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"Render to all what is due them; tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor." - Romans 13: 7

October 31, 2016 | By Pastor Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


Does God really love sinners?

The question "why would God still love me after the mistakes I have made?" might be one of the most difficult questions every person asks themselves.

October 31, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


5 reasons why God isn't answering your prayers

Prayer is powerful and deeply personal. It’s you talking with God about what matters most to you. Even though you don't feel it at times, God is listening. He loves you. Here are a few reasons why God isn’t answering your prayers:

October 31, 2016 | Gary and Joy Lundberg FamilyShare | Faith


This Georgia pastor declined to hand his sermons to the state, and more than 25K people support him

More than 25,000 people have signed an online petition condemning Georgia state officials for asking a minister to hand over his sermons to the state, according to the Christian Post.

October 31, 2016 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Faith


11 ways to stop comparing yourself to other people

"Comparison is the thief of joy" -Franklin Roosevelt

October 31, 2016 | Kelsey Robertson FamilyShare | Faith


As search efforts for Annie Schmidt conclude, family expresses gratitude, faith

Jon Schmidt, pianist and member of The Piano Guys, has called for an end to the search for his missing 21-year-old daughter, Annie.

October 27, 2016 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Faith and fitness: Why a workout has become a reason to go to church

People searching for a new church look for a variety of positive characteristics. They want high-quality sermons, a warm welcome and a convenient location, among other things, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey.

October 25, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to find answers to life's greatest questions

No matter how much schooling we have, not all of our questions will receive answers. There are some questions we just don’t know the answer to, and others may take many years to be answered. There is, however, a way to find the answers to life’s greatest questions. The simple method is to ask. In seeking knowledge and the answers to your questions, follow these seven steps and you will be well on your way to uncovering the secrets of the universe.

October 25, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Faith


Sunbury Missionary Baptist celebrates 150 years

The historic Sunbury Missionary Baptist Church, 512 Trade Hill Road, Midway celebrated its 150th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 16.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Look where he brought us from

"And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: Knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly." - Romans 5:3-6

October 24, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


How a Christian comedian is upending stereotypes about Muslims

Christian comedian Jeremy McLellan, from Charleston, South Carolina has struck a chord with Muslims all over the world but particularly in North America. He has over 100,000 followers on Facebook, and about half are from the United States.

October 24, 2016 | Samar Warsi Deseret News | Faith


20 facts that will make you grateful for your life

People often take the small things in life for granted. Small instances like being able to take a clean shower or being free of illness. How often do we stop thinking only about ourselves and take time to consider those who have dedicate their whole day to have the things we take for granted?

October 24, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Faith


Sometimes you get what you ask for

James chapter 4 reminds us as to why sometimes we don't receive things from God.

October 22, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The season to be truly content

Can you believe it? It's only 66 days until Christmas! What? Am I jumping the gun? Have you been in a store lately? The kids have not yet gone Trick or Treating. Thanksgiving is still more than a month away. And the Christmas decorations are making their annual appearance.

October 21, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Christians are to be different in the world

In today's world man is getting farther and farther away from the teachings in God's word. As this is happening what should be the main goal of every life, preparing for eternity, becomes more obscure. If one has the desire to live eternity with God in heaven they must search for and follow the steps of Jesus as they travel through this world. "For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps" (1 Peter 2:21).

October 20, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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Federal judge blocks Obamacare's protections for transgender patients

Three weeks before President Barack Obama leaves office, a federal judge dealt yet another blow to the president's signature policy, siding with religiously affiliated ...

January 09, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Maintain the giving spirit

It seems like during every Christmas season the average person possesses a spirit of giving.

January 07, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


What 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' teaches about the danger of judging

"Fantasic Beasts and Where to Find Them" the prequel movie to the Harry Potter series — begins innocently enough, with wizard genius Newt Scamander stepping off ...

January 07, 2017 | Danielle Tumminio Deseret News | Faith


Moroccan saints and their shrines

A nearly universal characteristic of religion is pilgrimage to tombs of holy men and women. Jews have venerated Abraham’s tomb for nearly 4,000 ...

January 07, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


God must be the power source

I had not driven my truck since nearly a week before Christmas. First I had surgery and was not allowed to drive, and then we ...

January 06, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Relevance of God's word part 3

We have been discussing of the relevancy of God's word. We saw how that sin is still a problem in our world just as ...

January 05, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Living on the next level

Today's Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17(NIV) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new ...

January 02, 2017 | By Pastor Katrina Deason Columnist | Faith


Say hello to 'A New New Testament'

I recall a cartoon picturing two ancient shepherds walking along together.

January 02, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


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