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Why I adopted a fourth-grade class



On Tuesdays at noon, I park in a visitor’s spot at Orchard View Elementary School in Winchester, Virginia. After being buzzed in the front door, I stop at the office, sign in and get my sticky, oversized nametag.

January 06, 2016 | Jason Wright Deseret News | Faith


The five most popular Bible verses in 2015

The Bible continued to be a source of comfort and strength for believers in 2015, with over 160 million people visiting Bible Gateway to look up verses and search keywords.

January 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


This toy fighter jet mistakenly plays a Muslim prayer instead of jet sounds

Not everyone had a merry Christmas, at least in terms of the gifts their family members received.

January 05, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Prince William discusses how fatherhood has affected him

In a television special that will air tonight on ITV, a network in the United Kingdom, Prince William speaks candidly of how fatherhood has changed him.

January 05, 2016 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


The right way to make a religious New Year's resolution

Joe Carter loves New Year's resolutions, even if he's terrible at them. Every January 1, he launches a plan to be a better version of himself, whether by ditching bad habits or developing new ones.

January 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why many Americans fear Islam and what Muslims can do about it

Ken Chitwood grew up in Los Angeles surrounded by religious diversity. His high school social crowd included Jews, evangelical Christians, Mormons and Muslims.

January 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Queen Elizabeth II speaks about Jesus Christ in Christmas message

The British monarchy recently released a video of Queen Elizabeth II’s Christmas speech. The Telegraph posted the video on Facebook, calling it “one of her most overtly religious addresses to the nation in recent years,” and it has been viewed more than 2.7 million times.

January 04, 2016 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Are religious families happier families?

Religions play a role in the lives of people all over the world. Besides the beliefs, customs and way of life that comes with adhering to a religion, it seems that it can also have a positive effect on marriages and families.

January 03, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


11 quotes to encourage you to let go and enjoy life

In the hustle and bustle of everyday, days can run together and become bland. Then, when you least expect it, years have passed, and all you have is regrets. Life is meant to be enjoyed. Even during the hardest of trials, there is always something positive that you can hold on to.

January 03, 2016 | Jessica Blain FamilyShare | Faith


Book review: Historical romance ‘Doing No Harm’ features finding love while helping Scottish refugee

"DOING NO HARM," by Carla Kelly, Sweetwater Books, $8.99, 318 pages (f)

January 03, 2016 | Elizabeth Reid Deseret News | Faith


Kwanzaa — a holiday for all?

Just one day after Christmas captured the hearts of Christians, children and consumers everywhere, another holiday started.

December 31, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


4 ways to KNOW God loves you

When life isn’t going the way we would like, sometimes we wonder, “Does God care? Does he love me?”

December 30, 2015 | Alyssa White FamilyShare | Faith


The unexpected voices of faith that took center stage in 2015

Every year during the holiday season, my childhood church dedicated one Sunday to a children's program. My friends and I would fill the platform at the front of the sanctuary, being careful not to crush the wings of kids dressed as angels or get poked by the shepherds' staffs.

December 30, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How personal stories make us better people — and the world a better place

Sometimes well-meaning efforts to help can have the opposite effect.

December 30, 2015 | Allison Pond Deseret News | Faith


You can't afford not to save for retirement and other financial lessons of 2015

Most parents can't help themselves from dispensing sage advice to their children. At best, it's an attempt to help their offspring experience the success or avoid the misery of their missteps. At worst, parents want to relive an ideal through their children.

December 30, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith


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Obama's take on 3 key debates about Muslims in America

In his first appearance at a U.S. mosque, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to refute “inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from ...

February 06, 2016 | Allison Pond Deseret News | Faith


4 in 10 American families don’t worship or pray together

Worshipping together may not be a family activity.

January 28, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


15 states that likely love the Bible more than you do

Religion is an important aspect of people’s lives. In fact, more than half of the country says religion is “very important” to them. Christians ...

January 28, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


More Americans than ever before report feeling spiritual

Americans may be stepping away from religion, but their interest in spirituality is way up.

January 27, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


How Donald Trump courts evangelical Christian voters

Donald Trump spoke at Christian and conservative Liberty University last week, continuing his efforts to earn the support of America's evangelical Christian community.

January 27, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Lindsey Stirling's new book makes New York Times' best-seller list

Lindsey Stirling’s new book, “The Only Pirate at the Party," claimed the 10th spot on the Jan. 31 New York Times' hardcover nonfiction best-seller ...

January 26, 2016 | Lindsey Williams Deseret News | Faith


The reason Christians need Muslim friends

It’s easy to fear what’s different from us.

January 25, 2016 | Kayla Lemmon FamilyShare | Faith


EPA enlists faith groups in quest to reduce food waste

The Environmental Protection Agency wants to put faith communities — and their canned-food drives, potlucks and volunteer teams — to work to save the environment.

January 24, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Oscar-nominated animated short features Hindu boy learning about his faith

An animated short telling the story of one boy's faith received an Oscar nomination for animated short film on Thursday, earning a share ...

January 21, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: Finding hope in religious conflict around the world

When religious freedom activists survey the global religious landscape, they find many reasons to be pessimistic. People of faith are under attack from ISIS, Boko ...

January 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How Muslim millennials really feel about their religion, in one infographic

Last Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke about how many Americans, including those who are running for president in the 2016 election, are speaking negatively about ...

January 19, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The extreme cost of kosher

It costs a little bit extra to live a kosher lifestyle and eat foods that abide by the Jewish dietary law.

January 19, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


National Association of Evangelicals to explore what it's like to live on a pastor's salary

The National Association of Evangelicals, which represents more than 45,000 local evangelical Christian churches, wants to help faith leaders make wise financial choices.

January 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How faith leaders responded to Obama's seventh state of the union address

Faith leaders, like politicians and people in the nonprofit sector, critiqued President Barack Obama's final State of the Union speech Tuesday night, noting his ...

January 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Leading fashion designer targets latest product at Muslim women

Luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana announced this week that it will begin selling designer head coverings for Muslim women, capitalizing on a growing global market.

January 17, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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