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Girl's imagination takes viewers of Comcast commercial on journey to 'Oz'

“Emily’s Oz,” a commercial that first aired Feb. 22, has captured the hearts of people across the country.

Wright Words: Lowe’s manager doesn’t give a hoot how old you are

How a trip to a Lowe's in Woodstock, Virginia, taught father and son that every customer matters, every item is worth finding, and no one should give a hoot how old you are. Read more »

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Book review: 'Count It All Joy' shares tips, insights at finding peace amid challenges

With the help of gospel principles used as positive emotional tools to guide away from emotional pain, Sherrie Mills Johnson shares blueprint to help find happiness and peace in challenging times... Read more »

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LDS girl's imagination takes viewers of a new Comcast commercial on journey to 'Oz'

“Emily’s Oz,” a Comcast commercial that aired Feb. 22 during the 87th Academy Awards, has captured the hearts of people across the country. Read more »

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Why I make my kids go to church

I understand not wanting to brainwash a child, but I worry that in the name of letting their kids choose, well-intentioned parents out there are really giving their kids no choice at all. Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame in a surprise announcement prior to its concert for the American Choral Directors Association national... Read more »

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Elder Holland calls on Christians to unite to counter trends harming faith, family and religious freedom

Speaking at the 10th anniversary of the Fish Interfaith Center at Chapman University, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said Christian faiths can unite... Read more »

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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 »

Feb. 25, 2015

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LDS university president receives national attention for shoveling student's driveway

Dr. Michael T. Benson — a BYU graduate, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the president of EKU — recently made headlines for shoveling the driveway of one... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 25, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 25, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 25, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 25, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 24, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 24, 2015

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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 »

Feb. 24, 2015

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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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