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Do you think all scientists are atheists? Here’s why you’re wrong

Scientists don’t just spend time with beakers and test tubes, but also with Bibles in the pews.

December 06, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


8 ways to avoid the negativity plague on social media (especially #7!)

Have you noticed negativity spreading like the plague lately? It comes through our smartphones, computers and other devices every time we open up a social media page like Facebook or Twitter.

December 03, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Finding community in Christmas

This weekend, the lights will go up onstage as my son and I perform in the holiday musical “Miracle on 34th Street.”

December 03, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Faith


The role faith plays in the fight against AIDS

Tuesday marked the 27th annual World AIDS Day, an international event that celebrates efforts to prevent the spread of HIV and provides a way to support those who continue to suffer.

December 03, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


These are the 14 religious holidays believers celebrate in December

December has finally arrived, and with it comes an abundance of colorful lights, vibrant wreaths and a bunch of family parties.

December 02, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Why people of faith should pay attention to the climate change conference in Paris

More than 150 world leaders gathered in Paris on Monday for the start of an international conference on climate change. Policymakers are expected to reach an agreement within the next few weeks on how to address environmental degradation by reducing greenhouse gas emission and supporting sustainable energy initiatives.

December 02, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Who counts as an evangelical Christian?

Since the late 1970s, evangelical Christians have been major players in national politics and hot-button social issues.

December 01, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How faith communities can help ease racial tension in America

It's been more than a year since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests in the small Midwestern town have quieted, but debates over the state of American race relations continue in town halls, the media and in faith communities.

December 01, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Tebow’s recent breakup creates divide over chaste lifestyle

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow’s chaste lifestyle has been under the spotlight in recent days.

December 01, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Be thankful to God, bless his name

We hear the expression "God Bless America" or "God bless you" often and that's good but it's time for America and us, as a nation, to bless God.

November 30, 2015 | By Pastor Richard Williams Jr. Columnist | Faith


The most grateful religions in America, in one chart

Most religious believers tend to be grateful every week, according to the Pew Research Center, which published a chart last Tuesday that showed the percentage of people “who feel a strong sense of gratitude at least once a week” based on their religion.

November 30, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Savannah Waycross AME District sets symposium

Each year, the Savannah Waycross District of the Georgia Annual Conference in the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church gathers for the business of area churches. The business sessions include resolutions of the local congregations, and the Board of Examiners report to receive new and advance individuals who have accepted their call to public ministry. These congregations gather for fellowship, worship and training.

November 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Faith groups react to efforts to keep Syrian refugees out of the U.S.

One day after more than two dozen governors announced they would bar Syrian refugees from living in their states, leaders from a variety of faith groups called for continued resettlement.

November 25, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Religious scholar finds ancient New Testament papyrus on eBay for $99

You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100.

November 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Gifted musician serves two churches

The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr. is a native of Evans County. He serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Groveland.

November 24, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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What would Martin Luther think of today's rates of divorce and cohabitation?

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 ...

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


Q&A: Why church-state separation is good for churches

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 ...

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


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

October 27, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


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