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Nontheists struggle to stay involved in international religious freedom efforts

As the Trump administration focuses on boosting religious freedom across the globe, government officials may be overlooking a potential ally here at home: nonbelievers.

August 26, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Internal eclipses are tougher to see

Every Christmas my father would unleash his operatic voice in his signature solo: “The Holy City." And he'd always add dramatic pop to the verse that begins:

August 26, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Overcoming our own hypocrisy

I enjoy playing golf. I've always thought of myself as an athlete. I played baseball and basketball through high school.

August 25, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


God shows us the way to worship

God has given his word to mankind. "God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;" (Heb. 1;1, 2).

August 24, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


All works for our good

And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

August 23, 2017 | By Pastor Richard Hayes | Faith


A word to parents of a new middle-schooler

Middle school. There are few words in my vocabulary that elicit such a visceral reaction. Reading them together takes me right back to sweater vests, Girbaud jeans, bad bangs and a burning desire to fit in.

August 23, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


Americans under 30 are less supportive of religious freedom than other adults

Younger Americans stand out from older generations in a variety of ways, as a seemingly endless stream of commentators are happy to point out. They get married later and spend a lot of time on their smartphones. They eat too much avocado toast.

August 21, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Martin Luther's history-changing translation of the Bible

The oldest known translation of any part of the Bible into German — strictly, into Old High German — was done between the mid-eighth and the early ninth centuries at Mondsee Abbey, in today’s Upper Austria. Then, in the early 11th century, a Benedictine monk named Notker Labeo translated the several texts, including the Psalter, or Pslams, into Old High German. From the 11th century on, a number of partial and complete Bible translations occurred into various spoken European languages.

August 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Maturity is more than years

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

August 20, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Open my eyes to the beauty

In Psalm 119:18, David says, "Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law."

August 19, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Seeing physically and spiritually

I recently had eye surgery. Actually I first had it nine years ago.

August 18, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Heaven is an eternal inheritance

An inheritance is something most people are familiar with, they have received something from a loved one who has died.

August 17, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Grammy Award-winning artist Lecrae offers prayers, hope for youths battling cancer

Grammy Award-winning artist Lecrae and singer Tori Kelly recently released a music video of “I’ll Find You,” a single written in support of youths and loved ones fighting cancer. Lecrae, a Christian hip-hop recording artist, often refers to God in the lyrics while encouraging those afflicted with the disease to hold on.

August 16, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


'Take me when I'm gone to Forest Lawn'

When I was a lad, our family made just one trip to California. It was in the early 1960s. We drove down to see the freshly minted 8th Wonder of the World: Disneyland.

August 15, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


No need to worry, just pray

When we think about all the things that are going on in our world today, we have a tendency to worry. We wonder what our world is coming to.

August 14, 2017 | By Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


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We should be thankful for all the blessings we receive

"O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his ...

November 06, 2017 | By Bishop Fredrick Heath Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'The price of mortality'

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

November 05, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The Light Divine in the life of Rumi

If you’ve never heard of a fellow named Rumi, be patient. You will.

November 05, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Acting on our convictions

Recently, I spoke on lessons to be learned from the life of Harriet Tubman. She was an American abolitionists, humanitarian and a scout and spy ...

November 04, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


To know the source of truth

Some 2,000 years ago Pilate, as Jesus stood trial before him, asked this most significant question: "What is truth?" Pilate was responding to Jesus ...

November 03, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Learning from the past: Part 2

Last week we began looking at some lessons from Jeremiah chapter six. Jeremiah's listeners suffered from the sin of covetousness, from the least to ...

November 02, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Video: Why rituals still matter, 500 years after the Reformation fought against them

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 ...

November 01, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


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


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