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This '90s comedy star credits God for saving him from suicide, depression and drugs

Few comedians could get much more popular than Kel Mitchell did in the 1990s.

November 09, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

From broken to mended through Jesus

There seems to be a global pandemic we are facing more and more every day. It is taking more lives that any natural disaster or disease.

November 09, 2015 | By Pastor Robert Norwood Columnist | Faith

Invisible wounds: How faith communities can do more to help veterans heal

When Richard Robinson sought treatment for post-traumatic stress in 2007, he was told at first that he couldn't have PTSD because he was never in a combat unit. Robinson, an Army veteran who served in the aftermath of the Gulf War, had been a mechanic on a medical evacuation aircraft retrieving bodies — many of them civilians.

November 08, 2015 | Allison Pond Deseret News | Faith

God of judgment is also of love and mercy

I have been reading the Old Testament prophets and have been seeing a common theme.

November 07, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

None of us is as good as we actually could be

This past Saturday I spent the majority of the morning pressure-washing my home. Between the dirt and the mildew that are inevitable in this part of the world, it was badly needed.

November 06, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith

This lesson about relationships will change the way you watch Disney movies

Can Disney ruin your relationship?

November 06, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Heaven awaits with well deserved rewards, rest

"Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was the Gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it. For we which have believed do enter into rest … There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. Let us labor therefore to ...

November 05, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

Who is being left out of religious research?

A growing number of Americans do not affiliate with a faith community, but among those who do, belief in God is constant and the number of people who say religion is very important to them is increasing, according to a new survey released Tuesday by Pew Research Center.

November 04, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

What I learned in the aftermath of a stolen Christmas Jar

I have no idea where the time went.

November 03, 2015 | Jason Wright Deseret News | Faith

Twenty percent of church-goers no longer attend church after a divorce, research says

How Christian churches respond to divorce in their congregations has been top-of-mind among religious leaders and believers as the Roman Catholic Church decides whether to change its practice of banning divorced and remarried members from participating in Communion.

November 03, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith

Renewing the church in challenging time

"And when Asa heard these words and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominable idols out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from mount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the Lord that was before the porch of the Lord." - 2 Chronicles 15:8

November 02, 2015 | By Pastor Dr. Larry Murray Columnist | Faith

What the Harry Potter series teaches us about Christian faith

In 2008, 100 Yale students lined up to apply for the new course I was offering on the Harry Potter series and Christian theology, many standing outside in subfreezing temperatures because there wasn’t enough space in the classroom.

November 01, 2015 | Danielle Tumminio Deseret News | Faith

Send us your broken for healing, love

I have been a pastor going on 37 years, and I have to admit that it is much easier work to minister to those who seem to have it together in the spiritual realm - meaning those who are committed to following Jesus Christ and having their lives transformed, with the Christian disciplines a regular part of their lives.

October 31, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Literally count your blessings

You probably don't want to hear this, but I must offer you a warning: By next week, you will hear Christmas music, and there will be decorations all over the place.

October 30, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith

Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so

Most people don't totally understand the depth of God's love.

October 29, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

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Articles by Section - Faith

Be thankful to God, bless his name

We hear the expression "God Bless America" or "God bless you" often and that's good but it's time for America and us, as ...

November 30, 2015 | By Pastor Richard Williams Jr. Columnist | Faith

The most grateful religions in America, in one chart

Most religious believers tend to be grateful every week, according to the Pew Research Center, which published a chart last Tuesday that showed the percentage ...

November 30, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

‘In everything give thanks’

"Give thanks in everything, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." Those were the words Paul wrote to the church in ...

November 26, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

Thanking God for what’s most important

This weekend is Thanksgiving weekend; a time when we are reminded of so many things to be thankful for.

November 26, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Look closely at your inner man

Each person needs to look at the inner man. Each person must take a close look to determine where one stands spiritually.

November 26, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

Savannah Waycross AME District sets symposium

Each year, the Savannah Waycross District of the Georgia Annual Conference in the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church gathers for the ...

November 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Faith

Faith groups react to efforts to keep Syrian refugees out of the U.S.

One day after more than two dozen governors announced they would bar Syrian refugees from living in their states, leaders from a variety of faith ...

November 25, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Religious scholar finds ancient New Testament papyrus on eBay for $99

You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100.

November 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Gifted musician pastors two churches, one of them in Groveland

The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr., an Evans County native, serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as Jerusalem Missionary Baptist ...

November 24, 2015 | By Edith Anderson In the Pulpit | Faith

5 tips for digitizing photos

There is nothing more heartbreaking for us than to talk to someone who has spent hours and dollars digitizing their photo collection, only to find ...

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor Deseret News | Faith

Contentment comes with knowing God

Twenty-four and a half years ago, my family began a 14-year adventure that was both exciting and frightening at the same time. My wife and ...

November 24, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

Give thanks every day, not just one day

The psalmist David wrote a whole lot about praising the Lord God.

November 24, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Learn to know the enemy and how he operates

Peter wrote, "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist steadfast ...

November 24, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

Fighting the "Word Thief" — Life Writing with Dementia

My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor FamilyShare | Faith

Churches should involve young adults

"Then he said to them, 'The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out ...

November 23, 2015 | By the Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith

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