Content from the "The First Fifty Years of The Relief Society" is now accessible online.
A few weeks ago I had had it. School had just let out for the summer, and seemingly overnight my three daughters’ behavior went from scheduled and predictable to totally out of control. Read more »
The Book of Mormon seems to reflect a surprisingly sophisticated understanding of the way languages change over time. Read more »
Ed J. Pinegar, author of over 60 books, has put together a step-by-step guidebook for preparing for an LDS Church mission: "What Every Future Missionary and Their Parents Need to Know." Read more »
I am aware, every day, that I live in a bubble. We are only a short drive from Falcon Heights, Minnesota, where Philando Castile was shot last week. But we might as well live in a different... Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is scheduled to be the devotional speaker at this year's BYU Education Week. Read more »
The two-story extant store of Windsor and Sylvia Lyon also served as their place of residence. With its assortment of goods that could have been sold in the 1840s, this facility serves as a walk... Read more »
In a lecture given last month at the University of Oxford, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles revealed that each year The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spends... Read more »
FamilySearch International is hoping that 72,000 volunteers will complete at least one indexing batch during a 72-hour period July 15-17. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has created a new version of "Meet the Mormons" with new faces and new stories that will be shown exclusively in the Legacy Theatre at Temple Square... Read more »
Twila Van Leer: Stories from books, diaries bring the dates, names and places of family history to life
Books, biographies, original writings and old photos bring to life essential data about deceased ancestors. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a program that provides scanning and... Read more »
Mormon artist Grant Romney Clawson, who created portraits of LDS prophets and paintings for temples, dies at 88
Grant Romney Clawson, a Murray resident who painted portraits of LDS prophets and art for temples and church buildings, and who worked for KSL-TV for 16 years, died Sunday, July 10. Read more »
MyKayla Skinner, 19, competed for the fifth spot on the USA women's gymnastics team this weekend. Read more »
Anytime either one of us has had a particularly hard day, or when we come home from a date, or really just to say, “I love you,” it’s chocolate chip cookies. Read more »
Magnificent places like Yellowstone — and America’s other national parks — inspire awe and reverence. They take us back to a time when very little separated us from nature. Read more »
One of the greatest but little-known stories about Utah history is now a big part of This Is the Place Heritage Park. Read more »
When a classical violinist meets a popular YouTube pianist, their hearts and music collide. "Love at First Note" by Jenny Proctor is a sensational novel about sacrificing for family, following... Read more »
The way we speak matters as much as what we say. The posture we take toward the other person and that he or she takes toward us can either facilitate or constrain the Spirit of truth. Read more »
LDS author who lost battle with cancer shows love conquers cancer in final book 'See You in the Morning'
In her final work, "See You in the Morning," Pamela S. Williams displays the power that love wields even in the face of cancer. Read more »
FamilySearch will host its annual Worldwide Indexing Event on July 15-17. Read more »
The LDS Church is studying the impact of a new Russian law that restricts missionary work outside of churches and requires permits for missionaries, but the faith's missionaries will remain in... Read more »
Elder Lance B. Wickman, the general counsel for the LDS Church, said Thursday that believers have to prioritize religious freedoms, defending those at the innermost core of importance and... Read more »
A sold-out concert July 2 at the prestigious Musikverein in Vienna capped the first week of a 20-day tour of western Europe by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. Read more »
We're all inevitably affected by our cultural and social environment. Such influences can be spiritually dangerous, though, so it's wise to be aware of rival worldviews and, where necessary, to be... Read more »
The Edgehill Ward, organized in Salt Lake City in 1936, will celebrate its 80th anniversary with a reunion Aug. 20-21. Read more »
How can you protect religious freedom? A BYU conference this week will provide tips for talking about it effectively, identify the political and legal trends, and help with understanding media... Read more »
The extant home of Newel and Elizabeth Whitney is the site where Joseph and Emma Smith first stayed following their move to Kirtland, Ohio. Several sections of the Doctrine and Covenants were... Read more »
In matters of faith, where a pulpit is a witness stand and people constantly share and bear testimony, being a reliable witness is all. Religious souls rise or fall on their authenticity. Read more »
Using a variety of analogies and stories, Eric Richards, an LDS Church educator, gives an inspiring fireside on audio CD about how the power of our words can affect others. "The key to other... Read more »
The Sapporo Japan Temple will be the third LDS temple in Japan and is set to be dedicated on Sunday, Aug. 21. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has developed a sophisticated system for digitizing and storing books and other historical items that makes information available to those who are... Read more »
Why I believe "everything will work out," maybe just not on this earth. Read more »
Jennifer Stagg used to spend her nights covering the top story of the day, now she finds herself in the everyday trenches of motherhood. Although she no longer is on the 10 o'clock news, she has... Read more »
Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Doger Stadiumin Los Angeles July 1. Read more »
