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The Gosepl is the power of God

All who desire to be saved must obey God, by following his will "And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully" (2 Timothy 2:5).

April 06, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Yell 'Do it, God'

"For with God nothing shall be impossible."

April 03, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Look for the light

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

April 02, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Our senses show a creative God

In the first chapter of the book of Romans, we are told that mankind is without excuse as it pertains to a belief in God since he can be seen in his creation.

April 01, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Why are there so few Muslim terrorists?

Charles Kurzman, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has carved out an important scholarly niche for himself. His 1998 Oxford anthology “Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook,” for example, represents a fundamental resource on the little-known (and often studiously ignored) tradition in modern Muslim thought advocating democracy and tolerance. On Kurzman’s website at kurzman.unc.edu, he compiled “Islamic Statements Against Terrorism,” which is a reassuringly large number of such statements from Muslim leaders worldwide.

April 01, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Put God, church before yourself

I recently finished a book I've had on my shelf for five years. I bought it knowing I could learn from it, but the content and length had frightened me away. The book is Spurgeon's Sermons on Prayer. The author was pastor of London's New Park Street Chapel for almost 40 years in the late1800s.

March 31, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Take care of God's blessings

Children are blessings from God. Sometimes they may come unexpected, sometimes they are trouble, but they are still precious.

March 30, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What counts as a church? Supreme Court pension case asks important question

A Supreme Court case about retirement benefits could hold surprising consequences for America's religious communities. In parsing the legal language, justices may need to redefine what counts as a church.

March 29, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Living a balanced life

On this blessed Sunday, I would like to share something the Lord placed on my heart that has been a tremendous blessing to our church, as well as my jurisdiction.

March 27, 2017 | By Pastor Larry S. Murray Columnist | Faith


Why religious freedom is important to both Dems and Republicans in Gorsuch hearings

Republicans and Democrats had competing motives for bringing up religious freedom during last week's confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch — conservative lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee did so to praise Gorsuch, while those on the left looked for opportunities to trip him up.

March 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How to raise a compassionate child

We all want to raise children who show compassion and kindness to others, but sometimes we expect too much, too soon. It’s natural that very young children focus on themselves. They just aren’t developmentally ready to understand how others feel. This will come with time though, and as parents, there are a few ways we can really help.

March 26, 2017 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A choice we make

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

March 26, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Deny yourself not just during Lent

During the season of Lent, the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter, many people choose to deny themselves of something that they enjoy.

March 25, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Battling for the title of Tiniest Church in America

This past week I spent way too much time online trying to track down the tiniest church in the country. America has dozens that claim to be the smallest house of worship in the land.

March 25, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Depend on the one who can help

March Madness is in full swing. Today begins "The Sweet Sixteen." That means that the final 16 teams in the NCAA basketball tournament are playing in order to narrow the field to eight. By Sunday night we will have our "Final Four."

March 24, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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Remember your fellow man

Caring for others should not be unusual for the child of God.

April 27, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Pope Francis just gave a surprise TED Talk, calls for a 'revolution'

You don’t get a lot of opportunities to hear Pope Francis speak.

April 27, 2017 | Herb Scribner News Division | Faith


U.S. religious freedom commission calls out Russia in its annual report

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan religious freedom commission on Wednesday slammed Russia for ongoing and egregious religious intolerance, adding the country to its list of "countries of ...

April 27, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


The Clean Cut: Goldberg machine tells endearing story with Japanese flair

Think Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), and dominoes, balls, bridges, and quirky knick-knacks are sure to come to mind. Ambitious inventors still compete today to create unique ...

April 26, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


When they knew God

Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart ...

April 24, 2017 | By Pastor Bernard Harper Sr. Columnist | Faith


Easter is over, now what?

On the first Easter day, after Jesus had arisen from the grave, he appeared to his disciples and John 21 tells us that "The disciples ...

April 22, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Worship for yourself and for others

Well, Easter is over. So now we move along with life, right?

April 21, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


4 simple ways to know if God is trying to talk to you through your dreams

Prayer helps us to convey to God all the positive, negative and challenging situations and feelings that arise in our lives. In fact, it’s ...

April 21, 2017 | Elizabeth González Torres FamilyShare | Faith


God's communication to man

God has always cared for his creation and has never left man to his own devices. God in the beginning spoke directly to man in ...

April 20, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How a Supreme Court case about tire chips relates to 19th-century religious discrimination

On its surface, the latest religious freedom case before the Supreme Court is about state-funded tire shreds. A religiously affiliated preschool, Trinity Lutheran Church Learning ...

April 20, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


What you need to know about the Supreme Court's latest religious liberty case

The most high-profile religious liberty case before the Supreme Court in 2017 doesn't have to do with birth control access, same-sex marriage or some ...

April 19, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


6 things God is trying to tell you when your heart is broken

There have been times in my life, and most likely in yours, when my heart felt so shattered I was genuinely surprised it kept beating.

April 18, 2017 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


How public figures' infidelity affects the people they serve

Scandal in the personal lives of politicians is always big news — even when the scandal is that a leader has gone to great lengths to ...

April 18, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Man cries at thought of going to Cub Scout pack meeting after surgery

One man’s feelings about Cub Scout pack meeting were revealed after coming off medication following knee surgery.

April 16, 2017 | Brooke Facer Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Set free

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

April 16, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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