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Let's be thankful for the rain

As I am writing this article, it has been raining cats and dogs (actually, I just saw a Siamese kitten and a poodle fall onto the lawn).

April 28, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Is this the place of Christ's baptism?

One of the most significant biblical sites in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is known as “al-Maghtas,” which, in Arabic, means “baptism,” or “immersion.” It sits on the eastern shore of the River Jordan, directly opposite an Israeli equivalent — only a few feet distant across the stream — that is known as “Qasr al-Yahud” (“the castle of the Jews”).

April 28, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Religion takes center stage during oral arguments on Trump's travel ban

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pressed lawyers for both sides to define the scope of presidential authority and the ramifications of President Donald Trump restricting travel from five Muslim-majority countries.

April 27, 2018 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


The roadblocks keeping Muslims from becoming activists for religious freedom

Ismail Royer's journey to a job researching and writing about religious freedom began in a U.S. prison. He had pled guilty to weapons charges after being linked to a militant group in Pakistan.

April 27, 2018 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Those who doubt the Lord's coming, part 4

Peter, in his writing of 2 Peter, had warned the Christians of those who would doubt the second coming of the Lord, and who would try and belittle the Christians for their beliefs.

April 26, 2018 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Doing in order to become

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

April 22, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Be patient, let God's plan work

Just the other day, my wife and I were watching a rerun of a show called "Touched by an Angel."

April 21, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Find ways to honor the Lord

We all need a hobby of some kind. Mind you, hobbies can take over your life, and that's not a good idea.

April 20, 2018 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Choosing serenity over stimulation

In Oakland, California, talk of higher education begins with Berkeley — the University of California at Berkeley. For decades the school has been a hotbed of social conscience and progressive ideals.

April 20, 2018 | Jerry Earl Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Why welcoming people with disabilities helps everyone in the church

The Rev. Eric Pridmore offers many excuses for churches that have responded poorly to his blindness.

April 20, 2018 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Those who doubt the Lord's coming, part 2

God is not slack when it comes to his promises, rather he is long suffering.

April 19, 2018 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


More people than just Winston Churchill are glow worms

At one point in his lengthy public and political life, Winston Churchill penned a note to a friend, “We are all worms but I do believe that I am a glow worm” (see it online at the National Churchill Museum website at nationalchurchillmuseum.org).

April 17, 2018 | Kristine Frederickson Deseret News | Faith


Where Jews, Muslims have lived in relative harmony

To people pondering with dismay the situation in today’s Middle East, it may seem strange that less than a century ago Jews and Muslims frequently lived together in relative harmony. But the Jews of Morocco, with a 2,000 year presence in the region, provide a classic example.

April 15, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Always know God is consistent

This week, once again, this country has seen a pattern of inconsistent weather. Much of the country went from an average of 15-20 degrees below normal to that same amount above normal.

April 14, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Take pride in sharing your faith

I suppose it is technically spring, but it seems as if the weather has been rather strange in the last couple of weeks. Warm, cold, warm again – and that's just in the afternoon.

April 13, 2018 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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One call worth picking up for

As I was sitting at my desk, my cell phone rang. I looked down to see the number and it was definitely a telemarketer, so ...

May 19, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Truth is important

Have you ever heard the phrase, "ministerially speaking?" It refers to the tendency that some preachers have of, shall we say, exaggerating just a bit?

May 18, 2018 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Follow Jesus' way, care for others

On one occasion, the Lord was asked the following question: "Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt ...

May 17, 2018 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Iowa couple becomes parents to 100th foster child

Deb Schuring and her husband, Mike, from Pella, Iowa, are currently fostering their 100th baby, the Des Moines Register reported.

May 16, 2018 | Jenna Alton Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'Go home and love your family'

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

May 15, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Two lost dogs rescued near a lava vent in Hawaii

Two lost dogs in Puna, Hawaii, were rescued after being stuck between a cooled lava flow and a fence line Sunday morning, “Hawaii News Now ...

May 15, 2018 | Jenna Alton Deseret News | Faith


Women donate their breast milk to help cancer survivor feed baby girl

Jennifer Campisano was diagnosed with breast cancer when her baby boy, Quinn, was just 5 months old, "Today" reported.

May 15, 2018 | Jenna Alton Deseret News | Faith


Trust in the promise

When you give a promise to someone, you are saying that you will or will not do what you said.

May 14, 2018 | By Pastor Terrell Frazier Columnist | Faith


Finding God is not hard

Recently, I took my power sprayer out of the shed so I could use it to do some spring cleaning.

May 12, 2018 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Relics of the crucifixion

From Neolithic times, if not earlier, humans have buried revered ancestors and leaders in monumental tombs that could serve as sites for pilgrimage. In part ...

May 11, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


God keeps his word

Mother's Day is upon us. Sunday we will celebrate motherhood all across this great country.

May 11, 2018 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Virginia third-grader without hands wins national award for cursive writing

Nine-year-old Anaya Ellick was born without hands — but that didn’t stop her from winning a national award for her cursive writing, WVEC reported.

May 11, 2018 | Jenna Alton Deseret News | Faith


Adopted Air Force officer tells Washington Post how he found his Japanese birth mother

After a heart attack nearly took his life, Air Force Col. Bruce Hollywood decided it was time to find the Japanese woman who gave him ...

May 11, 2018 | Trent Toone Deseret News | Faith


Good mothers are in the Bible

Everyone wants a good mother, and most mothers want to be the best mother possible. Good mothers are needed today. The poet William Ross Wallace ...

May 10, 2018 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Texas eighth-grader creates website to match people with adoptable dogs

What size home do you have? Do you have any children? How large is your backyard?

May 10, 2018 | Jenna Alton Deseret News | Faith


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