We've compiled quotes from LDS leaders about the importance of giving thanks and reflecting on blessings.
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife Susan visited Ebola-free Liberia to demonstrate it is safe for LDS missionary work. Missionaries began to return to the... Read more »
Sister Ruth Raelene Hill, the wife of the president of the LDS Church's Ghana Accra West Mission, Norman C. Hill, died Sunday from a medical condition. The Hills are from Klein, Texas, and had been... Read more »
There are depths of joy, and accomplishment beyond the check-box mindset in our lives. Read more »
"Always Will" struggles with pacing and character likability but has a feel-good ending and lessons about love and honesty. Read more »
From scripture, the example and teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith and renowned political theorists, we are reminded of the fragility of freedom and liberty and our duty to defend freedom and... Read more »
The Bells on Temple Square handbell choir will present its annual holiday-season concert “Celebrate With Joy” on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21. Read more »
The history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy will be the topic of the Pioneers in Every Land lecture on Thursday, Nov. 12. Read more »
In the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, Nov. 11 was renamed Veterans Day in honor of all military veterans — today numbering 25 million and counting — who gave so much for... Read more »
Afraid of falling in love, a divorced BYU co-ed finds herself in another relationship. The only question is whether she can trust again in "Worth Waiting For." Read more »
Peter Lassig devoted more than 40 years of his life to beautifying the Salt Lake Temple grounds. He died Oct. 25 at the age of 77. Read more »
A Catholic priest bids welcome to what he calls the small, modest, chaste expressions of faith—the faith of the "perhaps." Read more »
The LDS Church posted a video on Friday of Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles discussing the faith's updated handbook policies about same-sex marriage and children in... Read more »
To the incredible senior missionaries who serve so faithfully in full-time and local service missions, we salute you. You are the heart and soul of service. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made changes to its handbook for stake presidents, bishops and other local leaders that reaffirms its doctrine of marriage and offering... Read more »
From the very beginning of “The Peanuts Movie,” director Steve Martino made a couple of things very clear to the design teams that would work on the film. Read more »
A recent book surveys the history, over the past 3,500 years, of the idea of humans becoming like God. In this context, it takes a very sympathetic view of the doctrine of "exaltation" as taught... Read more »
The memory of Utah's only known Civil War battle casualty will now be remembered on the state's Capitol Hill, thanks to a ninth-grade descendant from Alpine. Read more »
From childhood friends to first glimpses as teenagers or in college, the stories of how several of the presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met their sweethearts are... Read more »
Mount Pisgah on the Iowa Mormon Trail was both a campsite as well as a way station or temporary settlement, utilized during the years 1846-1852. Read more »
In conjunction with the sesquicentennial of the LDS Church in Laie (1865-2015) and BYU-Hawaii's 60th anniversary, a new historical monument now marks the spot where President David O. McKay broke... Read more »
It’s really easy to get discouraged. It’s really easy to become apathetic and fall into a kind of holding pattern, biding time and waiting for the next stage to come. But you know what... Read more »
Ten years after the birth of the Christmas Jar movement began, the worldwide community of givers and receivers has experienced a first: A jar was stolen. Read more »
LDS daughter of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz talks about father's commitment to family, wholesome entertainment
Charles Schulz believed that America likes decency. And it appears that America still appreciates the world Schulz created. Read more »
President Thomas S. Monson, President Henry B. Eyring and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf issued a letter to be read in LDS sacrament meetings this Sunday urging Latter-day Saints to provide aid for... Read more »
Those hoping for tickets for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra on Temple Square’s Christmas concert have until Nov. 2 at 11:59 p.m. to register for the random ticket selection on... Read more »
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The Paris tragedy and calamities in the world remind us how desperately individuals need the gospel of Jesus Christ. An email from a missionary in the France Paris Mission is a reminder of the need... Read more »
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Taylor Richards of Sandy has lived a hard life and learned hard lessons, but by leaning on the Lord and believing in second chances, he's creating a future for himself that no one could have imagined. Read more »
Cedar City resident Grace Simkins recently celebrated her 107th birthday with her family. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will share the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ with its Christmas initiative, “A Savior Is Born,” beginning Nov. 29, 2015. Read more »
The BYUtv documentary/drama “Joan of Arc” includes perspectives of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Bishop GÉrald R. CaussÉ, the LDS... Read more »
Utah resident and soloist Lexi Walker collaborated with members of the Lyceum Philharmonic orchestra to present an arrangement of the classic Franz Schubert composition "Ave Maria." Read more »
If you are planning to scan your collection of old photos and negatives, here are five things you need to know in order to create a useable archive that will last for future generations. Read more »
Al Fox Carraway and James Curran talked to people about Thanksgiving traditions in a recently released video. Read more »
The latest audio CD “Unshaken” from popular full-time religious educator Hank Smith contains scriptures, insights and real-life stories about the process of gaining a testimony of the... Read more »
On Aug. 29, 2010, LDS Bishop Clay Sannar of the Visalia 2nd Ward was shot and killed in his ward meetinghouse in Visalia, California. Five years later, the Sannar family is working to make the... Read more »
On Jan. 19, 1847, members of the Mormon Battalion still found themselves on the California-Sonora Trail of the Mexican Era. Box Canyon became the first wagon road into southern California. Read more »
A newly renovated temple of The Church of Jesus Christ’s of Latter-day Saints in Quebec represents the vast diversity of Montreal, Canada’s most bilingual city. Read more »
In "Finding Peace When a Child Chooses Another Path," author and parent Robin Zenger Baker discusses a topic that is not often discussed in the LDS faith: What to do when a child leaves the church.... Read more »
We have many things for which to be grateful, preeminent among them the incarnation, Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Read more »
Volunteers in several areas in Utah and Idaho helped sort and pack hygiene, school and newborn kits headed to Zimbabwe through Eyes4Zimbabwe, which was started by a trio of LDS pro golfers. Read more »
In Box Elder County, you hear troubled kids talk about avoiding “juvie.” Juvie is the juvenile justice facility in North Ogden. It’s the foyer, so to speak, of the criminal... Read more »
RootsTech family history conference recently announced several of the keynote speakers for its February conference. Read more »
SUU wide receiver Justin Brown's life changed when his coach, who is not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, suggested he consider serving an LDS mission. Read more »
Sister Neill F. Marriott of the Young Women general presidency and Sister Cheryl A. Esplin of the Primary general presidency visited three Asian nations to meet with children, young women, women... Read more »
Moroni's prophecy must have seemed very unlikely to be fulfilled. But it has been and continues to be. Read more »
As we count our blessings instead of our burdens, as we measure life by what we have rather than what we don’t have, our lives become a constant, living “prayer of thanksgiving.” Read more »
Mormon missionaries who will speak their own language during their mission will train for three weeks now instead of two before heading to their field of service. Training had been reduced from... Read more »
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