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Jenny Evans: Why I make my kids go to church, and don't feel bad about it

I worry that, in the name of letting their kids choose, well-intentioned parents are giving their kids no choice.

Book review: 'Count It All Joy' shares tips, insights at finding peace amid challenges

With the help of gospel principles used as positive emotional tools to guide away from emotional pain, Sherrie Mills Johnson shares blueprint to help find happiness and peace in challenging times... Read more »

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Wright Words: Lowe’s manager doesn’t give a hoot how old you are

How a trip to a Lowe's in Woodstock, Virginia, taught father and son that every customer matters, every item is worth finding, and no one should give a hoot how old you are. Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Dirty Harry nailed it: 'A man's got to know his limitations'

People of faith produce an eye-popping amount of service and charitable funds for the world. Yet no matter how much we do, we feel ashamed we don't do more. Read more »

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Pacifica Institute Utah hosts 'Love is a Verb' screening for interfaith season

As part of Interfaith Month, Pacifica Institute Utah hosted a screening of "Love is a Verb," a documentary detailing the story of Fethullah Gulen and his inspiring life. Read more »

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LDS girl's imagination takes viewers of a new Comcast commercial on journey to 'Oz'

“Emily’s Oz,” a Comcast commercial that aired Feb. 22 during the 87th Academy Awards, has captured the hearts of people across the country. Read more »

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ValueSpeak: 'Be ye constant'

While it’s true there are times when we need to adapt, I’m thankful there are still people like my neighbor and friend David — not quite a saint … yet — who live lives... Read more »

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Remembering Leonard Nimoy's Jewish heritage

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Leanoard Nemoy, the beloved actor known most prominently for his role as Spock in the Star Trek television series and film franchise, drew much of his artistic inspiration from his Jewish upbringing. Read more »

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7 ways universities can begin to challenge anti-Semitism on campus

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I attended a university with many Jewish students. One year during Hanukkah, a student lit a menorah in his dorm room, left the menorah unattended, and accidentally set fire to his room. Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame in a surprise announcement prior to its concert for the American Choral Directors Association national... Read more »

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Gators, crawfish and snakes: The Loopholes of Lent

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Lent is supposed to be about self-discipline and repentance. But how hard is it really to eat lobster on Friday? Read more »

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LDS Church dedicates Deseret Mill and Pasta Plant in Kaysville

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The Church's massive Deseret Mill and Pasta Plant is dedicated by a member of the Presiding Bishopric. Read more »

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Jewish woman launches modest online marketplace for Mormons, others

Nava Brief-Fried is passionate about fashion and design, but most of all, she's passionate about helping women find modest clothing. That's why she created a modest marketplace for women around the... Read more »

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'More similar than different': Community members tour Utah churches on Interfaith Bus Tour

Community members got a glimpse of different faiths as they toured three houses of worship on Tuesday’s Interfaith Bus Tour, an event that is a part of Salt Lake City’s Interfaith Season. Read more »

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Elder Holland calls on Christians to unite to counter trends harming faith, family and religious freedom

Speaking at the 10th anniversary of the Fish Interfaith Center at Chapman University, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said Christian faiths can unite... Read more »

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: 'Faith, Family and Religious Freedom'

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"Faith, Family and Religious Freedom" was the title of a speech Elder Jeffrey R. Holland delivered at Chapman University Thursday evening, Feb. 26. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: Even in science, faith isn't optional

In a recent book, an internationally respected physicist argues that faith is an essential component not just of religion but of ordinary daily life and, for that matter, of physics. Read more »

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Activists: Islamic State group now holding 220 Christians in Syria

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The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220, activists said Thursday. Read more »

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3 ways relics and artifacts can help us find Jesus

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Why are we so fascinated with any historical artifact — relics, as some call them — associated with Jesus? Read more »

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Philanthropist forges ties with school through YSA bishop, missionary experiences

Leo and Annette Beus have made it possible for students to attend Arizona State University through scholarships. The two have forged ties with ASU students through missionary opportunities and... Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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LDS Church announces long-anticipated groundbreaking for Wyoming Temple

The LDS Church's First Presidency on Wednesday announced the groundbreaking for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple. The groundbreaking will be held on April 25. The temple, announced in 2011, will be... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Who’s watching all that Christian media? Christians, but not many others

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All the preaching, teaching, music and entertainment beamed by Christian TV and radio is primarily consumed by evangelicals and weekly churchgoers — the folks most often found in the pews. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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LDS university president receives national attention for shoveling student's driveway

Dr. Michael T. Benson — a BYU graduate, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the president of EKU — recently made headlines for shoveling the driveway of one... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Pres. Uchtdorf extends birthday greeting to centenarian

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President Uchtdorf attended the 100-year birthday celebration on Feb. 25 for Erma Rosenhan, a sister who has done the family history work for over 400,000 of her German ancestors. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

LDS Church announces groundbreaking date for first Wyoming temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the groundbreaking date for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple Wednesday morning. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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In the Whirled: Becoming a daydream believer

It may look like a big fat waste of time, but daydreaming is as important as a solid night's rest. That's big news for parents and kids alike. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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