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Live, laugh and love after Valentine's Day

Last week, sweethearts around the nation celebrated the most romantic of holidays - Valentine's Day. The origin of St. Valentine's Day is uncertain. It's been said that it was named after a Roman Empire-era priest named Valentine, who supposedly defied the emperor's orders to outlaw marriage so more soldiers could enlist in the Roman army. The emperor supposedly believed married men made poor soldiers, according to www.linguatics.com.

February 21, 2012 | By John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Identify yourself as a believer

My wife and I took a short trip to the state of Maine early last summer. We didn't prepare ourselves for the cool evenings with the clothing we packed. So the second day we were there, we went to the store and bought a couple of jackets with the state name and emblem on them.

February 20, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Practice God's love toward all

Well, Valentine's Day has come and gone. Am I writing those words a week too late for you, guys? Should I have warned you last week? Are you deep in the dog house? Or did you come through with flying colors?

February 20, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Follow God's word as it is given

God's word must be presented as he has delivered it to man - without change.

February 20, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Book focuses on church relationships

There is a new author in town who says it is time to stop your church's revolving door.

February 20, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Be open to God's will

The gospel is to be preached to the entire world.

February 14, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Will you wear a crown through gospels?

The gospel is to be preached to the entire world.

February 14, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


God doesn't show favoritism

I was reading in the book of Romans recently and came across a simple statement which says, "For God does not show favoritism."

February 14, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Learning from the past

It has been said that if we don't learn from our past, we are bound to repeat it.

February 13, 2012 | By Pastor Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


Special assignment for a special man

Sometimes the simple things in life can brighten a person's day.

February 13, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Retirement: Baby boomers in crisis

Many people in Liberty County and the surrounding coastal area remember the "good old days" - times when life seemed easier and families seemed closer.

February 13, 2012 | By John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Surrender your life to His control

In Psalm 13, David says, "I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me." Have you ever asked yourself this question, "How has God been good to me?"

February 07, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


God has already prepared our way

The mystery of salvation has been revealed to man.

February 07, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Have faith because the best is yet to come

The changes made in technology in my lifetime continue to amaze me. Take the telephone. In the house where I grew up we had one telephone. It was attached to the wall with a cord, and had a rotary dial. Until I was about 12 it was a "party line." And until I was 16 the cord on the phone was three feet long. That restricted any private conversations.

February 07, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Benefit from message of hope

The Bible is full of stories that bring hope to our lives.

February 06, 2012 | By Pastor Kathleen Ayala Columnist | Faith


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Confidence in religion at a new low — except among Catholics, poll finds

Americans' confidence in religion is at an all-time low in four decades, according to a new Gallup poll, while it ranked fourth in the polling firm's confidence-in-institutions list.

June 18, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Experiencing Ramadan in America vs. the Middle East

Jana Al-Akhras, an American-born Muslim, began fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the second grade and has managed to observe the annual practice ever since — in winter and summer, during high school soccer practices and games and through long days of classes in college.

June 17, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Churches need to refocus on the individual to attract the 'nones'

Churches seeking to recapture the growing numbers of religiously unaffiliated should forget about preserving the past and instead focus on the needs of those who see no need for organized religion, one mainline Protestant thought leader said.

June 16, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Use God to master art of gift-giving

"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 6:23

June 16, 2015 | By Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith


Bringing men back to church

There's something — or, more precisely, someone — missing from many churches on Sunday mornings: men.

June 16, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Does your child know the Bible well enough to compete in this competition?

Would you classify your child as a Bible scripture aficionado?

June 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Serving with love

New Beginnings Church in Ludowici is getting ready to deliver some love.

June 15, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


The Rohingyas: A look into one of the world's most persecuted minorities

“People lost at sea” has been prominent in the news headlines in the past few days. Thousands of Rohingyas, a Muslim sect, have fled persecution in what they say is their homeland in hopes of finding justice elsewhere.

June 15, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


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