LDS officials are telling members that recent operational changes are “welcomed modifications."
Some books seem designed by their very nature to invite readers to form an interactive personal relationship with the words printed on their pages. The Book of Mormon is certainly one of these books. Read more »
The Toy Crane Project began with a simple question: "Dad, what if we sent all our toy crane prizes to the kids in Oklahoma who lost their stuffed animals in the tornado?" Read more »
Meet some lesser-known women in church history who made contributions in medicine, leadership, suffrage, education and missionary work and who as professor Mary Jane Woodger said "made indelible... Read more »
A bill that stigmatizes Russia's gay community and bans the distribution of information about homosexuality to children was overwhelmingly approved by the lower house of parliament Tuesday. Read more »
Tim Tebow is back on the field with an NFL team — the New England Patriots. Read more »
Time has erased from memory the dozen or so books authored by some of Mormonism’s most educated, most capable teachers and writers. Scholar Kenneth Godfrey discusses some of these works,... Read more »
The Southern Baptist Convention convenes for its annual meeting this week. Among the items on the SBC's agenda this week are a resolution on Mormonism and whether Baptists can agree to disagree... Read more »
It's the 10-year anniversary of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's first launch into cyberspace, and the church has completed its first major upgrade to the Choir's website. Read more »
Older Americans are trying out new careers instead of retiring — and often that means a religious ministry or non-profit charity. Read more »
Singles today (and most married couples too) are searching for super-spouses that simply don't exist. People expect far too much from their spouse in all the wrong areas. Read more »
There are more Mormon missionaries proselytizing around the globe than ever before. Read more »
'Polygamy,' the Broadway play: Mormon controversy on stage nearly 100 years before 'Book of Mormon' musical
The controversial topic of polygamy was addressed nearly a century ago in the Broadway play "Polygamy." The 48th Annual Mormon History Association Conference addressed the topic this weekend in... Read more »
Elder Van Dyke's newest companion, Elder Green, plans ahead. Read more »
David Roskelley and Steve Pearson, members of the LDS Church, recently returned from a memorable expedition to the summit of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. Read more »
Brigham Young was an enigmatic, larger-than-life figure for many people, both in the past and present, a fact reflected in the varying reactions to his death on Aug. 29, 1877, at age 76. Read more »
The Mormon History Association has awarded its highest honor to Martha Bradley-Evans, dean of the University of Utah Honors College. Read more »
Mormon Scripture Chase in Southern California is an annual event filled with excitement, suspense, and even a little shouting. Read more »
Canadian Mormon author Darrel Nelson delivers a heartwarming romance in his book "The Anniversary Waltz." Read more »
Recently, I felt my Heavenly Father's guidance and direction as I attempted to outrun a tornado. As we seek for and listen to our Heavenly Father's guidance he will lead us through the storms of... Read more »
Jerry Earl Johnston: The little desert church that could: Churchgoers rally after pastor unexpectedly dies
In a tiny town in Eastern Nevada, a group of churchgoers have been rallying since their pastor unexpectedly died. Read more »
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car Saturday in Syria's central city of Homs, tearing through an area largely populated by the regime's Alawite sect and killing seven people, a... Read more »
Tears flowed freely Tuesday evening as northern Utahns said goodbye to the Catholic sisters of St. Benedict, whose 69-year hospital-oriented ministry is coming to an end. Read more »
The Czech Republic's highest court on Monday upheld a government plan to pay billions of dollars to religious groups in compensation for property the country's former Communist regime seized from... Read more »
Partnering with other faith-based groups, such as the international relief agency Samaritan's Purse and Virginia-based Mercy Chefs, Elmbrook has dispatched first responders and food workers to... Read more »
Thoughtful Western Christians, living in an ever-smaller world, are challenged by the existence of hundreds of millions of good, sincere non-Christians. What will be their fate? And what about their ancestors, who never heard the... Read more »
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Alex Boye takes the heat in several BBC radio interviews in response to "The Book of Mormon" musical tour in London and the "I'm a Mormon" campaign. Read more »
Two well-known media stars are citing the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as reasons for both their sunny positivity and gloomy negativity, depending upon whether you're... Read more »
In an attempt to quell “misinformation and unnecessary concern,” LDS officials are telling members that recent operational changes at the church’s home storage centers are... Read more »
A series of “little miracles” saw several thousand Latter-day Saints living in the Colorado Springs area safely through a frightening week during which the Black Forest Fire has raged,... Read more »
A man shot just as he knelt down to pray in church on Father's Day is expected to make a full recovery. A motive for the crime was still unknown Monday. His son-on-law is accused of shooting him. Read more »
Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man accused of shooting his father-in-law inside an Ogden church on Sunday during Mass. Read more »
When it comes to religion, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered adults have a unique profile that is less religious than the general population, and as a group, they feel religion... Read more »
A new study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy places Utah as the most charitable state in the country. Read more »
Scott Thormaehlen’s “Day of Defense” tackles some of the greatest misconceptions in the Mormon religion. It is written to “act as a guide to help Mormons and those... Read more »
A widespread police search ended north of Tremonton Sunday when a man suspected of shooting his father-in-law during church services was arrested. Read more »
While the new "Man of Steel" does not shy away from the traditional religious allusions of Superman, it does humanize it. Rather than watching the already perfected Superman, viewers watch as Clark... Read more »
You remember the summer romance, don’t you? Your neighbor invited a cousin to spend the summer from Savannah. A friend brought their BFF from Fresno to band camp. You met a foreign-exchange... Read more »
Elevated temple platforms exist worldwide. On the flood plains of Mesopotamia, ancient peoples built artificial divine mountains that represent human ascent to the world of the gods. Read more »
Fifty years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an 8-1 decision that struck down a law requiring Bible reading in schools, shooting another salvo in a culture war over religion's role in... Read more »
Why am I putting you through this? I could just pull you out and save you. But without the skills of swimming, you will be confined to shallow water always. Read more »
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square added to that experience Saturday evening as they made their third stop on a six-city concert tour that began June 12. Read more »
Am I being too picky if I'd like a guy to pay for at least some of our dates — instead of me paying for everything? Read more »
Sociologists say it's common for people to perceive that God is like the fatherly figures in their lives. If dad is caring, patient and concerned then children may believe God has those same... Read more »
No marathon was scheduled for that day, but on June 11 the march of thousands of missionaries from the Provo Missionary Training Center to the Marriott Center resembled a race. Read more »
With wildfires raging near Colorado Spring, Colo., relief organizations are stepping forward to aid in controlling the flames and assisting those affected by the fires. Read more »
Elder Neal A. Maxwell describes the concept of adversity as "wintry doctrine," yet necessary in mortality to learn, progress and grow. The lives of the violinist Augustin Hadelich and the Prophet... Read more »
President Ezra Taft Benson’s list of "10 Specific Ways Fathers Can Give Spiritual Leadership to their Children," from his talk given during the October 1987 general conference of The... Read more »
Elder Van Dyke's greenie has a dream in the language. Read more »
First Presidency members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently launched their own Google+ pages. President Thomas S. Monson, President Henry B. Eyring and President Dieter F.... Read more »
Thoughtful Western Christians, living in an ever-smaller world, are challenged by the existence of hundreds of millions of good, sincere non-Christians. What will be their fate? And what about... Read more »
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