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BYU assistant football coach is also Bishop Kaufusi

When he hears ward members voice uncertainty about their ability to serve in a church calling, he understands.

After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?

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For decades, evangelical leaders have touted “virginity pledges” as a way for teens and young adults to “save themselves for marriage.” But what happens after the wedding day? Read more »

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Farm owners fined for refusing to host a wedding — for a lesbian couple

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Christian farm owners in upstate New York who declined a lesbian couple’s request to hold a wedding ceremony on their property have been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay the women $1,500 each. Read more »

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What's new: 'The Peter Potential' invites readers to discover possibilities

Readers looking for encouragement to press forward in faith will find much to appreciate in “The Peter Potential.” It is a quiet and gracious book that has the potential to change hearts. Read more »

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Picturing history: Mound Grove Cemetery

Located on River Road in Independence, Missouri, the Mound Grove Cemetery is home to several sites of interest to students of the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

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How President Uchtdorf upended my apple cart

There will always be differences among people — different cultures, different countries, different colors, different character traits. But in the kingdom, you don’t define people by... Read more »

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What pressure from the Vatican is doing to American nuns

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Facing declining numbers and challenges from the Vatican, American nuns are reassessing their work on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church. Read more »

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Mormons on social media react to Elder Bednar's counsel, announcement

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week Tuesday. Read more »

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Elder Bednar invites Mormons to use social media to flood the earth with gospel messages

Elder David A. Bednar urged members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to use social media to flood the earth with gospel messages. Read more »

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10 Bible verses millennials can learn from

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The Bible isn't just a 3,000 piece of text. It's got inspiring messages for all millennials. Read more »

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Watch: Elder David A. Bednar speaks about the LDS Church and social media at Education Week

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will be the devotional speaker for Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 11:10 a.m. MDT. Read more »

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LDS Church announces new seminary graduation requirements

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New requirements for seminary graduation are meant to “elevate learning” and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship. Read more »

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SUU coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon but serves anyway

Southern Utah football coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon, yet he attends and serves in his Cedar City LDS ward each week. The coach has been investigating the LDS Church since he played at Ricks... Read more »

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Wright Words: 'Come, follow me' and don't forget the comma

A few weeks ago during personal scripture study, I highlighted a comma that I’ve read many times but never really seen. No doubt you’ve read it, too. In Luke 18, the Savior says:... Read more »

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Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. Read more »

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Nicholls State assistant football coach is also a Mormon bishop

Justin Anderson coaches the wide receivers and tight ends while also carrying the title of assistant head coach at Nicholls State. Anderson also serves as the LDS bishop of his Louisiana ward. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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8 reasons prayer is good for you

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Prayer isn't just about throwing words up at the sky and hoping something comes back. There are actually some serious benefits that could come your way. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Angel Moroni statues placed atop 2 LDS temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints added Angel Moroni statues to the Cordoba Argentina Temple and the Trujillo Peru Temple last week. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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End of an era: Huntsville bookshop closing, monastery not far behind

Community members rush to visit the bookshop and gift store at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville before it closes it's doors. With the dwindling number of monks, one Father said the... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Pope makes biggest gesture yet to China, eyes ties

Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday, saying he wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conqueror" but is... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Islamic State militants press female captives to marry, Yazidis say

Hundreds of Yazidi women who were captured by Islamic militants during their sweep through the town of Sinjar are being incarcerated at scattered locations across northern Iraq in what increasingly looks like a deliberate attempt to... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland posts picture of missionary granddaughter's return on Facebook

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted two pictures on Facebook after his granddaughter returned from... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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New Harmony: Mustering a mustard seed of faith in others

There are two ways to read the expression “taken in.” One is positive. It refers to a poor wayfarer being “taken in” and given shelter. The other is not. There, being taken... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Pope makes strong, silent anti-abortion statement

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and that he'd rather emphasize other... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Elder Bednar to speak at Y. Campus Education Week

Elder David A. Bednar, of the Quorum of the Twelve, will be the devotional speaker during Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week, which will be Aug. 18-12. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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