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Sunbury Missionary Baptist celebrates 150 years

The historic Sunbury Missionary Baptist Church, 512 Trade Hill Road, Midway celebrated its 150th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 16.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Look where he brought us from

"And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: Knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly." - Romans 5:3-6

October 24, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


How a Christian comedian is upending stereotypes about Muslims

Christian comedian Jeremy McLellan, from Charleston, South Carolina has struck a chord with Muslims all over the world but particularly in North America. He has over 100,000 followers on Facebook, and about half are from the United States.

October 24, 2016 | Samar Warsi Deseret News | Faith


20 facts that will make you grateful for your life

People often take the small things in life for granted. Small instances like being able to take a clean shower or being free of illness. How often do we stop thinking only about ourselves and take time to consider those who have dedicate their whole day to have the things we take for granted?

October 24, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Faith


Sometimes you get what you ask for

James chapter 4 reminds us as to why sometimes we don't receive things from God.

October 22, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The season to be truly content

Can you believe it? It's only 66 days until Christmas! What? Am I jumping the gun? Have you been in a store lately? The kids have not yet gone Trick or Treating. Thanksgiving is still more than a month away. And the Christmas decorations are making their annual appearance.

October 21, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Christians are to be different in the world

In today's world man is getting farther and farther away from the teachings in God's word. As this is happening what should be the main goal of every life, preparing for eternity, becomes more obscure. If one has the desire to live eternity with God in heaven they must search for and follow the steps of Jesus as they travel through this world. "For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps" (1 Peter 2:21).

October 20, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Christian business owners take a different legal route in battle over serving gay marriages

Christian business owners are pursuing a new legal strategy to oppose laws they say would force them to use their artistic talents to promote same-sex marriage.

October 20, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


'The only hope...is God': Franklin Graham responds to Donald Trump's lewd leaked audio

Reactions to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's lewd comments about women have run the gamut in recent days, with some earlier supporters now separating themselves from the GOP contender.

October 20, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


WikiLeaks fallout: Catholics, evangelicals unite in demanding Clinton apology

The fallout continues over emails purporting to show at least one person close to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign mocking "conservative Catholicism."

October 19, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Christian leader breaks down cultural divide and reveals what he says 'crossed the line' this electi

Gabe Lyons is known for fostering Christian dialogue on some of the toughest sociopolitical issues. Now, he's using his voice to try to heal the political divide.

October 19, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Top Clinton aides under fire over email about 'conservative Catholicism' in WikiLeaks dump

There's a message chain among the trove of hacked emails released last week by WikiLeaks that reportedly shows a key staff member for Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign mocking conservative Catholicism.

October 18, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Faith leaders call on Obama, Congress to reject controversial religious liberty report

A diverse group of religious leaders, including the chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' ad hoc committee on religious liberty and the presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have called on President Barack Obama and Congress to reject the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' recent report on religious freedom law.

October 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


4 ways to feel truly happy when life is crumbling apart

Life is filled with what feels like endless pitfalls, disappointments and despair. Living in a world full of corruption, dead ends and challenges makes it hard to chin up and be optimistic for what the future holds.

October 18, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Faith


Prominent theologian: Trump, Clinton should drop out of the presidential race

Prominent theologian John Piper said last week that both major presidential candidates should step out of the 2016 race — a proclamation that has garnered some attention.

October 18, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


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This Muslim restaurant wants to make sure ‘no one eats alone’ on Christmas

A Muslim-owned restaurant in London hopes no one has to eat alone when Christmas comes to town.

December 06, 2016 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Faith


Guard your heart, sow character and reap destiny

Mark 7: 15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him ...

December 05, 2016 | Pastor Bernard Harper Emmanual New Covenant Ministry | Faith


10 Christmas traditions that will bring you closer to Jesus

Another year has come and gone and Christmas will soon be upon us. We’re all busy putting up Christmas trees and lights, buying endless ...

December 05, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Faith


Religious freedom and the defense spending bill: What will happen next?

Republican congressional leaders agreed this week to remove controversial religious freedom protections from the 2017 defense spending bill, angering many conscious rights advocates as opponents ...

December 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Historic congregations contribute $1.7 million in economic impact to their community each year

Historic congregations in America's urban centers contribute around $1.7 million to their local economy each year, according to new research on the economic ...

December 01, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why some couples choose to be married at faraway sacred sites

Sarah Syer and her husband Nate hiked 62 miles to their wedding. Their car didn't break down. They didn't ascend a remote mountain ...

December 01, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


LDS Church initiative encourages people of all faiths to serve others this Christmas

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched its Christmas initiative with the video "LIGHTtheWORLD." The initiative begins Dec. 1 with a worldwide day ...

November 30, 2016 | Noelle Baldwin Deseret News | Faith


Letter written by Annie Schmidt shared by mother on Thanksgiving Day

On Thanksgiving Day, Michelle Schmidt, mother of Annie Schmidt, shared a letter her daughter, who recently passed away, wrote to her younger brothers when they ...

November 30, 2016 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Let us pray correctly

"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from ...

November 28, 2016 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Two Majorcan saints with very different origins

Throughout history, some great religious leaders — like the Buddha — were raised among the elites in great cities, while others, like Jesus Christ or Joseph Smith ...

November 27, 2016 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Does God want you to give tithes?

Tithing has its rewards, but how much should you give? Should you give it all?

November 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


10 sayings you should never believe about marriage

According to a report from the Pew Research Center, there are a rising amount of people in America who never have and never will get ...

November 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


11 tips for when your spouse is obsessed with watching the big game

It’s that time for sports to dominate the American television landscape again.

November 23, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Thanksgiving is due

"In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you."

November 21, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


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