Jordy Collins, a 17-year-old from California, has become one of the country's rising young surfers. Read more »
Just under a week into their Western European tour, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have performed concerts in Berlin and Nuremburg — and folks on tour are still... Read more »
When Mormon Leah Donaldson gets a job as a governess to two children whose mother has died and father is away at war, she isn't ready for the love she feels for them, or the trouble that awaits her... Read more »
One year has passed since the death of President Boyd K. Packer on July 3, 2015. President Packer was serving as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Read more »
“God Bless America” became an unofficial national anthem of the United States almost from the moment Kate Smith sang it on the radio in 1938. Read more »
What's new: Gerald Lund's 'To Soar With Eagles' explores life in San Juan mission in southeastern Utah
Author Gerald N. Lund's "To Soar With Eagles" is the sequel to "Only the Brave," a two-volume historical fiction series based on the families that pioneered the San Juan mission in early... Read more »
CEO of At Home, Lewis “Lee” Bird, understands good values in business. In his three years with the company, he has successfully applied many policies that reflect his LDS beliefs. Read more »
Last week on social media, LDS chefs and musicians were involved with national companies and news organizations. Read more »
I am confident that every dad who’s ever had a daughter can relate to at least some of what I’ve been feeling lately. Pardon the cliché, but it feels like just yesterday that my... Read more »
Elder D. Todd Christofferson speaks at Freedom Festival Patriotic Service: 'Religious Freedom — A Cherished Heritage to Defend'
Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke on America's heritage of religious freedom and the need to defend it at the Freedom Festival Patriotic Service on June 26. Read more »
'Please do not fear technology,' Elder David A. Bednar says at 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents
Speaking during the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, Elder David A. Bednar emphasized: “Please do not fear technology. Please do not take counsel from your fears. Embrace these... Read more »
A Latter-day Saint optometrist and his wife from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, hold free clinics in LDS meetinghouses, community halls, schools and other locations in Fiji — bringing the nation... Read more »
When Elaine Dalton heard Michelle Lehnardt’s vision for RubyGirl.org, she immediately voiced her support. Read more »
How we model our beliefs may be more important than any words we ever say, although words, too, are essential to preaching the gospel. Read more »
A new online exhibit titled “Exceedingly Valiant for Courage” was recently launched by the Church History Museum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . Read more »
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo's life has not been the same since he and his family were featured in the LDS Church-produced film "Meet the Mormons." Read more »
Meet Sonya. She’s a nurse. She helps people for a living. She was on her way to work on Thursday when floods hit her hometown of White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia. Read more »
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During a recent trip to Italy, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet R. Uchtdorf, visited the Rome Italy Temple site on July 17. Read more »
The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »
We all add to the history of the time and place where accident or design destined us to live out our lives. Indulge me while I wallow in a bit of nostalgia about my own place in history. Read more »
Several years ago, I was hired to lead a trip to Peru. The trip was organized by a group travel company and was expertly executed in every way, with the exception of the in-over-his-head host. Read more »
Elder Per G. Malm, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died of cancer this morning at his home in home in GÖteborg, Sweden. Elder Malm was 67. Read more »
Seymour Brunson was a faithful Latter-day Saint whose passing in 1840 affected the Prophet Joseph Smith. While preaching during Brunson's funeral, the Prophet Joseph first publicly taught about... Read more »
I sent my kids on pioneer trek dressed in cowboy hats and pure fear. The result surprised even me. Read more »
In "Sisters, Arise! Becoming the Woman God Intends You to Be," Lynne Perry Christofferson shares humorous and inspirational stories and analogies to teach spiritual lessons on a variety of subjects. Read more »
International students at BYU-Hawaii are using their education and talents to bless their families and home countries. They want to make a difference in the world. Read more »
Amid political unrest in Turkey, Church leaders have transferred 15 young volunteers serving in Turkey to Germany, "where they will continue their service among the Turkish-speaking population of... Read more »
It's been one year since the Tanners arrived on the BYU-Hawaii campus. During that time, they've embraced President David O. McKay's prophetic vision, delighted in teaching and serving students,... Read more »
The most significant annual apologetics conference convenes again in Provo a week from today. Everyone is welcome. Read more »
More than 116,000 volunteers participated in the Worldwide Indexing event July 15-17 and digitized over 10 million global family records. Read more »
Ryan Raddon, known as DJ Kaskade, talks about his unusual lifestyle in an interview with the Daily Beast. Read more »
“This is why,” I thought reaching out for that young woman and holding her tight, “this is why I leave my dear ones. This is why I sacrifice my time and give of my talents.”... Read more »
Content from the "The First Fifty Years of The Relief Society" is now accessible online at the Church Historian's Press website. Read more »
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