. Unexpected or unresolved issues surface and create uncertainty and doubt. Unfortunately, we allow the circumstances to rob us from our peace — this very thing happened to me.

April 16, 2017 | Mayra Colón FamilyShare | Faith


Choosing the date of Easter and how Western, Eastern celebrations are on the same day this year

For most premodern peoples, the entire cosmos was sacred, because it was both created by God and filled with divine power and presence. God (or the gods) had organized the heavens as markers for measuring time and as signs of divine will. This idea is reflected in the Hebrew creation story: “And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years” (Genesis 1:14). The “lights of the firmament” had thus been created in part so ...

April 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Easter -- a reminder of priorities

Easter is the most important holy day on the Christian calendar because it marks the greatest event in Christian history; the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

April 15, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


On the 500th anniversary of Reformation, reflecting on how the religious movement changed Easter

Five hundred years ago, a man named Martin Luther and his fellow reformers forever changed Christianity and the Western world. Their mounting opposition to Roman Catholic rituals, teachings and control over everyday life led to the formation of new faith groups, whose followers were collectively called Protestants.

April 15, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Easter show Jesus is alive

This Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. In reality we do that every time we gather for worship on Sunday.

April 14, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Think about what love is

Love is something that is talked about a lot. People love foods, cars, jobs, other people, etc. Yet, most people have no idea of what love really is or what love does.

April 13, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Viral blog post outlines the human need for suffering

Warning: The article linked to in this post includes strong language.

April 11, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


The will of God

"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, humble, and mounted on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey."

April 10, 2017 | By Rev. Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


Last sayings of Christ services in area

Prior to celebrating the good news of Jesus' resurrection on April 16, Christians all over the world will remember Good Friday, which is April 14. When Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, there was darkness, but on Easter Sunday, there was light.

April 10, 2017 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: How to make a difference

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

April 09, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


A tale of moguls, monks and sacred stones

VINA, California — If you’ve visited San Simeon, the mansion in Southern California built by newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, you know the man never went in for half measures.

April 09, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Reservations to the wrong place

The other day I was trying to make reservations for a place in south Florida to take the grandkids during spring break.

April 08, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Test your faith in hard times

Three and a half years ago I received that phone call that no parent wants to hear. "Mr. Butler, your son has been in an accident."

April 07, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


The Gosepl is the power of God

All who desire to be saved must obey God, by following his will "And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully" (2 Timothy 2:5).

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


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Serving God by suing others: Inside the Christian conservative legal movement

Roger Gannam cites the Bible to define his company's mission. That wouldn't be notable if he worked at a church or food kitchen ...

August 03, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


What does the international religious freedom ambassador do?

The United States may soon have a new ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, after the White House announced Wednesday that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback would ...

August 02, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


God is with you always, even in the valley

"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and ...

July 31, 2017 | By Rev. Christopher Parks Columnist | Faith


Millennials approve of religious freedom as a choice, but don't know what it means

PRINCETON, New Jersey — Millennials accept a general view of religious freedom as being important, but they struggle to understand what religious freedom really means.

July 31, 2017 | Scott Taylor Deseret News | Faith


Playing 'chicken' with scripture

A few weeks ago on this page I wrote about goats. Last time, it was donkeys. And today, in the third and final prong of ...

July 30, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Choosing strength

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

July 30, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Benefits of spiritual training

Last week I took a cousin and her family, who were visiting, out to Ossabaw Island.

July 29, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Age brings wisdom, now share it

It's my birthday! I know this is not the time and place for self-promotion. But I am glad to celebrate another year because it ...

July 28, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Trust in God, not man part 4

The study in this series of articles has been to show that man must trust in God and not in the words or thoughts of ...

July 27, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Muslims say misconceptions, links to terrorism are top concerns for their community

A growing number of American Muslims feel targeted for their faith in the past year, citing instances of harassment by law enforcement and name-calling, according ...

July 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


A return to the Shire and how it's never quite the same

A year ago this month we watched the sun rise over our Minnesota home for the last time.

July 27, 2017 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Faith


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