When he hears ward members voice uncertainty about their ability to serve in a church calling, he understands.
The original Seventies Hall was constructed as a place where members of the Seventy could assemble to conduct quorum business. Read more »
As we’ve morphed from the handwritten letter to the email to the text or “comment,” we’ve had to navigate how to convey our emotions in shorter bursts of thought. This can... Read more »
For Ben Howington, hymns aren't simply sung during church services or even reserved for Sundays. They have become the soundtrack to his life, with each playing a role in his efforts to come closer... Read more »
The U.S. Navy will no longer allow Bibles and other religious materials in the guest rooms of Navy lodges, a decision that has infuriated some conservative groups, which recently learned about the... Read more »
Over 1,300 Mormons including over 400 missionaries, kicked of Day to Serve 2014 at a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies. Members donated to the thousands... Read more »
BYU professor of religion and ancient studies Kerry Muhlestein spoke at the annual FairMormon conference on Aug. 7. He said understanding beginning assumptions can help find further knowledge,... Read more »
Maybe I’m crazy, but I'm glad my wife is trying to change her flawed husband. She knows just how much better I could be if I had the same confidence in myself that she has in me. Read more »
Rebuilding a supportive social network is a key part of the process of recovering from gambling addiction. Read more »
I'm struggling in my ward because I feel like I'm being treated like a teenager. How can I change this? Read more »
When Pope Francis was a young Jesuit, he wanted to follow in the great Jesuit tradition and become a missionary in Asia. Health problems kept him home, but he is finally getting his chance,... Read more »
Global Deaf Muslims is trying to make inroads into the Islamic community, which has marginalized hearing impaired Muslims for centuries, through translating the faith's holy texts into sign language. Read more »
Sometimes speaking last in sacrament meeting of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can lead to real problems. Read more »
The Forever Bible promises to remain intact, in spite of the wear and tear of everyday life. Read more »
Washington County School District reopens once abandoned elementary school as Water Canyon School in Hildale on Aug. 11. The school will serve children preschool age through high school living in... Read more »
The rise of Christian devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the most interesting subjects in the history of religion generally. Read more »
Not necessarily all spooky, the three stories in "Twisted Fate" are similar in that they have unanswered questions throughout the telling, but they aren't ghost stories. Read more »
KHAZER CAMP, Iraq — President Barack Obama justified the U.S. military's return to fighting in Iraq Saturday by saying America must act now to prevent genocide, protect its diplomats and... Read more »
Members of the Provo Utah Wasatch Tongan Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate the Makai Reading Initiative, a program designed to get young kids enthusiastic about... Read more »
Thousands of members of a religious minority group under attack by Islamic extremists have fled across the border from Iraq to seek refuge with the Kurds of northeastern Syria, said two Kurdish officials and an activist on Saturday. Read more »
Members of the LDS Church are often asked difficult question concerning their doctrine. This book contains essays by different church members expressing their ideas on what doctrines mean and how... Read more »
The U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group Friday amid a worsening humanitarian crisis. The extremists took captive hundreds of women from... Read more »
Hannah Smith, a Mormon and senior counsel for the Becket Fund, which has secured some historic federal and U.S. Supreme Court rulings defending religious freedom, spoke about key areas for current... Read more »
In World War I, World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars and even Desert Storm, letters kept soldiers and their families in touch. But with mobile and Internet technology, there are more options... Read more »
Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has been removed from a church-planting network of more than 500 churches he helped found after a pattern of “ungodly and disqualifying behavior.” Read more »
Christian artist Matthew West has been on a journey of telling inspirational stories through song, and one of his latest songs called "Do Something" has struck a chord with many. Read more »
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"Meet the Mormons," a new feature-length documentary produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, features the lives of six individuals who live across the globe. Read more »
New requirements for seminary graduation are meant to “elevate learning” and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship. Read more »
Southern Utah football coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon, yet he attends and serves in his Cedar City LDS ward each week. The coach has been investigating the LDS Church since he played at Ricks... Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar urged members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to use social media to flood the earth with gospel messages. Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week Tuesday. Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will be the devotional speaker for Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 11:10 a.m. MDT. Read more »
Justin Anderson coaches the wide receivers and tight ends while also carrying the title of assistant head coach at Nicholls State. Anderson also serves as the LDS bishop in his Louisiana ward. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints added Angel Moroni statues to the Cordoba Argentina Temple and the Trujillo Peru Temple last week. Read more »
Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks at BYU commencement: Disciples of Jesus Christ are defenders of marriage
Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks to graduates at the BYU summer commencement exercises held in the Marriott Center on August 14. Read more »
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 »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted two pictures on Facebook after his granddaughter returned from... Read more »
A few weeks ago during personal scripture study, I highlighted a comma that I’ve read many times but never really seen. No doubt you’ve read it, too. In Luke 18, the Savior says:... Read more »
Whether during Sunday's church services or Monday's family home evening, performances of hymns and primary songs are important to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Community members rush to visit the bookshop and gift store at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville before it closes it's doors. With the dwindling number of monks, one Father said the... Read more »
Contradicting how she has seen the Church portrayed in the media , Sharon Eubank declared at the FairMormon Conference, “The doctrine and practices of the Church for me as a woman have given... Read more »
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 »
Americans nuns are declining in number as the Vatican continues to criticize their behavior. Read more »
Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. Read more »
The Bible isn't just a 3,000 piece of text. It's got inspiring messages for all millennials. Read more »
An accurate understanding of Joseph Smith's many encounters with the law reflects positively, not poorly, upon his character. Read more »
Five-year-old Benjamin Buchanan is the only known case in the state of Utah with Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Read more »
Why the wording in some Doctrine and Covenants revelations differs from the original. Read more »
Differing versions of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom threaten the independent panel's autonomy and mission, critics charge. Read more »
There are two ways to read the expression “taken in.” One is positive. It refers to a poor wayfarer being “taken in” and given shelter. The other is not. There, being taken... Read more »
Actor Danor Gerald, an LDS convert, is the star of "Saints and Soldiers: The Void." Read more »
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