Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a Latter-day Saint apostle, said defending religious freedoms is essential.
In some churches, sacred objects are said to have supernatural powers. My church isn’t one of them. But when I touch an object that’s part of religious history, I know why others claim... Read more »
Bekah Pence, 29, didn't enter the Ms. Virginia United States pageant for the glitz and glam or the 15 minutes of fame. The recently returned LDS missionary saw it as a way to continue sharing her... Read more »
Because of him, I can do all things. I can face the fears rooted in the deepest corners of my heart. And I can know that someone infinitely greater than I knows my pain and heartache and fears as I... Read more »
Online reservations for free tickets to the Payson Utah LDS Temple began Monday, and demand appeared to be high for passes to an event that could draw a half a million people from April 24 to May 23. Read more »
This episode, like the first, continues to be good entertainment and has the potential of drawing viewers back to the actual text. Read more »
Upon becoming a parent of two children, Blake Jonson quickly realized how magnetizing electronic devices were to his children. Johnson began to realize how convenient it could be to combine the... Read more »
"Still Time," by Marie Hoagland tells the story of how one 40-something woman faces the personal and family transitions in her life. Read more »
The Association for Mormon Letters announced honors for publications and other works across a dozen categories at its conference last month. Read more »
Ellis is a 40-something, single LDS man who thrives on cynicism. When he meets cynical Cassandra, he thinks he has met his match, but he may change his mind about love and faith after her sister's... Read more »
The Gentlemen Trio group’s self-titled album, “Gentri,” is No. 5 on Billboard’s Classical Chart and No. 3 on the Classical Crossover Chart. Read more »
“The Law of Moses” is a beautifully written book that tells the heart-rending romance of a small-town girl and a misunderstood boy. Read more »
Bryan's life is changed when he becomes a quadriplegic after a cliff-diving accident. In "My Name is Bryan," author Stacy Lynn Carroll shares how Bryan's childhood made him the man he became and... Read more »
As a teenager, Donny Osmond, a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was told that his religion was either true or false. After hearing this, Osmond decided to put his... Read more »
Matt Brown is believed to be the first returned Mormon missionary to win a Division I NCAA wrestling title. He is also a top student, a leader in his LDS branch, a husband and soon-to-be father. Read more »
LDS Church's social media Easter message earned 329 million 'ad-impression views,' thanks in part to strategic YouTube location. The video's reach was greater in Central and South American, rather... Read more »
Jackson Payne recently returned from his two-year mission in South Korea for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and rejoined the national Canadian gymnastics team. Read more »
The rate at which we take offense, demand happiness, allow envy to rule our actions and turn the cameras on ourselves is all evidence that we are looking at the world not through a wide-angle lens,... Read more »
"Freetown" follows the faith-filled and courageous story of six missionaries in war-torn Liberia who flee to Freetown, Sierra Leone, to continue their proselyting. Read more »
A somewhat mysterious ancient document, almost certainly unavailable to Joseph Smith or any of his contemporaries, shows numerous interesting parallels to 1 Nephi in the Book of Mormon. Read more »
A young man from California and two young women from Japan each spent three days striving to do as much service as they could. Read more »
Historians have noted that the first place Brigham Young lived as a married man was in this home located at Haydenville, Cayuga County, New York. Read more »
"Missionary Questions for the Soul" is sure to answer questions every missionary — and member alike — has. Author David A. Christensen applies his vast experience and knowledge as he... Read more »
To sustain my prophet, I will do something to show my support. I will defend him. I will share his words. I will do what I have been counseled to do during this conference and others. I will commit... Read more »
One of the most popular ways social media users are sharing messages from the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is through image quotes. At the... Read more »
Easter Sunday 'changed everything,' can dispel fear and resolve failings, LDS leaders say during general conference
The gift of Easter morning is evidence of God's deep love for everyone and can provide hope for each person to courageously face real struggles and uncertainty, LDS Church leaders said Saturday and... Read more »
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Elder L. Tom Perry of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles begins cancer treatment today. Fellow quorum member Elder Richard G. Scott has been hospitalized for internal bleeding. The two long-time... Read more »
Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a Latter-day Saint apostle, said defending religious freedoms is essential amidst a global spike of secularism. Read more »
The basic principles of warfare haven't changed in thousands of years. So what can the study of military history tell us about the plausibility of the Book of Mormon? Read more »
The first public images of the inside of the sweeping Payson Utah Temple were released Tuesday, days before the start of a monthlong open house expected to draw 500,000 visitors. Leaders said the... Read more »
Teenagers and leaders can join forces to revamp the LDS Church youth dance. Read more »
Sherry Allred, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the composer and writer of “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” a musical that has “been brewing within... Read more »
The announcement was ordinary and without fanfare. Larry Pressler would be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the weekly services of the Chevy Chase... Read more »
Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, returned home Wednesday night and was resting comfortably, a church spokesman said, after a short stay in the hospital for observation and testing due to trouble breathing. Read more »
This is the story of one girl, two women and a cupcake. It is a story of light in the dark, and the influence that one person can have on thousands. Read more »
Is it time to do away with the youth dance? No. And here are some good reasons why. Read more »
Freeman Dyson, a physicist and mathematician, recently sat down with The New York Times, sharing that the most unexpected book he keeps on his bookshelf is a copy of the Book of Mormon. Read more »
Cause for Hope helps families in poverty to become self-sufficient business owners, budget-keepers and entrepreneurs. Its unique mentoring program has helped 1,600 families since 2001 in poor... Read more »
Recent general conference messages inspired us to compile a list of marriage advice from past and present LDS Church leaders. Read more »
A.D." continues to be engaging, inspiring entertainment. But as the series proceeds, it is becoming even more important for those interested in the Bible to spend time with the text itself to see... Read more »
The Cultural Hall in Nauvoo, Illinois, had more than 20 other different uses, including entertainment, church meetings, business, dances and funerals. Read more »
Joseph and Emma Smith worked together to juggle church responsibilities and family life. Their letters provide inspiration to today's parents, who have similar struggles. Read more »
Ed J. Pinegar’s recent book, “A Mighty Change: How Humility, Gratitude, and Love Bring Us Closer to Christ” focuses on the importance of change, and the blessing change brings in... Read more »
The Knowles Collection, a free online Jewish genealogy database, has recently reached its 1 millionth record milestone and is now easily searchable online through FamilySearch. Read more »
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