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Watch: 'Frozen' star discusses experience with Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Santino Fontana discusses his experience with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in a behind-the-scenes video.

Brownies add balance to spiritual, practical classes at BYU's Education Week

Two recently retired LDS couples used Education Week to improve their travel and lives while satisfying a sweet tooth or two at the popular, long-running BYU event. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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How an American pastor came to comfort Nazis

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He was a minister to monsters. That’s what Tim Townsend writes of Henry Gerecke, the unassuming Lutheran pastor from Missouri who shepherded six of the most notorious Nazis to the gallows in... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Rev. Al Sharpton plays prominent role in protests over race relations

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Al Sharpton is both a public figure and a protestor, traveling between the cities impacted by ongoing unrest. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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ValueSpeak: To mow, or not to mow?

It wasn’t that I didn’t want to mow the lawn that late summer afternoon when I was 13. So when Dad asked me to mow the lawn a couple of days early that week, I told him I would without... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Alexander the Great wasn't content to be merely human

Alexander the Great is famous for many military conquests during his brief but meteoric career. However, he also influenced the notion of the "god-king" and perhaps even the much later doctrine of the "divine right of kings." Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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LDS expo, benefit concert aim to help new, returned missionaries

An LDS Missionary Expo and benefit concert are scheduled for Oct. 1-3 at the UCCU Center at Utah Valley University to help missionaries, both prospective and those who have returned. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Embrace gospel basics

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Blessings are assured as we practice gospel basics such as prayer and scripture study. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

LDS missionary critically injured in Oklahoma car accident

Sister Nancy Vea, 19, of West Jordan, was critically injured while traveling with other missionaries Friday. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Ferguson letter from black clergy becomes interracial call for justice

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As the Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner collected signatures for a statement by leaders of African-American church groups about the Ferguson, Mo., police shooting of Michael Brown, she found more... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Obama administration announces new compromise on birth control for religious groups — still can't get it right

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Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Life easing back to normal in NY Amish community

Life among the Amish in this northern New York community is easing back into a sense of normalcy a week after two young sisters were abducted from their family farm and as more detailed allegations... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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One preacher's journey to burn fat and build faith

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Ron Williams grew up without a family, bounced around and battered. He found God at a point of crisis and never looked back. Now the nondenominational Christian minister and coach shares what he's... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Football coaches find extra strength in Christian faith

Utah State head coach Matt Wells and other coaches discuss how honoring their Christian beliefs helps them to be better football coaches. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Flooding at BYU cancels Thursday afternoon Education Week classes in Marriott Center

A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Watch: LDS bishop featured in 'Meet the Mormons' teaches David Archuleta how to step dance

LDS Stake President Jermaine Sullivan, one of the six Latter-day Saints featured in the upcoming documentary "Meet the Mormons," teaches David Archuleta how to step-dance. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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4 Christian music festivals finishing out summer

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Check out these Christian music festivals that continue the legacy of Woodstock in a more reserved way. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Defending the Faith: The very surprising language of the Book of Mormon

Careful study of the Book of Mormon's vocabulary and grammar suggests that seeming errors aren't errors at all. In fact, they may provide striking evidence that the book's translation in the 19th... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Mormon coaches and callings: How they balance serving in the church with pressure-filled profession

NFL and college football coaches talk about how they balance serving in the LDS Church with the demands of coaching football. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Researching Family History: The sadness that comes from lost or ruined photos and documents — and the resolution

Heavy downpours of rain and ensuing landslides over the past three weeks are a reminder to plan ahead for potential big-time calamities. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 20, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 20, 2014

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BYU assistant football coach is also Bishop Kaufusi to young single adult ward

When Steve Kaufusi hears members of his ward voice uncertainty about their ability to serve in a church calling, he understands the feeling. “I’ve been in their shoes,” said... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 20, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 20, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 20, 2014

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