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Mentor to Brandon Mull, James Dashner chose morality, LDS Church over mafia

David Farland overcame a rough childhood to become a writer, a mentor and a member of the LDS Church.

Elder Holland discusses religious freedom, faith with radio host Hugh Hewitt

In a follow-up to his recent speech at Chapman University, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sat down with popular radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt to discuss not only... Read more »

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Dog reacts to LDS missionary returning home after 2 years

When young men and women serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they leave behind many loved ones. Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform at Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees announced on Monday that the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at Yankee Stadium on July 3. Read more »

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Netanyahu speech deepens rift between U.S., Israel — and American Jews

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WASHINGTON — American Jewish leaders and activists are worried about widening political divisions between Israel and the White House sparked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin... Read more »

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My mission in 5 minutes: Sister missionary shares the spirit of LDS mission to strangers through video

Alena Helzer turned 19 three days before President Thomas S. Monson, president of the LDS Church, announced the missionary age change at general conference. She remembers that it was that moment... Read more »

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Global theologians rally around death-row inmate, call for clemency

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The story of death-row inmate Kelly Gissendaner has inspired an international conversation about religious teachings on capital punishment. Read more »

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Anti-Jewish hatred highest in 7 years, while overall religious hostilities decline

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There's been a dramatic rise in U.S. and European incidents of anti-Semitism, two studies released this week reveal. At the same time, global religious freedom is under renewed threats in many... Read more »

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Mentor to Brandon Mull, James Dashner chose morality, LDS Church over mafia

David Farland overcame a rough childhood to become a writer, a mentor to some of the most well-known authors in the world and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: A Boy Scout for 75 years ... and counting

Carl Rasmussen has been a registered Boy Scout since the Franklin Roosevelt administration, and he is still heavily involved in the program at the age of 87. Read more »

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BYU Cougars challenge negative perception of athletes through service

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Athletes at BYU are called upon to participate in scores of service projects, allowing them to give back to young fans and their community. Read more »

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Book recounts LDS Church history using Legos

"The Brick of Mormon Church History," by Steven J. VanWagenen, highlights events from 1805 to 1847 using Legos. The charm of the book is the color photos of Legos showing beloved scenes from LDS... Read more »

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5 recent novels based on narratives found within familiar Old Testament stories

These five books, including ones from authors with local ties and local publishers, share a novelization of an Old Testament story and a historical perspective. 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 »

March 1, 2015

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Venezuela officials detain, free 4 Christian missionaries

Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said. Read more »

March 1, 2015

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Why I make my kids go to church

I understand not wanting to brainwash a child, but I worry that in the name of letting their kids choose, well-intentioned parents out there are really giving their kids no choice at all. Read more »

March 1, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 28, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 28, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 28, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Blind 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 »

Feb. 27, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 27, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 27, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 27, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 27, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 27, 2015

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