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ValueSpeak: Merry Metaphorical Christmas!

Go ahead. Pick a character in the Bible Christmas story. We’ve got a real life metaphor right here, right now in our family. Throw in a few camels, a couple of cows and a ton of hay and... Read more »

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Once paralyzed, Mormon missionary heading back to field

Joey Cottrell, 19, will likely be heading back to the LDS mission field after suffering from a rare disease called Guillain-barre syndrome. Read more »

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Local Jewish leaders share thoughts on Hanukkah

Local Jewish leaders share their thoughts about Hanukkah. The holiday runs from Dec. 17 through Dec. 24. Read more »

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Christmas without Jesus

Christmas is about Jesus. But not always. More now than ever before, it seems, Christmas is not about Jesus. Our society is celebrating Christmas without Jesus. Read more »

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Will Stephen Colbert bring his faith to 'The Late Show'?

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Stephen Colbert has been known as a man of faith. But will he bring any of that to his new show? Read more »

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Forget Santa Claus, Virginia. Was there a Jesus Christ?

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As another Christmas approaches and the usual holiday laments are unpacked like so many old ornaments — there has always been one reassuring constant: The reason for the season is the birth... Read more »

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BYU-Hawaii commencement: No escalator to heaven

“Everything worth doing, and everything worth becoming and accomplishing, takes work — plain old-fashioned work,” said Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy... Read more »

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'American Idol' alum Brooke White creates album to fight child sex trafficking

When singer-songwriter and former “American Idol” contestant Brooke White was approached by Foundation Entertainment with an offer to donate to a charity of her choice, she found the... Read more »

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: New Christmas traditions ease stress, put focus on Christ

In the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, we somehow lose the entire purpose of Christmas: to celebrate the birth of Christ. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: BYU's Men Chorus shares one family's story of finding hope through Jesus Christ

The first minute of the BYU Men’s Chorus’ new video seems to be a simple performance, but the video goes on to unexpectedly tell a touching story of the Shumways, who lost their baby... Read more »

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How Pope Francis’ diplomacy may change everything, not just US-Cuba relations

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Pope Francis is being hailed around the world — and criticized by some in the U.S. — for his pivotal role in brokering the historic breakthrough in relations between Washington and Havana. Read more »

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Idaho's new Catholic leader meets followers

The Rev. Peter F. Christensen, Idaho's next Catholic bishop, has set an assignment for himself even before he assumes his office: Learn Spanish. Read more »

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5 ways God can save your marriage

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Wondering how faith in God can help your marriage? Here are five big ways as told by recent studies. Read more »

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Analysis: New focus on how Pakistan will address militancy

Many wonder if the attack that killed 148 people at a Pakistani school will be a watershed in the country's long, conflicted history with Islamic militancy. Read more »

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Tired of interruptions, one priest found the best way to silence all cellphones

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A Roman Catholic priest in Naples, Italy, is fed up with the sound of cellphones interrupting masses and funerals. His answer? Install a cellphone jammer. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: A modern witness to the baby born in Bethlehem

As it should be, Joseph Smith's birthday on Dec. 23 is far overshadowed by celebrations of Christmas. But he remains enormously important, not least because his life and mission confirm the truth... Read more »

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'A light on the hill': Las Vegas Nevada Temple reaches 25-year milestone

It's been 25 years since LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the Las Vegas Nevada Temple. Read more »

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How would LDS be affected by renewed US-Cuba relations?

President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday about normalizing relations with Cuba led LDS Church members to think about the possibility of missionary work in that country, where the faith has... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Visiting minister urges unity among Christians

The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local evangelical leaders to encourage them in their work of unity among Christian churches. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Chris Hicks: Has Hollywood found new respect for the Bible and believers? Not really

The release of this year’s two expensive biblical epics, “Noah” and “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” gives the appearance that Hollywood has found new respect for the Bible... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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15 Bible verses to strengthen your relationship with God

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Have you ever felt your relationship with God growing more distant and unfamiliar with the passing of time? These verses will remind you of the power of faith. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Tango, cake and food for the poor greet Pope Francis on his birthday

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What do you give the pontiff who has no material needs? Pope Francis' 78th birthday was marked Wednesday by a tango demonstration in St. Peter's Square, birthday cake, handmade cards from children... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Public menorah displays celebrate 40 years of lighting Hanukkah for all

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Four decades of public Menorah displays — showing the eight-branch candelabra to communities around the world — have kindled understanding of a Jewish holiday for many, advocates say. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Students' moving video on the Christmas truce of 1914 shows power of faith and hope

Several Brigham Young University students worked together to release a video featuring the Christmas truce that took place during World War I on Christmas Eve 100 years ago. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Rabbi David Saperstein confirmed as U.S. ambasssador for religious freedom in midst of chaotic Congress

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While Congress moved bills on federal spending last weekend, it also approved the appointment of Rabbi David Saperstein as U.S. ambassador for international religious freedom, a post vacant since... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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