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Comer: Having a better perspective is a choice that we all can make

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the convenience store getting a fountain drink and was struggling to get the lid to fit on the cup. I couldn’t figure out why it wasn’t fitting and was starting to feel annoyed. There was a guy behind me, clearly waiting for me to get this lid situation ...

Comer: NHL player shows public commitment to faith

Faith and sports intersect in so many situations, and the last couple of weeks have provided yet another example. Ivan Provorov, a member of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, was in the news because he wouldn’t wear a pride jersey on the Flyers’ Pride Night. He said he ...

Comer: Church attendance: An opportunity to recharge yourself and others

One of my favorite shows is “Everybody Loves Raymond.” I like it for the obvious reason, because of the humor, but also because every now and then there’s an episode of a little more seriousness that makes me think. One episode that sticks in my mind is of Ray, the lead character, and a ...

Comer: Choosing to rely on God, and not just in desperation

Last week, I wrote about the sudden realization of the power of prayer following the injury to the Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin. Those who prayed had great cause to celebrate this week as it was reported that Hamlin had been allowed to return home, less than two weeks after suffering cardiac ...

Comer: Realization of the power of prayer on display following Hamlin injury

On Tuesday afternoon I was helping to put together a Pokemon Lego toy for my 8-year-old son. I had the TV going, which was on ESPN at the time, but I was so immersed in the project that I was barely paying attention. Then I heard one of the NFL analysts on the program, former quarterback Dan ...

LDS Church comes out in support of same-sex marriage law

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Tuesday it would back proposed federal legislation to safeguard same-sex marriages, marking the latest show of support for the measure from conservative-leaning groups. The nearly 17-million member, Utah-based faith ...

Brigham Young Family Cemetery in SLC rededicated after renovation

Just a block east of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young's family had a wonderful strawberry patch. That bit of land became to burial spot for the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Governor of the Utah ...

Morgan County worshippers prepare for closure, sale of century-old church

PETERSON — A shrinking and ever-aging congregation over the last decade has made selling a 93-year-old Morgan County church a necessity. Members of Morgan Valley Christian Church are preparing to say goodbye to their place of worship with an open house at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Pastor Fred ...

LDS Church discloses March computer breach affecting member data

On Thursday, after several months of church and government investigation, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revealed it had been involved in an extensive data breach in March. A church statement noted that, “In late March 2022, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ...