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7 things you should never say to someone who’s lost a loved one

I’ll never forget the night I lost my dad. It was a couple weeks before Christmas—the tree was decorated, the lights were draped over kitchen cupboards, and a stocking hung by his bed.

December 21, 2015 | Kayla Lemmon FamilyShare | Faith


Virgin Mary called world's most powerful woman as popularity of name continues to fall

Mary, mother of Jesus, is the subject of many Christian worship services this holiday season, as congregations prepare to celebrate Christmas. She can also be found on most newsstands, after being named the world's most powerful woman by National Geographic.

December 21, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


When you can't forgive

There may be times when others inflict so much hurt on you or your family that you simply can't find it in your heart to forgive them. What if these people hurt you on purpose? Your soul fills with a sadness that turns to anger. You may nurse a grudge or even spend time plotting ways to get even. You see the act of forgiveness as somehow letting the other person off the hook.

December 20, 2015 | Susan Swann FamilyShare | Faith


7 tips for curating historical family documents

There is more to preserving your family’s history than tossing it into a cardboard box and handing it down to the next generation. Without context and “curation” — the careful gathering, sifting, selection and preservation that takes place in any worthwhile collection — your family’s history can be lost to confusion or apathy as easily as it can succumb to dust or mold.

December 20, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor Deseret News | Faith


What is really important for our faith?

This week, I saw a report on what Jesus really looked like. Forensic scientists have worked with archaeologists to try to get a better idea of what he really looked like, compared to the most famous portraits we have today.

December 19, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


God is with us at all times

Tomorrow is the last day of school for the year for most. I wonder who is more excited - the students or the teachers? I have an idea. Eight more days and Christmas is here. Can't wait.

December 18, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Heaven's blessing from God, part 1

God had given to man his word so man can know how to please God. Some find that a difficult thing to comprehend, but there is a Supreme Being, God, who created everything, including man.

December 17, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How churches can accommodate members with disabilities

Most worship services led by Pastor Don Geller border on chaos. During a recent baptism, formal prayers competed with an impromptu performance of “Jingle Bells” by two little girls and intermittent shouts from a 12-year-old boy for parishioners’ attention.

December 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Will Pentagon permanently lift its ban on beards worn for religious reasons?

A Sikh Army captain reported to work this week without a clean shave, thanks to a recently granted, although temporary, religious accommodation.

December 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


No easy fixes to improving labor market's weakest link

The 2008 recession pushed former restaurant cook Rusty Boehles out of the workforce. Since then, various opportunities cropped up as the economy recovered, but the pay was low relative to what he used to earn, or the hours were sparse. In his mid-30s, he currently works odd jobs and lives with a friend to get by.

December 16, 2015 | Kevin Dobbs Deseret News | Faith


9 simple ways to invite Christ into your Christmas

Christmas is a holiday to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

December 16, 2015 | Alyssa White FamilyShare | Faith


Is your Christmas missing its 'Merry'?

Christmas is supposed to be a season of cheer, happiness, giving, magic and joy. The decorative lights, holiday concerts, neighbor gifts, aromas of baking and the excitement and thrill in children's eyes should be enough to fill you with holiday cheer.

December 16, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


1 in 4 American Muslim doctors feel discriminated against

This week has been filled with a number of different reports on anti-Muslim rhetoric, most of which have been spurred by presidential hopeful Donald Trump, who called for a shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.

December 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Peace on Earth is not assured

Christmas is probably the most celebrated holiday of the year. Billions of people set aside normal routines. For an entire month, our lives are transformed into decorating, parties, shopping, school programs, special services and more. It's interesting that the unassuming birth of one child transforms our lives like this.

December 15, 2015 | By Pastor Israel Aaron Cowart Columnist | Faith


5 shockingly insightful things One Direction has taught us

The British boy band One Direction has taken the world by storm since it burst onto the scene in 2010.

December 14, 2015 | Maureen "Mo" Elinzano FamilyShare | Faith


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Game review: Twilight Imperium 4th edition is the best epic science fiction board game ever

Its been 20 years since the first version of Twilight Imperium was released. Over the years, it evolved into an epic and beloved board game ...

October 11, 2017 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Faith


New health care rules will allow more employers to sidestep contraception mandate

The Trump administration on Friday announced a long-awaited change to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate, expanding exemptions and accommodations to employers with religious ...

October 10, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: To become less lonely

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

October 10, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


God's love; our victory

Love for another is a strong affection arising out of kinship or personal ties.

October 09, 2017 | By Pastor Debra 'Dee' Dyer Columnist | Faith


Look through a fresh lens

In Matthew 7 we are told that how we judge others is how we will be judged. It goes like this: "Do not judge, or ...

October 07, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Ellen DeGeneres wishes 5-year-old Claire Crosby a happy birthday

Singing sensation Claire Crosby turned 5 years old today and received a birthday wish from Ellen DeGeneres to mark the occasion.

October 07, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Build your family strong

Early last month I travelled south of Atlanta to preach the funeral of my aunt. Until I was 4 years old, my parents and I ...

October 06, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Understand what God wants

Many times today, one hears of people who have given up on God. They feel that because things have not worked out the way they ...

October 05, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Moving mountains takes more than many will give

"For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall ...

October 02, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'Scene in the Form of a Prayer'

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

October 02, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The Reformation and the emergence of Anabaptists, Amish, Mennonites and other Protestant denominatio

In the early 16th century, most Protestants belonged, broadly speaking, to the Lutheran or Reformed (Calvinist) movements. However, many other minority Protestant denominations quickly developed.

October 02, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


More than a cake: How legal briefs will influence religious freedom debate beyond Supreme Court case

There are deep and difficult questions at the heart of the highly anticipated Supreme Court case involving a baker, a gay couple and Colorado civil ...

October 02, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


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