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22 quotes from LDS leaders that give insight into dating and marriage

Click through this list to read advice from President Thomas S. Monson, Sister Elaine S. Dalton and others.

Ask Angela: How do I remove negative influences so I can go to the temple?

This reader is struggling to become temple worthy and Asks Angela for advice. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Wright Words: Why I'm not forcing my kids to believe in God

Why do I teach my children about God and his plan for me, for them, for our family? Because that's what my parents did for me. All parents have a responsibility to teach what matters most. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Book review: 'Planted' is for those with questions, those who want to help the questioners

"Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt" is for those with questions and doubts about their religious beliefs and those who love the questioners and want to help them. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Miracles help unlock a family's history

Charles Bachrach immigrated to the U.S., secretly changed his name to Charles Berry, and settled in Southern Utah. That name change blocked generations of his descendants from finding their German... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Keith Urban calls Utah native's 'American Idol' audition 'unforgettable'

Jenn Blosil, an Orem native, auditioned for “American Idol,” receiving a golden ticket and praise from the judges. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Nevada's largest daily newspaper features LDS family home evening program

The Las Vegas Review-Journal published a piece on the LDS Family Home Evening program in which families set aside one night a week to spend time together. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Book review: 'Eyes to See' shares lessons on recognizing life's lessons

Ardeth G. Kapp continues to strengthen testimonies and lead people closer to Jesus Christ in her latest book "Eyes to See: Recognizing the Lessons in our Lives." Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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RootsTech announces additional speakers, performers for 2016

RootsTech family history conference recently announced an additional keynote speaker and several performers for its February conference. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Prince Andrew praises Mormon Helping Hands volunteers following flooding

Mormon Helping Hands volunteers recently received praise from Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling discusses her new book, LDS faith and taking a different route to stardom

When someone sees dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling’s book cover for the first time, one of his or her first questions is likely, “Why is that the title?” Stirling’s book,... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Stephanie Nielson tours Provo City Center Temple, shares reaction on her blog

Stephanie Nielson shared her thoughts on her blog after touring the Provo City Center Temple. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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4 more LDS 'American Idol' contestants going to next stage of the competition in Hollywood

Four more LDS contestants will advance to the next round of the "American Idol" competition in Los Angeles. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Mormon manager for The Killers writes gospel doctrine book about overcoming favorite sins

As a lawyer, Robert Reynolds manages rock bands and represents clients in the entertainment industry. He is also a devout Mormon who recently wrote a book about overcoming our favorite sins titled... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Nationally syndicated columnist: 'You can't afford not to tithe'

In Michelle Singletary's book, "The 21-Day Financial Fast," Singletary encourages readers on day four to pay a tithe. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Defending the Faith: Meet three of the Eight Witnesses

An examination of the lives of the witnesses to the Book of Mormon, beyond the testimony printed with each copy of the book for nearly two centuries, reveals the depth and consistency of their... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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From tipoff to temple: What joining the LDS Church has done for SUU basketball player John Marshall

Southern Utah basketball player John Marshall's conversion to the LDS Church has opened his eyes to new experiences, blessed his marriage and given him much for which to be grateful. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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'Hey Joe Show' is a labor of love for 5 returned missionaries

Five returned missionaries created the Hey Joe Show, a way for them to stay connected and show their love for the country and the people they served. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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'Happiness in Family Life': President, Sister Gilbert discuss marriage, parenting in BYU-Idaho devotional

President Clark G. Gilbert and his wife, Christine, shared their thoughts on how to obtain happiness in family life in the first BYU-Idaho devotional of 2016. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Robert Cundick, renowned Mormon composer, Tabernacle organist, dies at 89

Robert Cundick, who performed for 27 years as an organist with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on "Music and the Spoken Word," will continue to have an impact on Temple Square and elsewhere due to his... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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A few tickets remain for Provo City Center open house

Most of the more than 630,000 tickets to the seven-week public open house are gone. Those that remain are for tours that begin between 7 and 7:30 a.m. However, some tickets may become available in... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Picturing history: Temecula, Riverside County, California

After its time at Warner’s Ranch, the Mormon Battalion marched on toward the Pacific Ocean. On Jan. 24, 1847, members camped at a site near modern day Temecula, Riverside County, that is... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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What's new: 'BYU-Hawaii: Prophetic Destiny —The First 60 Years' share schools' history

"BYU-Hawaii" is an informative and well-told story of the evolution of BYU-Hawaii from the arrival of the first missionaries in 1850 to the annexation of Hawaii and the growth of one of the most... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Father-son duo Shay and Gavin Butler share 30-day challenge to be healthier in 'Fat Dad, Fat Kid'

Shay Butler and his son Gavin document their 30-day challenge to eat healthier and lose weight in “Fat Dad, Fat Kid: One Father and Son’s Journey to Take Power Away From the... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Book review: 'Ready Resource for Relief Society' is a Relief Society teacher's perfect companion

"The Ready Resource for Relief Society: Howard W. Hunter" is full of supplemented material to aide the relief society teacher in conducting the most effective lesson. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Video of the LDS Provo City Center Temple shows preservation of building's history

A video released Monday by Mormon Newsroom shows the efforts made to preserve the history of the temple and provides a look inside the temple. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Former New York model launches LDS temple dress company

