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The Book of Mormon claims No. 1 spot on list of life-changing books

The Book of Mormon climbed to the top of a list of life-changing books from BestReadBook.com this week

New leaders called to serve in growing LDS Church

The LDS Church grew to 15,082,028 members in 2013, according to a statistical report released Saturday during the faith's general conference. Numerous leadership changes also were announced during... Read more »

April 5, 2014

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No new LDS temples for now, but President Monson says more to come

The LDS Church will focus on finishing 28 temples now under construction or previously announced, President Thomas S. Monson said Saturday. While he didn't announce any new temples, he said the... Read more »

April 5, 2014

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Live Twitter coverage: 184th Annual General Conference

To help you stay on top of the Twitter talk this weekend, we've compiled a list of users you can trust to deliver compelling, creative information. Read more »

April 5, 2014

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Jewish Mormons celebrate two cultures, eye one faith

Jewish members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Thursday night in Salt Lake City to celebrate Jewish and LDS cultures, asserting their religion is in linear descent from Old... Read more »

April 5, 2014

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184th Annual General Conference talk summaries (+photos)

Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com throughout the weekend. Read more »

April 5, 2014

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Book review: Rogue agents, dangerous terrorists plague Mormon spy's upcoming wedding in 'Spy for a Spy'

Talia’s back to her secretive, spying ways again in Jordan McCollum’s sequel “Spy for Spy.” She finds herself in yet another life threatening mission, but this time the... Read more »

April 5, 2014

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Grit: The true story of Steve Young

Steve Young will always be known as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. What most people don't know is that Steve Young attributes much of his success to the man who really taught him to... Read more »

April 4, 2014

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New leadership roles for women alters LDS mission culture, hints at deep, long-term ramifications

One year ago, the LDS Church announced new leadership responsibilities for women serving missions. Today, sister missionaries serve and provide training in each mission's highest council and lead... Read more »

April 4, 2014

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Neon Trees star Elaine Bradley talks about Mormon faith in new YouTube video

Elaine Bradley, drummer for Neon Trees, recently released her own "I'm a Mormon" video. Read more »

April 4, 2014

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KSL TV fills general conference weekend with exclusive programming

In addition to general conference, KSL TV has filled its schedule with unique and exclusive content. Read more »

April 4, 2014

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Why religious freedom matters to society and individuals, religious or not

The Patheos article "We Can't Afford to Let Religious Freedom Slip" notes why religious freedom is important for both the religious and nonreligious. Read more »

April 4, 2014

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David Archuleta shares second post-mission video with fans, says thank you

Pop star David Archuleta shared his second personal video since returning in March from his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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New LDS women's group quickly gains steam on Facebook

Launched three weeks ago, Mormon Women Stand is a new Facebook page that has built a major following as a safe place for LDS women who "unequivocally sustain the First Presidency and Quorum of the... Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Schedules, details for the 184th Annual General Conference of the LDS Church

Schedules and other facts for the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, convening in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City this weekend. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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BYUtv's 'Granite Flats' returns for second season

Sunday heralds the return of BYUtv's original dramatic series "Granite Flats," with brand-new stories and some recognizable faces. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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TRAX providing additional service for LDS Church's general conference

The Utah Transit Authority will run additional TRAX service on Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, to assist riders traveling to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' general... Read more »

April 3, 2014

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A Noah like no other before: A look at the latest biblical film from an LDS perspective

When Cecil B. DeMille’s movie epic "The Ten Commandments" was released in 1956, the opening credits proclaimed: “Those who see this motion picture … will make a pilgrimage over the... Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Using video, mobile apps to help seminary students learn lesson on bullying

Our early morning seminary class used two of the LDS Church's mobile apps to help a message sink in from President Dieter F. Uchtdorf's recent general conference talk on bullying. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Unexpected blessings in using the new 'Come, Follow Me' curriculum in my Beehive class

Adjusting from preparing Sunday lessons from a manual to preparing Sunday lessons online has been an unexpected blessing. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Defending the Faith: A witness for the Book of Mormon witnesses

William McLellin left the LDS Church an embittered man in 1838. But he maintained his faith in the Book of Mormon for the remaining 45 years of his life — partly as a result of his confidence... Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Tips for Living: Overcoming digital addictions

Digital distractions are around almost every second of the day. If not careful, technology can take over our lives. Here are 10 tips for overcoming digital distractions. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Picturing history: Rimington, Lancashire, England

During the period of President Heber C. Kimball’s first mission to Great Britain, he spent considerable time in the area of the River Ribble Valley. He and companions taught and baptized in... Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Duce's Wild: Teens' quest to be interesting: ‘Come, Follow Me’ can help with that

The faith-promoting stories shared in general conference help conversations in youth Sunday School be interesting and inspiring for six months to come. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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'Come, Follow Me' allows teachers to utilize general conference talks

"Come, Follow Me" gives instructors opportunities to be flexible with their teaching and utilize more current general conference talks. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Technology brings 'our beloved church leaders into the room'

Sharing conference messages in class is like inviting our beloved church leaders into the room, where the young students can watch, listen and feel the Spirit with which the message was delivered. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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