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A digital 'Reformation': How the internet is impacting religious experience

Editor's note: Oct. 31 marks 500 years since, according to tradition, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door in Germany — an act that sparked the Protestant Reformation and changed both religion and Western society. This article is part of a package of stories exploring the Reformation's impact on the world we live in today.

October 31, 2017 | Matthew Brown Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Faith leaders raise their voices in opposing rights of Christian baker in Supreme Court case

Major religious groups, as well as nearly 1,300 individual Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders, signed on to briefs filed Monday with the Supreme Court, arguing that religious business owners should be required to serve same-sex couples.

October 31, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Place worries in God's hands

What do you do with your worries and problems? Do you turn them inward or turn them upward?

October 30, 2017 | By Pastor Bernard Harper Sr. Columnist | Faith


Elder Christofferson of the LDS Church applauds journalists as ambassadors of freedom

SALT LAKE CITY — Journalists play a crucial role in society as ambassadors of freedom and human rights, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said on Saturday night.

October 30, 2017 | Tad Walch Deseret News special workflow | Faith


'To see it in action is incredible' — community influencers from around the world visit Welfare Squa

While journalists from around the world gathered in downtown Salt Lake City for the Inter American Press Association General Assembly conference held Oct. 27-30, family members and friends of the journalists met at Welfare Square — a modern facility composed of a bakery, cannery, storehouse and thrift store that provides care for the poor — to learn about the LDS Church’s welfare programs.

October 30, 2017 | Marianne Holman Prescott LDS Church News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'Little by little'

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

October 29, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The Anglican Church, England's unique Reformation

Editor's note: This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and this is one in a series of columns to describe the origins, nature and impact of the events and personalities of the Reformation. Previous articles are online at deseretnews.com/faith.

October 29, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


He does it because he cares

For years I owned either a cat or dog or both. But for the last few years, after the last one's death, I have neither. I do more traveling now and decided that it was much easier to keep it this way.

October 28, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Put focus on giving thanks

Halloween is next week. And beginning the day after that, the Christmas rush is on. Oh, I know it's too early. We ought to wait until the first week of December. But we have to get ahead and stay ahead of the crowd. So off we go.

October 27, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


'We are not victims': Instagram video of Elizabeth Smart sends strong message

Elizabeth Smart posted a new video on her Instagram on Thursday morning. The short clip, produced by A&E, shows the young mom who was kidnapped at the age of 14 writing “We are not victims” on a chalkboard. The currently trending hashtag “#MeToo,” a social media movement that seeks to show the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment, is shown at various points in the video.

October 27, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Know how to learn from the past

Paul wrote, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope" (Rom. 15:4).

October 26, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Faith keeps some families from embracing Halloween's tricks and treats

Like most families, Amy Brown, her husband and three kids will spend Oct. 31 eating sweets and catching up with friends.

October 25, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Return to your first love -- God

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands. I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false. You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary. Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first. Consider how far ...

October 23, 2017 | By Pastor Sherry Ferrell Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: The still, small voice of conscience

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

October 23, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


10 prayers that changed the course of history

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, a California college professor, has been sifting history searching for prayers. They’re everywhere — from the soaring lyrics of King David to the chants of the Navajos.

October 23, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


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Be committed, minister his word

Ephesians 4: 11-12 says, "So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of ...

February 03, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Father Serra and the California missions

The oldest historic buildings along the Pacific shore of the United States are the 21 (mostly 18th-century) California missions. Established as remote colonial outposts of ...

February 03, 2018 | Daniel Peterson Deseret News | Faith


Do good just as Jesus did

Well, I should have known it would happen. But still, it caught me off guard.

February 02, 2018 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


What makes honest friendship in a world of social media?

Being honest is hard, but being honest about important things is the hardest. I’m not talking about the once every six months bare your ...

February 01, 2018 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


Be pleasing to God, accept his love

John recorded, "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have ...

February 01, 2018 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Trump's statements on faith and family elicit praise and criticism

President Donald Trump heralded the strength of American families and faith communities during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, presenting shared moral values ...

February 01, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Game review: Pillars of the Earth and A Column of Fire board games better than the novels

Thames & Kosmos recently published two board games based on the novels of best-selling author Ken Follett. "The Pillars of the Earth" and "A Column of ...

January 30, 2018 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Faith


Put down the phone, make a connection

"Then the Lord God said, 'It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for ...

January 29, 2018 | By Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Our invisible selves

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

January 28, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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