As a teen, Rosemary Card walked catwalks throughout the world, modeling the latest in high fashion. But the 26-year-old is now devoting her time to a different kind of fashion: a line of LDS temple... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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From ashes to 'blessing'; Provo City Center Temple echoes its legacy as a tabernacle

The LDS Church will release 155,000 more free, reserved tickets to the seven-week open house for the faith's 150th temple tonight at 6 p.m. on lds.org. More reservations may be released after the... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Book review: 'Miracles of the Book of Mormon' shares insights for study

"Miracles of the Book of Mormon" by Alonzo L. Gaskill offers insights and statements from Book of Mormon scholars, prophets, apostles and the author's own insights and experiences that would... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Book review: 'Schooling the Prophet' looks at influence of the Book of Mormon on Joseph Smith

Gerald E. Smith has published an interesting and thought-provoking volume in which he suggests that the Book of Mormon had a much greater influence on Joseph Smith and the organization of the LDS... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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'Becoming true millennials'

“Expect and prepare to do impossible things,” President Russell M. Nelson told young Latter-day Saints during a Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults Sunday night. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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President Russell M. Nelson: 'Becoming true millennials'

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“Expect and prepare to do impossible things,” President Russell M. Nelson told young Latter-day Saints during a Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults on Sunday night. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

Book review: 'Scripture Study Made Simple: The Book of Mormon' shares context, insights

“Scripture Study Made Simple: The Book of Mormon,” includes the Book of Mormon, verse for verse, with, in green type, quotes and references from general authorities and scholars,... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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Book review: 'The Lost Sheep of Ancient America' brings Book of Mormon to life

In her book, "The Lost Sheep of Ancient America," author, Phyllis Carol Olive brings the Book of Mormon to life as she traces the routes and battlefields of the Nephites, Jaredites and other... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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Book review: 'Meeting Christ in the Book of Mormon' shares experiences of coming unto Christ

Ryan H Sharp's book "Meeting Christ in the Book of Mormon" shares experiences of those in the Book of Mormon and how they came to know their Savior. It can help supplement your study of the Book of... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Book review: 'The Book of Mormon Study Guide: Start to Finish' shares questions, commentary

Whether a seminary-age novice of the gospel or a seasoned teacher, “The Book of Mormon Study Guide: Start to Finish” is a valuable commentary compiled with the specific purpose. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Taylor Halverson: When should we be afraid of the future?

Belief in the Second Coming of Jesus Christ does not give us license to engage in fearful apocalyptic thinking about the present or the future. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir member creates gingerbread Tabernacle

Gregory Marsh, a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and his wife, Elizabeth, a member of Orchestra at Temple Square, created a gingerbread model of the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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'Music and the Spoken Word': The power of humility

The world in which we live is fiercely competitive — some would even say ruthless. The pressure to succeed, to get ahead, leads many to be aggressive, dominating, overpowering. But... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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From Chile to Colorado: Sam Bennion exchanges LDS missionary name tag for football jersey

Sam Bennion completed a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile. He will now play football for the University of Colorado. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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2 LDS contestants receive golden tickets on final season of 'American Idol'

Madilyn Paige and John Wayne Schulz, both members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be on the final season of "American Idol." Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Online exhibit shows Provo City Center Temple interior photos, documents site as center of worship

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New online exhibit at history.lds.org details the legacy of Latter-day Saint worship on the site of the Provo City Center Temple, constructed in the burned shell of the historic Provo Tabernacle. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Man completes 200-mile LDS temple run to benefit 4-year-old boy

On a chilly, 7-degree morning the day after Christmas, Wan Ho Kou of Herriman and six other runners gathered at the Draper Utah Temple to begin a 56-mile journey on foot toward the Payson Utah Temple. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Defending the Faith: A massive new resource for students of the Book of Mormon

Book of Mormon Central will bring together the astonishingly rich, varied and voluminous results of decades of serious scholarship and writing, making them easily accessible at no cost to users. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Additional reservations for Provo City Center Temple open house to become available Monday

Reservations for the Provo City Center Temple open house are temporarily unavailable. More reservations will become available Jan. 11. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Picturing history: Ring Camp and Reno Cemetery, Cass County, Iowa

On June 6, 1846, the Camp of Israel stopped for the night near the West Nodaway River and placed its wagons in a large circle. This circle of wagons came to be referred to as “Ring Camp.” Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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What's new: 'The Contrite Spirit' helps connect the temple with Christ's Atonement

"The Contrite Spirit," a new book by Elder Bruce C. Hafen and his wife Marie K. Hafen, helps connect temple ordinances with Jesus Christ's Atonement. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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New Harmony: Where there's a Christus, there's often a temple

The highway that leads to the LDS Tijuana Mexico Temple has a no-nonsense name. It’s called “La Via Rapida” — The Fast Way. Dozens of intriguing sights flash by as you drive... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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12-year-old singer Evie Clair featured on recently released 'Once I Was a Beehive' soundtrack

Although producers had no initial plan to release it, the soundtrack for the film “Once I Was a Beehive" is now available. It features the music of 12-year-old singer Evie Clair. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Online timeline explores the history of the Provo City Center Temple

A timeline detailing the history of the Provo City Center Temple can now be found online. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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'I'm still here': LDS husband, father grateful to be alive one year after surgery to remove cancer

“Since the minute I found out I had cancer, I have literally never feared for my life,” Nate Houle wrote one year ago on the blog he shares with his wife. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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