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Oklahoma has become ground zero for religious expression battles

As crews quietly removed a monument of the Ten Commandments from the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol last week, another skirmish over religious expression resurfaced.

October 12, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith


Assisted suicide debate pits religious teachings against personal experiences

California became the fifth U.S. state to legalize assisted suicide this week, but many faith leaders remain committed to banning the practice.

October 12, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


'War Room' draws battle lines with Satan and secularism

Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. So it comes as no surprise that the Christian movie “War Room” was able to win over just 36 percent of reviewers on the Rotten Tomatoes website as of Friday afternoon.

October 11, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Learning, rising from our failures

I hate to admit it, but last week I forgot to do something that most would consider elementary.

October 10, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The Lord is like water

Two-thirds of Earth's surface is water. The human body is made up of between 50 percent to 65 percent water. Without water, we cannot survive.

October 09, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


What happens when I die? (part 2)

In the New Testament, we read of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16). The rich man told of his pain, he knew Lazarus, he remembered his brothers. How much time had passed since the rich man and Lazarus died is not known, but they were conscious and aware of the circumstances they were in and how it was on Earth.

October 08, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


'Blessing of the Animals' services celebrate the furriest faithful

In churches across the country last weekend, religious leaders blessed furry friends alongside people of faith.

October 08, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lindsey Stirling and Lexi Walker perform 'Prayer of the Children,' raise awareness for child slavery

Child sex trafficking is a gritty topic, but it's also a lucrative crime impacting more than 2 million children.

October 08, 2015 | Alex E. Johnson Deseret News | Faith


Oklahoma just removed a Ten Commandments statue from the state capitol, despite the lessons people c

A monument of the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds Monday night, after judges ruled that the statue violated state and federal “provisions against government support of a religion,” Reuters reported.

October 08, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: The spiritual revolution taking place away from church pews

Americans' search for the divine is alive and well, although it looks different than it has in the past, according to Diana Butler Bass, a prominent commentator on religion and culture, and author of nine books about American Christianity.

October 06, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Awake to righteousness through God

"Awake to righteousness and do not sin, for some do not have the knowledge of God." - 1 Corinthians 15:34

October 05, 2015 | By Pastor Israel Aaron Cowart Columnist | Faith


The religious groups with the most available scholarship money

Your religion could help you earn money for college, depending on which religious group you associate with.

October 03, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Does the environment have a right to be protected? Pope Francis thinks so

In his speech to world leaders at the U.N. last week, Pope Francis made his boldest claim yet about the environment, detailing the earth's God-given right to be dealt with responsibly.

October 03, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


You get what you pay (pray) for

Through personal experience I have learned that, for the most part, you get what you pay for.

October 03, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Place your trust in the one Father

My son is coming to visit this weekend! We talk often, but we live almost four hours apart. When we visit him, or he visits us, it's a big deal. He will be attending the wedding of a friend on Saturday, but we will have plenty of time to spend together.

October 02, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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How reading the Bible changed in the early 16th century during the 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 ...

June 11, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Answers are right in plain sight

There is a story in the scriptures where there were several people who decided to stop following Jesus around.

June 10, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Let the Lord help you thrive

I am exhausted. Actually, I am anticipating being exhausted. In order for you to read this column today, I've written it several days in ...

June 09, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Follow God's commands

The Bible is God's word given to man, so that man can have salvation. It is a gift given by God, but it is ...

June 08, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


No better prayer than this

We recently observed the National Day of Prayer. For me that set a theme for the month as a time of prayer and reflection on ...

June 08, 2017 | By Pastor K.E. Brown | Faith


It’s praying time at Life United Pentecostal Church

It's praying time. Pastor Thomas Crutchfield and members of Life United Pentecostal Church (LUPC) in Hinesville, Georgia, are gearing up for their second annual ...

June 06, 2017 | By Edith Anderson Coastal Courier correspondent | Faith


Music and Spoken Word: Together we are strong

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

June 04, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Do U.S. efforts to help persecuted Christians around the world help or hurt?

Christians are the most persecuted faith group in the world today, targeted by Islamic terror groups like Boko Haram and ISIS, as well as secular ...

June 03, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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