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BYU-Hawaii commencement: No escalator to heaven

Elder Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy spoke during BYU-Hawaii’s commencement on Dec. 13.

Duce's Wild: Every Sunday is a testimony meeting in a 'Come, Follow Me' classroom

Evidence of effective implementation of "Come, Follow Me" can be found when every Sunday becomes a testimony meeting in your classroom where teenagers not only learn but act and share as well. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Book review: Chief Captain adventures continue in 'The Command'

"The Chief Captain, Vol. 2: The Command," by Coral V. Hicks is the second book in a trilogy and brings to life the adventures of Book of Mormon military leader, Mormon, and the final days of the... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to stream Christmas music Dec. 11-25

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will stream Christmas music from its concerts commercial-free online from Dec. 11-25. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Critics misunderstand the nature of faith

If testimonies must be cultivated every day, what does that say about the nature of religious faith? Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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The Lower Lights combine old hymns, new traditions

The Lower Lights are in the business of breathing new life into the sacred hymns and gospel tunes audiences may already know and sharing the meaningful messages of songs that have been forgotten.... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: The hectic, happy holidays are here

Despite the hectic holiday madness, I am so grateful for the memories made and the bonds that are strengthened through family traditions, however similar to “National Lampoon’s... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Mormon authors, others share ways to help keep Christmas centered on Jesus Christ

Whether it's through the Nativity story, service, gifts for the Savior or other traditions, several authors and other members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share what they do... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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LDS Hospital opens newly renovated psychiatric unit

LDS Hospital opens new inpatient psychiatric unit to address growing demand for mental health services in Utah. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Picturing history: Mormon Battalion route near US border with Mexico

Maps portraying the route of the Mormon Battalion show that, for a time, the battalion likely blazed its way heading west in what is now present-day Sonora, Mexico. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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What's new: 'Temples: Sacred Symbolism, Eternal Blessings'

There are perhaps no symbols of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints more visible than its temples. In "Temples: Sacred Symbolism, Eternal Blessings," author David J. Ridges examines... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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In the Whirled: The immortality of siblings

Your relationship with your siblings impacts everything in your life, from health to happiness to longevity. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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6 historical nuggets from the new 'Joseph Smith Papers: Documents, Volume 3'

"Joseph Smith Papers: Documents, Volume 3" contains 88 documents, 13 revelations and is the first in the series to publish transcripts of architectural plans for building temples and cities. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Festival of Lights to start at D.C. visitors' center Dec. 4

The Washington D.C. Visitors Center’s 37th annual Festival of Lights kicks off Thursday, Dec. 4. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Wright Words: 'Mom, are you really getting rid of me?'

A mother's off-handed response to her 6-year-old son at a garage sale brought into focus when sarcasm and teasing may not be healthy. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: Athlete or not, my mission taught me that we all are competitors

The first lesson I learned when I left my hypercompetitive lifestyle behind to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was that you don't have to be on a field, court or... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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9 months after potentially fatal accident, BYU student preparing for LDS mission

In February, Lexi Hansen, a freshman at BYU, lay in a hospital bed in critical condition. Doctors gave her a 5 percent chance of survival. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Governor joins others for pre-Christmas hymns

Gov. Gary Herbert joined the Cathedral Church of St. Mark (Episcopal) Sunday in for a pre-Christmas program of hymns and readings that celebrate the coming of Christmas. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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Book review: Sequel 'Hot Pursuit' offers intrigue, romance in an interactive adventure

"Hot Pursuit," the recently released novel by Susan Dayley, offers intrigue, romance and a chance for readers to get in on the action, with the same interactive, 'choose your own ending' aspect... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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In NYT column, Arthur C. Brooks discusses BYU briefcase and 'moral elevation'

In a New York Times column, president of the American Enterprise Institute Arthur C. Brooks recounted how the gift of a BYU briefcase found him "unconsciously trying to live up to the high... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2014

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The Clean Cut: David Archuleta sings 'If the Savior Stood Beside Me' at BYU-Hawaii devotional

David Archuleta recently visited Brigham Young University-Hawaii and sang Sally Deford's "If the Savior Stood Beside Me" for students and community members. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Mormon Channel releases Thanksgiving video

The Mormon Channel released a video Monday about the importance of gratitude. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Defending the Faith: A day for grateful reflection

We cannot possibly repay what we owe for the unearned blessings we've received, but we can at least be thankful for them. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Time Out for Women in Salt Lake City offers women encouragement, hope and humor

Noelle Pikus-Pace was one of several presenters at Deseret Book’s Time Out for Women in Salt Lake City. About 7,000 gathered in the Maverik Center and many more watched from around the world... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Utah State's Kevin Whimpey is an athlete, student, husband, new father and LDS ward clerk

USU offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey is wearing many hats these days, including husband, college football player, student, ward clerk and new father. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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David Archuleta, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Piano Guys, others to participate in largest interfaith Nativity

The world record for the largest live Nativity will be challenged next week in Utah, and you could be a part of it. The event will take place next Monday, Dec. 1, at Rock Canyon Park. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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