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Mormon authors say horror genre isn't incompatible with their faith

Michael R. Collings and his son are active members of the LDS Church who also happen to be horror writers.

'Duck Dynasty' daughter Sadie Robertson talks dating, confidence and being a child of God in new book

Although Sadie Robertson's life has changed drastically since the first episode of "Duck Dynasty" aired in 2012, she has stayed true to herself and her values. Her book, "Live Original," was... Read more »

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25 years after the Berlin Wall falls, faith remains fragile in former East Germany

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A quarter-century after East Germans first freely crossed into the West, decades of atheism have left their mark. However, those who do embrace faith become strong adherents, observers say. Read more »

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VIDEO: Religious freedom advocate Tim Schultz is 'optimistic, but vigilant' about the future

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First Amendment Partnership President Tim Schultz spoke with Deseret News head editor Paul Edwards about his new organization and how it plans to help churches with religious freedom cases. Read more »

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Churches preach against payday loans, some enter lending business

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An Evangelical group is speaking out against the ethics of payday lending, joining a list of other churches who fight against the practice. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Dating coaches address LDS singles' concerns

Amy Stevens, a professional matchmaker and dating coach, and marriage and family therapist Alisa Snell, were recently featured on Mormon Channel Daily and offered their tips for greater success in... Read more »

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Data you can't ignore: Americans are nearly as worried about religious hatred as they are income inequality

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It's no secret that Americans are concerned with income inequality and the pay gap between the rich and the poor. But Americans are similarly concerned about religious hatred. Read more »

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LDS Church confirms women's meeting now part of general conference

The LDS Church's First Presidency has made the General Women's Meeting held one week before the faith's semi-annual general conferences this year an official session of general conference, a church... Read more »

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QUIZ: How well do you know the Bible?

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America isn't overly enthusiastic about reading the Bible. Author Katie McNabb is looking to change that, and educate people on what it really says. Here's a quiz to help out. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Days before deadline, brain cancer victim may not choose to die

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Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old Oregon woman who said she would end her life November 1 due to terminal and incurable brain cancer, may not do so that day, media reports indicate. Meanwhile,... Read more »

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Defending the Faith: Doctrine and Covenants 76 is deeply significant in many ways

The revelation recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 76 restored genuine and wonderful ancient doctrine. It also teaches us about how God regards our honest questions and provides powerful evidence... Read more »

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Mormons in the rodeo: LDS competitors find extra strength in their faith

Rodeo champions find blessings and challenges in balancing their faith and career. Read more »

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In the Whirled: Book review: 'Promised Land' is sweeping account of Mormons and politics

"Seeking the Promised Land" is a scholarly work that offers a sweeping look at the intersection of Mormons and politics. Read more »

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The parable of the white onesie

What do we hope to get out of obedience to the commandments? Is it what is promised for obedience, or something else? Through a simple shopping trip and a heart-wrenching cross-Atlantic call, I... Read more »

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What is C.S. Lewis' best book?

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C.S. Lewis was listed five times on a top 100 list of Christian books. But which one of them is the best? Take a look and vote. Read more »

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Royals Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie expresses gratitude for opportunity of a lifetime

Tonight, Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie will start in the most important baseball game of his life, game 7 of the World Series. But Guthrie, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Read more »

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Partially paralyzed LDS runner completes Boston Marathon, preparing for New York City Marathon

Wendy Garrett lives by one mantra: “Life is tough, but I am tougher.” And if anyone knows how to be tough, it’s Garrett. Read more »

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Couple with triplets expecting twins: 'We're just going to have a lot of fun'

When Julie Grygla found out a year ago that she was expecting triplets, she proceeded to cry for what felt like four months straight. When those triplets were five months old, and she found out she... Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit. Read more »

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Picturing history: William E. McClellin grave

Born in Smith County, Tennessee, in 1806, William E. McLellin joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1831. He was called to serve in the first Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in... Read more »

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: The burden and blessing of pregnancy

Comparing is the worst thing we women do. It’s good to remember that things could be worse and to be grateful for blessings we have, but it’s also OK to acknowledge and learn from the... Read more »

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New Harmony: Church questions? I have a dozen

From stake presidents to Primary presidents, leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will tell you it’s OK to have religious questions. Questions are the hallmark of a... Read more »

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What's new: George Q. Cannon's Hawaiian mission journals shares peek into early Mormon missionary life

Elder George Q. Cannon’s inspiring journals capture an important era in LDS Church history, while also providing an in-depth glimpse into how Elder Cannon’s mission prepared him for a... Read more »

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