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Break free from our national offense

We live in perilous times. I grew up between the mid-1960s and the mid-1980s, times when we were taught to value the benefit and necessity of a strong national defense. The fight for freedom everywhere was a fight for our free way of life, and a strong national defense was a large part of that fight for freedom.

October 19, 2015 | By Pastor Dr. Tim Byler Columnist | Faith


Group sets fire to Joseph's Tomb in West Bank

Increasing violence between Palestinians and Israeli forces last week led to a group of Palestinians setting fire to the compound that houses Joseph’s Tomb — a religious site in the West Bank, according to CNN.

October 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Tennessee policymakers and parents debate teaching religious doctrine in middle school

As they consider a bill that would postpone lessons on topics like the five pillars of Islam until 10th grade, Tennessee lawmakers are debating if children are mature enough to study religious doctrine in history class.

October 19, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


What is really important in this life?

Recently, I went to the mountains and saw this beautiful estate owned by some textile magnate who passed away several years ago. I thought how great it would be to own it and live there.

October 17, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Come home to your God

When we moved into our home nine years ago, there was an oak tree in the front yard. It was good for shade and really looked nice right in front of the house. As we moved in, the leaves were growing and greening. We really liked that tree.

October 16, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Live better while preparing for eternity

All people can have better lives - if they want it.

October 15, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What caretakers can do for patients struggling with their faith

Patients who hold negative spiritual beliefs, such as asserting that God is punishing them or that he's abandoned them, experience more physical pain and diminished mental health compared to their spiritually optimistic counterparts, according to a study in the Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health.

October 15, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why faith groups can work together to combat religious violence

Johnnie Moore calls himself a generalist. His willingness to go wherever he feels God is calling him has led him to a variety of vocations in education, film production and, most recently, interfaith activism.

October 15, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Muslim men 4 times less likely to get hired than Catholics

Muslim men in France have a job problem.

October 15, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Faith under fire: How Muslims and Christians are working together to help refugees in Iraq and Syria

Sana Weaa huddles in the corner of her makeshift home in Erbil, Iraq, clutching a rosary and whispering a soft prayer for her seven children, all seeking refuge here in this camp for the displaced. It’s about 50 miles northwest of her hometown. She fled with thousands to escape the civil war and sectarian violence that’s tearing Iraq apart.

October 14, 2015 | Molly Thomas Deseret News | Faith


The brave man who may have risked his life in 1963 Germany for the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

Hans-Ulrich Laukamp, one of the last alleged owners of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife, may have risked his life to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

October 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


'Caretaker's Guide to Fablehaven' gives insight into Brandon Mull's next series

Many wonderful things have come from Brandon Mull’s imagination.

October 12, 2015 | Tori Ackerman Deseret News | Faith


Standing on shaky ground

There is sufficient evidence to support the fact that the United States of America was established on a biblical foundation.

October 12, 2015 | By Pastor K.E. Brown Columnist | Faith


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


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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


Family tells Washington Post how faith in God's plan helps them battle genetic disease

Butterfly babies, reported the Washington Post, is a name for infants born with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare skin disease that makes “skin break and ...

June 02, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Leaked draft shows Trump aims to exempt religious objectors from birth-control mandate

The Trump administration may soon give religious objectors to the Affordable Care Act what they've wanted for years: an exemption to the law's ...

June 02, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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