The unforgettable story of Olympian and American war hero Louis Zamperini will be told on the big screen.
This extant Nauvoo home once belonged to William and Caroline Weeks. William is probably best known as the architect and general superintendent of the Nauvoo Temple. Read more »
My great-grandfather was named Jesse T. Rees. But when I Googled his name the other day, I got “Jesse Trees” (Jesse T.rees) — and not just one site, but dozens. So having never planted or pruned one, I decided to... Read more »
The Kirtland Temple was central — both literally and figuratively — to the lives of the early Saints. Read more »
Christian parents the world over face a Christmas dilemma. We don’t want our young children’s belief in Santa, nor the gradual growth away from that belief, to be confused in their... Read more »
A new study found most people believe God created man, but the specifics of how, when and why it happened are a little more complicated. Read more »
The Vatican set the stage Tuesday for Pope Francis' next church meeting on the family, urging bishops to be guided not just by doctrine but by Francis' message of mercy and the "turning point" of... Read more »
Trying to interlace my hypercompetitive life and my life as an missionary was like trying to mix oil in water. I morphed into a different person when I competed. I was abrasive and disrespectful in... Read more »
Rhode Island Supreme Court justices on Tuesday raised questions about the conduct of a disgraced Roman Catholic order, but they also expressed doubts about whether lawsuits can move forward over... Read more »
Jim Yates, of Flint Hill, Virginia, received personal counsel from a prophet of God that he's never forgotten. Twenty-five years later, he wants others to hear and heed it, too. Read more »
When Senior Airman Christopher Burns returned home from a six-month deployment to the Middle East on Nov. 22, his unit made sure he was the first person off the plane. Read more »
Pope Francis convened his cardinal advisers to chart the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy Tuesday after acknowledging resistance to his changes but saying he welcomes the debate and is... Read more »
In the latest religious challenge to the federal health care law, faith-based organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans argued in federal appeals court... Read more »
It's not the "Tender Tennessee Christmas" of the Amy Grant song, but some nerves are frayed in the Volunteer State as dueling billboards in favor of, and opposing, Christmas confront residents. An... Read more »
Although often overshadowed by other holiday activities, Advent reflections remain important in the lives of many Christians. Read more »
Two decades after Israeli spies helped Syrian Jews whisk ancient Hebrew bibles from Damascus to Jerusalem, Israel's national library asked an Israeli court on Monday to grant it custodianship over... Read more »
Whether we tie up our gifts to him in a box beneath the tree or just keep them in our heart, our gifts of love to Jesus and to each other are the best ones. Read more »
Latter-day Saints gather for annual Christmas Devotional that is rich in holiday messages and music. Read more »
Wondering if you believe in God? Well, look at these three questions to see if you're a believer or not. Read more »
India's leaders hope to make the practice of yoga as prominent in its homeland as it now is in Western countries like the United States. Read more »
Some Roman Catholic priests and laypeople in Sri Lanka are seeking the postponement of Pope Francis' trip to the island nation next month, citing the visit's closeness to the country's presidential... Read more »
Evidence of effective implementation of "Come, Follow Me" can be found when every Sunday becomes a testimony meeting in your classroom where teenagers not only learn but act and share as well. Read more »
"The Chief Captain, Vol. 2: The Command," by Coral V. Hicks is the second book in a trilogy and brings to life the adventures of Book of Mormon military leader, Mormon, and the final days of the... Read more »
I’ve seen such things in many people. Some people have a spiritual nature despite all they do to disguise it. And I see that, I think, because I was that way. Friends would tell me I could... Read more »
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New LDS missions and mission president assignments effective next July began to leak this week and caused a stir. The Utah Provo Mission will split to create a mission in Orem. A Washington mission... Read more »
The unforgettable story of Olympian and American war hero Louis Zamperini will be told on the big screen beginning Christmas Day. Read more »
President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday about normalizing relations with Cuba led LDS Church members to think about the possibility of missionary work in that country, where the faith has... Read more »
Since his ordination as an apostle in 1963, President Thomas S. Monson has shared many Christmas messages with members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Saints around the world... Read more »
Several Brigham Young University students worked together to release a video featuring the Christmas truce that took place during World War I on Christmas Eve 100 years ago. Read more »
Just over one year ago , members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially joined the social media platforms Facebook... Read more »
Have you found yourself at a bridal shower that feels a little "sleazy?" Here's some advice! Read more »
It's been 25 years since LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the Las Vegas Nevada Temple. Read more »
The release of this year’s two expensive biblical epics, “Noah” and “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” gives the appearance that Hollywood has found new respect for the Bible... Read more »
The first minute of the BYU Men’s Chorus’ new video seems to be a simple performance, but the video goes on to unexpectedly tell a touching story of the Shumways, who lost their baby... Read more »
Video of world's largest live Nativity featuring David Archuleta, Piano Guys, other YouTube stars released
A YouTube video was released Friday morning on The Piano Guys' Facebook page featuring a musical collaboration between several artists and footage from the world's largest Nativity. Read more »
Last year, I began to feel that I should attempt a Nativity painting. This of course was a very daunting idea, but I figured the best place to start was with research. Read more »
As it should be, Joseph Smith's birthday on Dec. 23 is far overshadowed by celebrations of Christmas. But he remains enormously important, not least because his life and mission confirm the truth... Read more »
There were 6.7 seconds remaining on the game clock when McKay Gregson of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, checked in at the scorer’s table. With such a short amount of time left in the game, his... Read more »
The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local evangelical leaders to encourage them in their work of unity among Christian churches. Read more »
Four great ideas parents can use to teach their kids about the temple. Read more »
Two LDS temples are scheduled to close for over a year starting in 2015, for renovations. The Freiberg Germany Temple is scheduled to close on Feb. 9, 2015 through May 2016. And the Idaho Falls... Read more »
Alex Boye released an original Christmas song Monday titled "Newborn — Wise Men Still Seek Him." Read more »
The Lord's gospel can offer relief from the pain to those suffering from suicidal thoughts, along with those mourning the loss of a loved one who took his or her own life. Read more »
A new website lets people see whether their ancestors interacted with Joseph Smith by combining the databases of FamilySearch and the Joseph Smith Papers Project. Read more »
When singer-songwriter and former “American Idol” contestant Brooke White was approached by Foundation Entertainment with an offer to donate to a charity of her choice, she found the... Read more »
Wondering how faith in God can help your marriage? Here are five big ways as told by recent studies. Read more »
In the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, we somehow lose the entire purpose of Christmas: to celebrate the birth of Christ. Read more »
Santino Fontana and nine "Sesame Street" Muppets were guest artists for this year's annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. Read more »
A Roman Catholic priest in Naples, Italy, is fed up with the sound of cellphones interrupting masses and funerals. His answer? Install a cellphone jammer. Read more »
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