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Surplus good deeds and Martin Luther's rebellion

Editor's note: This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and this is one in a series of columns to describe the origins, nature and impact of the events and personalities of the Reformation.

June 24, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Game review: Flatline simulates hospital ER with cooperative dice rolling

Flatline by Renegade Games is a cooperative dice game that simulates working together in an emergency room situation aboard a spaceship. The intense dice rolling, time limits and risk of life and death make this an exciting and fast-moving game.

June 21, 2017 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Faith


Ministry allows Christians to worship in the wild of national, state parks

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah — The short, black cross is almost an afterthought, wheeled out of a supply closet moments before introductions begin. Its arrival wraps up 20 minutes of guitar practice and nervous chatter, all part of prepping for a weekly worship service.

June 20, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


27 lessons learned from being 27

Recently, I turned 28 years old. This is somewhat of a freaky experience for someone who still feels like they should be 12. But I’m grateful for birthdays because they always allow an opportunity for introspection and reflection.

June 20, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


'Look good, feel good, do good': DIY refashion blogger Sarah Tyau on motherhood, dreams, faith

Sarah Tyau sat behind the steering wheel of her car, angry at God. It was just past 4 on a Thursday afternoon, and after dropping off her daughter for a piano lesson, she wished for perhaps the thousandth time that she could live a simple life.

June 20, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A father's legacy

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

June 17, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


How clergy can help congregants make peace with death

Confronting sickness and death is part of a faith leader's job description. Members of the clergy sit with congregants during chemotherapy treatments and pray with them in the midst of pain.

June 17, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Democrats and Republicans unite in prayer after Alexandria shooting

A shooting on Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, has brought a flood of prayers from politicians and communities who are united in faith following the attack.

June 16, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Woman glorifies God following deadly shark attack

The brutal shark attack that took Tiffany Johnson’s right arm has given her an unshakeable testimony in God. Without his help, she wouldn’t be here today, she told WBTV.

June 15, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


'A comedic force': Author Kristen Tracy puts a positive spin on twin tragedies

Kristen Tracy stops and stares as a sudden shower douses a zebra, savanna grasses swaying beneath the western Michigan wind. Today is her birthday, and after long nights spent studying sonnets and rhyme schemes in her doctoral studies, her sleep-deprived body aches to be still and simply watch for a while.

June 13, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Little pieces of happiness

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

June 12, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


How reading the Bible changed in the early 16th century during the Reformation

Editor's note: This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and this is one in a series of columns to describe the origins, nature and impact of the events and personalities of the Reformation.

June 11, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Music and Spoken Word: Together we are strong

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

June 04, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Do U.S. efforts to help persecuted Christians around the world help or hurt?

Christians are the most persecuted faith group in the world today, targeted by Islamic terror groups like Boko Haram and ISIS, as well as secular governments and even competing Christian sects.

June 03, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Family tells Washington Post how faith in God's plan helps them battle genetic disease

Butterfly babies, reported the Washington Post, is a name for infants born with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare skin disease that makes “skin break and peel at the slightest touch, like a butterfly’s wings.” One in 20,000 people are afflicted with EB, or “200 American babies a year,” the Washington Post said in its article.

June 02, 2017 | Danielle Christensen Deseret News | Faith


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Attorney general alludes to new religious freedom guidelines in private speech

It's been nearly three months since President Donald Trump issued his executive order on religious freedom and faced criticism from some religious conservatives for ...

July 24, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Bring them in

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

July 22, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Is there a religious way to get angry?

The Rev. Elaine Ellis Thomas spent a recent Saturday singing, chanting and marching through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, with several hundred of her neighbors ...

July 20, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Why God hasn't healed you (yet)

I was on a church mission trip in Guatemala when I got sick. Most of us thought it had to do something to do with ...

July 17, 2017 | Emily Brady FamilyShare | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: The myth of fairness

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

July 17, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Two new coffee studies spark questions: Here's what you need to know

Two studies published by the Annals of Internal Medicine this week suggest that coffee consumption has been “associated with reduced risk for death.”

July 15, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Support for churches holds steady, but partisan divides persist

Six in 10 Americans (59 percent) say churches and religious organizations have a positive effect on the way things are going in the country, but ...

July 13, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


How faith groups help expose the 'hidden figure of crime'

Bomb threats have been known to empty entire office buildings, shut down schools or bring dozens of police officers to a scene. But in some ...

July 13, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Unplugging and plugging in

I was slow to the smartphone party. My phone had always been for conversation and an occasional text. Then I got my first iPhone, and ...

July 12, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


A baby dies in the delivery room, ten months later the same doctor breaks down crying when he witnes

A hug expresses feelings that can’t be said out loud. This photo of a hug between a doctor and new dad went viral because ...

July 12, 2017 | Fernanda Gonzalez Casafús FamilyShare | Faith


The rise (and fall?) of religious liberty

This week, as we celebrate our independence and liberties, it’s worth reflecting on one of the fundamental questions of freedom facing our country — contemporary ...

July 08, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


New startup challenge combines a Silicon Valley mindset with Catholic social teachings

Pope Francis has a notable new ally in his efforts to protect the environment: a team of investors mixing a Silicon Valley mindset with concern ...

July 08, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Moments in nature

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

July 08, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The American moms: Lessons I hope my children remember when they see the American flag

"And this be our motto — 'In God is our trust!'"

July 05, 2017 | Andrea Reeve Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: A team of individual citizens

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

July 04, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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