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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


'War Room' draws battle lines with Satan and secularism

Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. So it comes as no surprise that the Christian movie “War Room” was able to win over just 36 percent of reviewers on the Rotten Tomatoes website as of Friday afternoon.

October 11, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Learning, rising from our failures

I hate to admit it, but last week I forgot to do something that most would consider elementary.

October 10, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The Lord is like water

Two-thirds of Earth's surface is water. The human body is made up of between 50 percent to 65 percent water. Without water, we cannot survive.

October 09, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


What happens when I die? (part 2)

In the New Testament, we read of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16). The rich man told of his pain, he knew Lazarus, he remembered his brothers. How much time had passed since the rich man and Lazarus died is not known, but they were conscious and aware of the circumstances they were in and how it was on Earth.

October 08, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


'Blessing of the Animals' services celebrate the furriest faithful

In churches across the country last weekend, religious leaders blessed furry friends alongside people of faith.

October 08, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lindsey Stirling and Lexi Walker perform 'Prayer of the Children,' raise awareness for child slavery

Child sex trafficking is a gritty topic, but it's also a lucrative crime impacting more than 2 million children.

October 08, 2015 | Alex E. Johnson Deseret News | Faith


Oklahoma just removed a Ten Commandments statue from the state capitol, despite the lessons people c

A monument of the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds Monday night, after judges ruled that the statue violated state and federal “provisions against government support of a religion,” Reuters reported.

October 08, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: The spiritual revolution taking place away from church pews

Americans' search for the divine is alive and well, although it looks different than it has in the past, according to Diana Butler Bass, a prominent commentator on religion and culture, and author of nine books about American Christianity.

October 06, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Awake to righteousness through God

"Awake to righteousness and do not sin, for some do not have the knowledge of God." - 1 Corinthians 15:34

October 05, 2015 | By Pastor Israel Aaron Cowart Columnist | Faith


The religious groups with the most available scholarship money

Your religion could help you earn money for college, depending on which religious group you associate with.

October 03, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Does the environment have a right to be protected? Pope Francis thinks so

In his speech to world leaders at the U.N. last week, Pope Francis made his boldest claim yet about the environment, detailing the earth's God-given right to be dealt with responsibly.

October 03, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


You get what you pay (pray) for

Through personal experience I have learned that, for the most part, you get what you pay for.

October 03, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Place your trust in the one Father

My son is coming to visit this weekend! We talk often, but we live almost four hours apart. When we visit him, or he visits us, it's a big deal. He will be attending the wedding of a friend on Saturday, but we will have plenty of time to spend together.

October 02, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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Church marks AME founding

The Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate the founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America at 10 a.m. Sunday.

February 07, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: The lessons of the mismatched shoes

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

February 05, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Be committed, minister his word

Ephesians 4: 11-12 says, "So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of ...

February 03, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Father Serra and the California missions

The oldest historic buildings along the Pacific shore of the United States are the 21 (mostly 18th-century) California missions. Established as remote colonial outposts of ...

February 03, 2018 | Daniel Peterson Deseret News | Faith


Do good just as Jesus did

Well, I should have known it would happen. But still, it caught me off guard.

February 02, 2018 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


What makes honest friendship in a world of social media?

Being honest is hard, but being honest about important things is the hardest. I’m not talking about the once every six months bare your ...

February 01, 2018 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


Be pleasing to God, accept his love

John recorded, "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have ...

February 01, 2018 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Trump's statements on faith and family elicit praise and criticism

President Donald Trump heralded the strength of American families and faith communities during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, presenting shared moral values ...

February 01, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News special workflow | Faith


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