A new film on one of America's most famous pacificists holds insights for present and future religious freedom debates, even though it's set in World War II. "Hacksaw Ridge," which is now in theaters, highlights how difficult it can be to resolve conflict between individual beliefs and social expectations.
The 2016 presidential election was unprecedented on many levels, and analysts predicted shake-ups in the voting habits of major demographic groups.
I was reading something this morning in the scriptures that I had read many times before, but hadn't noticed a part of the details.
Today some say the "old way" of doing things will not work. They say everyone must be more willing to accept the ways of others.
By the time you will have read this, we will have a new president elected.
Well, the election is over. In a couple of months a new president will be inaugurated.
Life is so beautiful, yet so full of misery and despair. As people, we struggle with mistakes we make and the negative consequences of others' choices. We ache and hurt as we go through trials and experience suffering. We feel helpless, and often hopeless in our actions to change our circumstances.
Several close friends have confided in me in recent months, all saying something like this: "I am in the deepest pit of my life and God is completely silent."
We must understand that in order to be fair and equal to all we must be blind. We can't see who we are dealing with because it will give us an unfair advantage.
As Christians, we should be aware that the Bible is full of commands that we are to follow. We need to remember that God's commands are not to make us miserable or to somehow punish us, but for our ultimate good.
As a pastor I hear a variety of questions, but some come more frequently than others.
It's hard to miss Simran Jeet Singh, even in the midst of a bustling student union. His deep red turban and full, black beard make him stick out, and that is one of the reasons why he's always talking about them.
Fewer than half of U.S. adults say shared faith is a very important indicator of a successful marriage, but religiously mixed households can create unexpected consequences for couples, as well as their future children, according to a new Pew Research Center report on religion and family life.
Scientists have finally decided to offer the world a look inside what’s often considered to be the tomb of Jesus Christ.
The forgiveness offered by God is for all men who will obey God's will. It has been and is his desire for all men to be saved (I Timothy 2:4).
Five hundred years ago, a man named Martin Luther and his fellow reformers forever changed Christianity and the Western world. Their mounting opposition to Roman ...
This Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. In reality we do that every time we gather for worship on Sunday.
Love is something that is talked about a lot. People love foods, cars, jobs, other people, etc. Yet, most people have no idea of what ...
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"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed ...
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
VINA, California — If you’ve visited San Simeon, the mansion in Southern California built by newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, you know the man never ...
The other day I was trying to make reservations for a place in south Florida to take the grandkids during spring break.
Three and a half years ago I received that phone call that no parent wants to hear. "Mr. Butler, your son has been in an ...
All who desire to be saved must obey God, by following his will "And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not ...