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Why stained glass works in sacred and secular spaces

Stained glass windows are both permanent and ever-changing. They can’t be easily moved from their frame or rearranged, but shifting sunbeams affect what each new admirer sees.

November 15, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


5 ways to find peace when you are suffering

We all suffer for different reasons and at different times in our lives. Suffering is simply part of being human. Suffering allows the eyes to see and know the bitter from the sweet. It helps us appreciate the good things of life in a much deeper way. Still, suffering isn’t fun. During those difficult times we yearn to know peace. It is there. With just a little effort you can have peace during your times of suffering. Here are a few ideas that may be helpful.

November 14, 2016 | Gary and Joy Lundberg FamilyShare | Faith


'Hacksaw Ridge' sheds light on conflicting role of religious liberty today

A new film on one of America's most famous pacificists holds insights for present and future religious freedom debates, even though it's set in World War II. "Hacksaw Ridge," which is now in theaters, highlights how difficult it can be to resolve conflict between individual beliefs and social expectations.

November 13, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Catholics, white evangelicals were key to Trump's victory

The 2016 presidential election was unprecedented on many levels, and analysts predicted shake-ups in the voting habits of major demographic groups.

November 13, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Evidence of God's presence

I was reading something this morning in the scriptures that I had read many times before, but hadn't noticed a part of the details.

November 12, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Staying with God’s word

Today some say the "old way" of doing things will not work. They say everyone must be more willing to accept the ways of others.

November 12, 2016 | Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What elections will not change

By the time you will have read this, we will have a new president elected.

November 11, 2016 | Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


God didn’t check Tuesday’s talley

Well, the election is over. In a couple of months a new president will be inaugurated.

November 10, 2016 | Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


5 steps to finding true joy

Life is so beautiful, yet so full of misery and despair. As people, we struggle with mistakes we make and the negative consequences of others' choices. We ache and hurt as we go through trials and experience suffering. We feel helpless, and often hopeless in our actions to change our circumstances.

November 09, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


What if God seems silent?

Several close friends have confided in me in recent months, all saying something like this: "I am in the deepest pit of my life and God is completely silent."

November 09, 2016 | Megan Goates Deseret News | Faith


Love can't always be blind

We must understand that in order to be fair and equal to all we must be blind. We can't see who we are dealing with because it will give us an unfair advantage.

November 07, 2016 | By Dr. D.S. Andrews Columnist | Faith


What does God command of you?

As Christians, we should be aware that the Bible is full of commands that we are to follow. We need to remember that God's commands are not to make us miserable or to somehow punish us, but for our ultimate good.

November 05, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


God has answers to your questions

As a pastor I hear a variety of questions, but some come more frequently than others.

November 04, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Q&A: A Sikh community leader shares what we can do to reduce religious discrimination

It's hard to miss Simran Jeet Singh, even in the midst of a bustling student union. His deep red turban and full, black beard make him stick out, and that is one of the reasons why he's always talking about them.

November 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


What couples may not realize about religion and marriage

Fewer than half of U.S. adults say shared faith is a very important indicator of a successful marriage, but religiously mixed households can create unexpected consequences for couples, as well as their future children, according to a new Pew Research Center report on religion and family life.

November 03, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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How public figures' infidelity affects the people they serve

Scandal in the personal lives of politicians is always big news — even when the scandal is that a leader has gone to great lengths to ...

April 18, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Man cries at thought of going to Cub Scout pack meeting after surgery

One man’s feelings about Cub Scout pack meeting were revealed after coming off medication following knee surgery.

April 16, 2017 | Brooke Facer Deseret News | Faith


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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


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