Mormon Times

A look at the challenges and blessings of personally financing a Mormon mission

Stories and lessons that will help you prepare financially to serve an LDS mission.

11 things you should know about the older Mormon YSA crowd

Being a 29-year-old single member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints these days is interesting. Read more »

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The challenges and blessings of financing a Mormon mission

Stories and lessons that will help you prepare financially to serve an LDS mission. Read more »

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LDS mission costs were not always equal

For some families, the LDS Church missionary equalization program was an answer to prayer. For others, missions became more expensive. Read more »

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YouTube star Devin Graham releases Holy Land footage overlaid with messages from LDS apostles

Filmmaker Devin Graham, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released footage of his team's trip the Middle East, where they filmed iconic landmarks in the Holy Land. Read more »

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Benefits of equal costs for LDS missions

Widely differing mission costs were standardized in 1990 to make all monthly mission expenses equal. That has made a great difference for missionaries willing to serve anywhere. Read more »

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Teaching kids about finances and preparing them for LDS missions go hand in hand

When it comes to teaching children about finances and preparing them for missions, Randy and Carol Kimball of Layton, Utah, say the two go hand in hand. Read more »

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Son goes through boot camp to earn for mission

My son went into the Army Reserve so he could use the money from basic and specialty training for his LDS mission. It was a far cry from how I prepared for my mission in the 1980s. Read more »

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Taylor Halverson: Learning is becoming more like God

Learning is becoming more like God. Those who seek true learning, to be more like God, fulfill his purposes as set forth in Moses 1:39: “For behold, this is my work and my glory — to... Read more »

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LDS Church celebrates 100 years of family home evening

When Max and Denice Rammell many years ago read the promise from LDS Church President Joseph F. Smith that “great blessings” would result from the holding of family home evening, they... Read more »



Book review: 'Failsafe' is a page-turning adventure

"Failsafe" is a page-turning adventure that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. Traci Hunter Abramson weaves a suspenseful and romantic tale in the serene beauty of the Eastern States,... Read more »

March 29, 2015


Temple Square Chorale, Orchestra concert sold out

Tickets are sold out for the annual Spring Concert of the Temple Square Chorale and the Orchestra at Temple Square on April 17–18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Read more »

March 29, 2015


From log cabin to university, BYU-Idaho continues to grow

What started as a single-room log cabin has now become the largest private university in Idaho and home to 40 major buildings. Read more »

March 29, 2015


General Women's Session focuses on family, home

During a year when the LDS Church is celebrating the 100th anniversary of family home evening and the 20th anniversary of “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” speakers for the... Read more »

March 28, 2015


185th Annual General Conference talk summaries, photos

Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com. Read more »

March 28, 2015


Book review: 'Building Zion' explores architecture of Mormon settlements

Thomas Carter explores the history of architecture and building styles in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as its members settled Utah. Specifically, he looks at the... Read more »

March 28, 2015


Book review: Kilpack's 'A Heart Revealed' is a clean historical romance about a change of heart

Josi S. Kilpack makes a successful genre transition with "A Heart Revealed," a well-told, emotional Regency-era tale that goes deeper than ballroom flirting and gossip and into what causes a change... Read more »

March 28, 2015


AML conference, awards Saturday

The 2015 Association for Mormon Letters Conference is Saturday from 1-5 p.m. at the Utah Valley University Library in Orem. Read more »

March 28, 2015


Book review: YA novel 'Run' shares teen's search for identity

"Run," JoLyn Brown's first young adult novel, portrays a summer that changes a teenage girl struggling to find her identity. Read more »

March 28, 2015


The Gospels reflect the value of different perspectives

The New Testament features gospel accounts by four different writers with four different perspectives. The story of the mortal Jesus and the risen Christ is far too large for any single account to... Read more »

March 28, 2015


New exhibit featuring 1,500 missionary name tags opens on Temple Square

A new missionary exhibit opened Friday in the North Visitors' Center on Temple Square, according to the Temple Square Facebook page. Read more »

March 27, 2015


Defending the Faith: Joseph, the stone and the hat: Why it all matters

Joseph Smith used a stone in a hat to help him in his translation of the Book of Mormon. Critics have made merry over this, but it makes sense and it's actually an indicator that he was telling the... Read more »

March 27, 2015


Why I don’t call myself a ‘Mormon feminist'

Like a team of horses, when we work together for shared goals of personal progress, we can be guided by the Savior who holds the reins and has every desire to see us succeed, work a straight path... Read more »

March 26, 2015


Returning LDS missionary, father battling leukemia share tender embrace at airport

As Elder Carsten Ashton scrolled through his mom's email, one sentence jumped out: "Your dad has been diagnosed with cancer." Read more »

March 26, 2015


'A marvellous work and a wonder': A look back at the translation of the Book of Mormon 185 years after it was first published

A "series of miraculous events" led to the Book of Mormon first being made available for the public to purchase on March 26, 1830. Read more »

March 26, 2015


'Amazed by Grace' by Sheri Dew explores questions about grace, Atonement

In "Amazed by Grace," author Sheri Dew explores four questions related to grace and the Atonement. Read more »

March 26, 2015


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