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Making the transition from high school seminary to institute

President Monson has asked young LDS college students to make participation in institute a priority.

Defending the Faith: FairMormon conference seeks to give reasons for the hope within us

The annual FairMormon Conference is the largest regular gathering anywhere devoted to defending the claims of the restored church of Jesus Christ. This year's conference will be in Provo on Aug. 7-8. Read more »

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What's new: 'The Missionary Collection' by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square

The recently released “The Missionary Collection” takes four collections of music from the choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square that include music about Joseph Smith, the... Read more »

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LDS cartoonist finds reason to laugh at, celebrate Mormon culture

Arie Van De Graaf is a cartoonist who writes and draws "Mission Daze." The comic strip has been affiliated with deseretnews.com for two years, but now the print edition will include "Mission Daze"... Read more »

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BYU, BYU-Idaho landscape management students 'making the earth a more beautiful place'

The landscape management programs at BYU and BYU-Idaho are among the best in the nation. In 10 of the past 12 years, either BYU or BYU-I has won PLANET's "Student Career Days" competition. Students... Read more »

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New Harmony: What it means to magnify church callings

To borrow Paul's analogy, when it came to church callings, our patriarch was both the "head" of the body and one of the "toes." And in his heart, he saw both as vital, invigorating and worthy of... Read more »

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Wright Words: Former priest, pastor share their journey to Mormon faith

Randy Casto was a Lutheran pastor. His wife, Meredith, was an Episcopal priest. Today, thanks to a courageous member, they belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Picturing history: Thomas C. Sharp grave

A number of individuals played a significant role in planning and carrying out the final arrest and martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith. One of those was Thomas Coke Sharp of Warsaw, Illinois. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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LDS Church publishes new Web essay on Book of Abraham

"The veracity and value of the book of Abraham cannot be settled by scholarly debate concerning the book’s translation and historicity," a new LDS Church essay concludes. The essay is the... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Reader Voices: An argument for the existence of God

The complexity of the world that surrounds us argues loudly for the existence of a Creator. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Duce's Wild: Serving refugees surges patriotism

Patriotism surged for me and my daughters after a visit to a South Salt Lake apartment complex where refugees arrive regularly. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir accepting applications

Applications to join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are available through Aug. 15. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Ask Angela: I don't want to go to BYU

This high-schooler wants to go to school out of state but is struggling to get parental approval and asks Angela for advice. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Comic: Jared's family history

For the Book of Mormon's Jared, family history is a breeze. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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LDS World: Resistance builds spiritual strength

Physical resistance helps individuals develop physical strength. Just as individuals benefit from physical resistance, they benefit from spiritual resistance because it helps them build greater... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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LDS stake president receives Diabetic Association's Father of Year Award

Charlotte North Carolina South Stake President Ladd Hall received the 14th annual American Diabetes Association Father of the Year Award last month. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Book review: 'Seeds of Faith' shares pioneers' conversion stories

“Seeds of Faith: Conversion Stories from Early Church History” by Dan Barker proves to be a historical gem. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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David Archuleta thanks fans for watching live LDS video chat, announces new projects

Recently returned missionary David Archuleta released a video Thursday expressing his gratitude for all who participated in his live video chat that was broadcast on the LDS Youth Facebook page. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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LDS missionary numbers to peak at 88,000; more to use and pay for digital devices

The executive director of the LDS Missionary Department says the number of missionaries will reach 88,000 before the surge begins to decline. He also said missions are as much as 20 times safer for... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir video highlights performance for Helen Keller in Salt Lake

Richard Elliot, the current organist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently related the story of when Helen Keller made a visit to Salt Lake City and requested to hear the pioneer hymn "Come,... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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LDS musician Josh Wright moves on to round two on 'America's Got Talent'

LDS pianist Josh Wright auditioned for "America's Got Talent" and moved on to the next round. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: How the Bountiful Utah Temple became 'my' temple

The picture I have in my home of the Bountiful Temple is reminder of what truly is important in life, a compass that will hopefully guide my own children home, to their Heavenly Father’s house. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Two opposing errors about the love of God

God isn't merely a comfortable friend, though he can certainly be that. He is also the Lord, the Eternal Judge of the quick and the dead. Both truths must be kept in mind in order to have an... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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What's new: Orson F. Whitney as an apostle, historian, and poet

Orson F. Whitney came from prominent pioneer blood. While he would come to be recognized for many qualities of his forbears, Whitney's life was also a complicated one. Much like those who seek... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Shawn Stevens returns to acting in faith-based film about 1986 Cokeville bombing

Almost 30 years ago, Shawn Stevens walked away from Hollywood in response to a spiritual prompting. Now he feels the time is right to return. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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The Mormon Charlie Sheen shares life experiences

No, it’s not the Charlie Sheen many read about in Hollywood magazines. It’s the Mormon Charlie Sheen from Boyle, Alberta, Canada. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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