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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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Worthy goals for the new year

The Apostle Paul said in Philippians 3:13 the following words, "Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead."

December 31, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Ponder your life at New Year

It is almost 2017! Just let that sink in for a minute.

December 30, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


The fate of religious freedom in the former USSR, 25 years after its collapse

When the Soviet Union was dissolved on Dec. 26, 1991, the future looked bright for faith groups.

December 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


The heartwarming and surprising twist to a Christmas prison visit

This is the story of how a tiny evergreen branch reminded me that God lives, that he loves us and that miracles are real.

December 30, 2016 | Jason Wright Deseret News | Faith


Relevance of God's word part 2

Last week we began a discussion of the relevancy of God's word. We saw how that sin is still a problem in our world ...

December 29, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


As the season of giving ends, individuals and families consider how to make a difference year round

Like many parents, Nicole Burleigh looked for ways to incorporate charitable giving into her family's Christmas festivities. She and her husband and two kids ...

December 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Joy to the world today, rest of the year

Christmas is the most joyful time of the year; a time when people are the most happy, most pleasant, most loving and most caring.

December 26, 2016 | By Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


For first time in nearly 40 years, Hanukkah and Christmas Eve are on the same day

The Jewish festival of Hanukkah begins on the same night every year: the 25th of Kislev. However, since the traditional Jewish calendar is based on ...

December 26, 2016 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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