Home » Archives by category » Religion

Memo to young Mormons: Vaping is not OK, says LDS Church

Memo to young Mormons: Vaping is not OK, says LDS Church

Jana Riessjanariess, Religion News A couple of years ago I had an interesting conversation with a full-time seminary teacher in Utah who told me that a number of his otherwise faithful students had taken up vaping with e-cigarettes. Since I was researching how young adults are (or are not) keeping the standards of the Word […]

Why we must deflect and debunk hate speech

Why we must deflect and debunk hate speech

People gather at makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton) Georgette Bennett, Religion News (RNS) — Until the deadly shootings over the weekend, national headlines had been dominated by attacks denigrating the vibrant and diverse city of Baltimore. […]

Holocaust Survivor to share story at Mountains Branch Library

Holocaust Survivor to share story at Mountains Branch Library

Please join Dr. Ziffer and his wife, Gail, at Mountains Branch Library on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Ziffer is a Holocaust Survivor and will share his personal story. He will give his personal account of the Nazi invasion, the first day of WW II, concentration camps, and forced labor. He will […]