Recent Articles by David Ward
Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 11:31 am MDT
Homemade meals can provide greater control over ingredients — an important consideration given that one-third of U.S. children are obese or at risk of obesity. But the question inevitably arises, “W...
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
In a conversation with the Deseret News, as in her recent book, "Pound Foolish," Helaine Olen wastes little time going after the likes of finance gurus Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman.
Published: Sunday, April 21, 2013 1:36 pm MDT
In anticipation of Earth Day, religious and environmental leaders gathered at the University of Utah Law School's 18th Stegner Symposium to discuss environmental theology and the ways religion is returning to e...
Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 8:13 pm MDT
Hundreds of evangelical pastors gathered in Washington to pray and lobby for immigration reform Wednesday. Their actions come on the heels of a new poll indicating that evangelicals, at large, are far less unit...
Published: Friday, April 12, 2013 2:57 pm MDT
Interfaith marriages comprised 45 percent of U.S. marriages in the last decade. But the belief that "love will conquer all" often dissolves as children arrive and unanticipated life events cause spouses to reco...
Published: Friday, March 29, 2013 3:34 pm MDT
After a lengthy battle, a U.S. District Judge ruled against a Dallas city ordinance that required faith-based and other charitable institutions to meet nearly a dozen requirements before feeding the homeless.
Published: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:37 pm MDT
In late March 1913, the most prominent African-American of his generation, Booker T. Washington, traveled cross-country to, in his words, “get right into the midst of the Mormons to see what kind of peopl...
Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:54 pm MDT
Florida Atlantic University student Ryan Rotela was told not to return to class after reporting a religiously offensive classroom exercise to one of the school's associate deans.
Published: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:30 pm MST
Even a flagging economy can't stop risk-taking entrepreneurs from chasing their dreams. As evidence, here are a six products that beg the question, "Supply or demand?"
Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 2:05 pm MST
Actress Roma Downey of “Touched by an Angel” fame and her husband Mark Burnett, producer of “Survivor” and other popular television shows, penned an op-ed in today’s Wall Street Jo...