The story of the homeless man or woman you see every day might just surprise you.
"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 »
The Washington D.C. Visitors Center’s 37th annual Festival of Lights kicks off Thursday, Dec. 4. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
"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 »
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 »
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 »
The Mormon Channel released a video Monday about the importance of gratitude. Read more »
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 »
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 »
USU offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey is wearing many hats these days, including husband, college football player, student, ward clerk and new father. Read more »
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 »
The returned missionary discussed her insecurities, her career and her testimony with Mormon youths in an online event sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday. Read more »
Ask 10 members of my family to name their favorite dish from my mother’s Thanksgiving dinners, and you’ll get 10 different answers. But for me, it will always be her turkey stuffing. Read more »
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have increasingly encouraged members to use technology and social media to share the gospel. Larry Richman's new book offers 101 practical... Read more »
We all know the story about the pilgrims' first Thanksgiving. But do we know the story of the miracle on their Mayflower voyage? Read more »
Woman debates whether she should or should not end her two-year relationship before the holiday season and asks Angela for advice. Read more »
Sarah Van Dam is a good wife and mother. Then, with absolutely no history with addiction, she became addicted to painkillers. Like dark storm clouds that moved wherever she did, Van Dam had a... Read more »
Hannah Smith, a Mormon and senior counsel for the Becket Fund, which has secured some historic federal and U.S. Supreme Court rulings defending religious freedom, spoke about key areas for current... Read more »
What we thought would be our fourth routine delivery became the beginning of a journey that would teach us to hang on to hope through the heartache of losing a child. Read more »
I sometimes regret the fact that we use the word "faith" in religious discussions. Read more »
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On Dec. 6, hundreds of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Montreal participated in a flash mob at the Complexe Desjardins, singing Christmas carols to hundreds of... Read more »
The story of the homeless man or woman you see every day might just surprise you. Read more »
In April, the makers of "The Saratov Approach" will release a second film featuring missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in what director Garrett Batty calls another... Read more »
Joey Cottrell, 19, will likely be heading back to the LDS mission field after suffering from a rare disease called Guillain-barre syndrome. Read more »
The LDS Church said Sunday that it has not changed its position on legislation to protect gays from discrimination in housing and employment. Such legislation needs to include religious liberty... Read more »
In a video produced by the Mormon Channel in 2012, members of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share messages on the true meaning of Christmas. Read more »
The remarkable thing about Christmas is that the second member of the Godhead became a vulnerable baby, just as we all did. And he did it for us. We should marvel not just at this season but... Read more »
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of "Jesus the Christ," this study guide has been designed to help readers get more out of their study of the Savior. Read more »
At a turning point in his career, wedding photographer Scott Jarvie decided to live on the road for one year and photograph 70 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the... Read more »
Christmas I Remember Best: 'All this, and the Gospel, too;' Christmas with Ezra Taft and Flora Benson
Second of seven winners this year in the Deseret News' annual "Christmas I Remember Best" writing contest. Read more »
An unplanned WWI truce demonstrates the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ to bring peace to a world torn by strife and hatred. Soliders' letters detail a Christmas where the Spirit of Christ... Read more »
“Everything worth doing, and everything worth becoming and accomplishing, takes work — plain old-fashioned work,” said Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy... Read more »
A convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leman Copley owned over 700 acres of land that was then in Thompson. These images show land that Copley owned, including the cemetery... Read more »
BYU associate professors Eric Huntsman and Alonzo Gaskill are the authors of recent books that focus on different aspects of miracles and that have been released in advance of the New Testament... Read more »
As many know, the cold, high country of northern Arizona is a hotbed of Mormon history. I was there Sunday, looking to attend an LDS Christmas program. And I had options galore. I mentally tossed a dart at a map and it landed on... Read more »
When singer-songwriter and former “American Idol” contestant Brooke White was approached by Foundation Entertainment with an offer to donate to a charity of her choice, she found the... Read more »
Using the analogy of my new Fitbit, our trials, challenges, opportunities and relationships take on new meaning and literally change our attitude when we have purpose to our steps and lives. Read more »
The world overwhelms us with enticements, but the Lord holds out the sweet assurance of true gifts if we will forsake the world and follow him. Read more »
Nathan Furr, a professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at Brigham Young University, a visiting scholar at INSEAD and ESSEC and an author, will be the featured speaker at the RootsTech... Read more »
Utahn and Mormon author Ed J. Pinegar weaves a tightly laced novella that shares an example of how even a small kind deed or compliment can reverberate to help others. Read more »
In the booklet "Born to the Virgin Mary," David J. Ridges focuses on Jesus Christ, his relationship with his mortal mother Mary and the miraculous events surrounding his birth. Read more »
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