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LDS university president in spotlight after deal to shovel student's driveway

Dr. Michael T. Benson recently made headlines for shoveling the driveway of one of his students.

LDS Church announces long-anticipated groundbreaking for Wyoming Temple

The LDS Church's First Presidency on Wednesday announced the groundbreaking for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple. The groundbreaking will be held on April 25. The temple, announced in 2011, will be... Read more »

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LDS Church announces groundbreaking date for first Wyoming temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the groundbreaking date for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple Wednesday morning. Read more »

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LDS author analyzes benefits of inexperience in book 'Rookie Smarts'

Throughout her career, Liz Wiseman, author of "Multipliers," has been given roles she was under-qualified for. From that experience grew the idea for her new book, "Rookie Smarts," which analyzes... Read more »

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What's new: '500 Little Known Facts about Joseph Smith' is a fast, accessible read

“500 Little Known Facts about Joseph Smith” proves to be a fast, accessible way to learn more about the Prophet Joseph Smith. Read more »

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Picturing history: Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa

The first wave of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints left Nauvoo for the West in early 1846. During the first week of March, they reached the community of Bonaparte or... Read more »

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Number of senior Mormon missionaries growing

When President Thomas S. Monson announced that both male and female missionaries could serve at a younger age, the response was overwhelming. However, the number of senior missionaries serving has... Read more »

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LDS missionaries distribute 2,400 copies of the Book of Mormon in 6 days in Alabama

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently gathered outside the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex during the run of "The Book of Mormon" musical to hand out... Read more »

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Elder and Sister Bednar share marriage advice in Australia

Elder David A. Bednar and his wife, Susan, spoke at a special meeting focused on the topic of marriage in Sydney on Saturday. Both addressed the importance of accepting differences. Read more »

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Prophets and presidents: 11 noteworthy connections between the LDS Church and the White House

Here are 11 interesting connections between leaders of the LDS Church and United States presidents. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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True stories of children held hostage, missionaries fleeing civil war bookend 2015 LDS Film Festival

One is a story of the unwavering faith of children in the face of mortal danger. The other is a story of Mormon missionaries showing courage and conviction and making extraordinary sacrifices for... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: The authenticity of scripture

Can a fictional text be authentic scripture? Is all scripture historical? What if a text claims to be historical but isn't? When does historicity matter? Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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LDS couple shares faith after 8 years of infertility in Mormon Channel interview

Ashley and Tyson Gardner, a Utah couple who struggled with infertility for eight years and recently had quadruplets, shared the importance of having faith through trials. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Twin sisters open LDS mission calls in emotional YouTube video

Twin sisters Anna and Emily Hoffman, daughters of Mike and CaMarie Hoffman, recently learned where they will be serving their missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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Book review: 'The Liberal Soul' addresses political ideology in LDS culture

Richard Davis' "The Liberal Soul" outlines a less-popularized relationship between the LDS faith and politics. Davis both asserts that the church does not have an official political stance while... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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In Our Lovely Deseret: What happened to the brothers of the Prophet Joseph Smith?

Joseph Smith Jr. had five brothers who lived to adulthood and each made a contribution to the work, and each had a unique relationship with their prophet-brother. What was each one like? Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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Association for Mormon Letters Award finalists for 2014 announced

About 60 works, including books, stories, films and screenplays by, for or about members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have been named finalists across a dozen categories for Association for Mormon Letters awards. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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'Strong musical roots': Salt Lake City to host the American Choral Directors Association's national conference Feb. 25-28

Salt Lake City will play host to the 2015 American Choral Directors Association National Conference from Feb. 25-28. It's the first time the event has been held in the home of the Mormon Tabernacle... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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In the gospel, faith must come first

We know that faith is the first principle of the gospel (Articles of Faith 4). However, in our world saturated with “evidence first,” the call to act in faith first seems difficult if... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Creating a convincing, cumulative case for the Book of Mormon

Secular arguments for the Book of Mormon don't aspire to a single decisive knock-out, but rest, instead, on the patient accumulation of facts and insights that render it more and more plausible. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Polynesian Cultural Center opens new marketplace

The Polynesian Cultural Center always has been predominantly an all-day attraction with its re-created island villages, buffet and luau offerings, and elaborate evening show. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Mack Wilberg’s oratorio 'The Prodigal' premieres in Mississippi

The premiere of Mack Wilberg’s “The Prodigal,” an oratorio based on the biblical text of the prodigal son, was performed Feb. 12 by the University of Southern Mississippi’s... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Book review: 'Deadly Secrets' is a mix of social commentary, romance and suspense

Frank Richadson's novel "Deadly Secrets" is a mix of romance, intrigue, suspense and social commentary. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo shares his game plan for life with LDS Business College students

The Navy football coach spoke to students at L2E 2015, a conference hosted by LDS Business College, Friday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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New Mormon Message for Youth teaches importance of callings

The video tells the story of a young man named Daniel, who is called to be his ward’s pianist. With only a few months of experience playing the piano, he accepted the calling. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Video explains 'Why Mormons Send Missionaries Around the World'

In a video released by Mormon.org last week, missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bear testimony on the importance of preaching the gospel. Read more »

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