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Oklahoma has become ground zero for religious expression battles

As crews quietly removed a monument of the Ten Commandments from the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol last week, another skirmish over religious expression resurfaced.

October 12, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith


Assisted suicide debate pits religious teachings against personal experiences

California became the fifth U.S. state to legalize assisted suicide this week, but many faith leaders remain committed to banning the practice.

October 12, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


'War Room' draws battle lines with Satan and secularism

Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. So it comes as no surprise that the Christian movie “War Room” was able to win over just 36 percent of reviewers on the Rotten Tomatoes website as of Friday afternoon.

October 11, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Learning, rising from our failures

I hate to admit it, but last week I forgot to do something that most would consider elementary.

October 10, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The Lord is like water

Two-thirds of Earth's surface is water. The human body is made up of between 50 percent to 65 percent water. Without water, we cannot survive.

October 09, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


What happens when I die? (part 2)

In the New Testament, we read of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16). The rich man told of his pain, he knew Lazarus, he remembered his brothers. How much time had passed since the rich man and Lazarus died is not known, but they were conscious and aware of the circumstances they were in and how it was on Earth.

October 08, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


'Blessing of the Animals' services celebrate the furriest faithful

In churches across the country last weekend, religious leaders blessed furry friends alongside people of faith.

October 08, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lindsey Stirling and Lexi Walker perform 'Prayer of the Children,' raise awareness for child slavery

Child sex trafficking is a gritty topic, but it's also a lucrative crime impacting more than 2 million children.

October 08, 2015 | Alex E. Johnson Deseret News | Faith


Oklahoma just removed a Ten Commandments statue from the state capitol, despite the lessons people c

A monument of the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds Monday night, after judges ruled that the statue violated state and federal “provisions against government support of a religion,” Reuters reported.

October 08, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: The spiritual revolution taking place away from church pews

Americans' search for the divine is alive and well, although it looks different than it has in the past, according to Diana Butler Bass, a prominent commentator on religion and culture, and author of nine books about American Christianity.

October 06, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Awake to righteousness through God

"Awake to righteousness and do not sin, for some do not have the knowledge of God." - 1 Corinthians 15:34

October 05, 2015 | By Pastor Israel Aaron Cowart Columnist | Faith


The religious groups with the most available scholarship money

Your religion could help you earn money for college, depending on which religious group you associate with.

October 03, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Does the environment have a right to be protected? Pope Francis thinks so

In his speech to world leaders at the U.N. last week, Pope Francis made his boldest claim yet about the environment, detailing the earth's God-given right to be dealt with responsibly.

October 03, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


You get what you pay (pray) for

Through personal experience I have learned that, for the most part, you get what you pay for.

October 03, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Place your trust in the one Father

My son is coming to visit this weekend! We talk often, but we live almost four hours apart. When we visit him, or he visits us, it's a big deal. He will be attending the wedding of a friend on Saturday, but we will have plenty of time to spend together.

October 02, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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Federal judge blocks Obamacare's protections for transgender patients

Three weeks before President Barack Obama leaves office, a federal judge dealt yet another blow to the president's signature policy, siding with religiously affiliated ...

January 09, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Maintain the giving spirit

It seems like during every Christmas season the average person possesses a spirit of giving.

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


What 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' teaches about the danger of judging

"Fantasic Beasts and Where to Find Them" the prequel movie to the Harry Potter series — begins innocently enough, with wizard genius Newt Scamander stepping off ...

January 07, 2017 | Danielle Tumminio Deseret News | Faith


Moroccan saints and their shrines

A nearly universal characteristic of religion is pilgrimage to tombs of holy men and women. Jews have venerated Abraham’s tomb for nearly 4,000 ...

January 07, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


God must be the power source

I had not driven my truck since nearly a week before Christmas. First I had surgery and was not allowed to drive, and then we ...

January 06, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Relevance of God's word part 3

We have been discussing of the relevancy of God's word. We saw how that sin is still a problem in our world just as ...

January 05, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Living on the next level

Today's Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17(NIV) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new ...

January 02, 2017 | By Pastor Katrina Deason Columnist | Faith


Say hello to 'A New New Testament'

I recall a cartoon picturing two ancient shepherds walking along together.

January 02, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


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