LDS leader Jermaine Sullivan, featured in "Meet the Mormons," teaches David Archuleta to step-dance.
Since 1879, the Manti Tabernacle has been a landmark in the small Sanpete County town. Now, an effort to preserve this edifice is revealing how the pioneers built it. Read more »
Mormon pioneers were safer leaving in April than in May, in May rather than June, and so on. The later they left, the more likely they were to die, but the reasons may surprise you. Read more »
Due to tremendous demand, the LDS Church released more tickets to the Ogden Utah Temple open house on Tuesday, making the announcement at the outset of a tour for media of the reconstructed temple. Read more »
To my pal who thinks all my days are perfection, think again. Just because I don't dwell on them doesn't mean I don't get punched in the mouth like everyone else. Bad days are inevitable —... Read more »
Charles and Gloris Goff know the meaning of true love. The couple celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary this month and say it's a milestone that any couple can reach through dedication and... Read more »
A new website has been launched as a collaboration between FamilySearch and the Overland Travel website to help researchers find and identify pioneer ancestors. Read more »
Appropriate as a LDS Church seminary, institute or Sunday school study guide, or an incredible tool for personal use, this family friendly commentary, "The Testimony of Luke," is an asset to any... Read more »
More than 66,500 FamilySearch volunteers around the world helped index and arbitrate records from July 20 at 6 p.m. to July 21 at 5:59 p.m. as part of the Worldwide Indexing Event. Read more »
I wouldn’t want to trade places with Great-Great-Grandfather Henson for anything. Read more »
In late July 1847, the Mormon pioneers gazed at the Salt Lake Valley, which would be a home to thousands of the Saints. They built homes, shops, schools and churches, but in only 11 years they were... Read more »
Many have compared the trek of the Mormon pioneers to the exodus of ancient Israel, and not without justice. The pioneer migration should be remembered and celebrated, as the ancient one has been. Read more »
Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women were a boon and a blessing. Read more »
A team of editors have compiled a new book titled, "The Mormon Wars," which contains essays describing the early persecutions of the LDS Church. Read more »
Just as “holy matrimony” involves three people — the husband, the wife and the Lord — Jonathan and David had a “holy friendship,” a friendship involving God. God... Read more »
Robert Scott Lorimer’s leadership brought about the acquisition of a number of sacred sites associated with the handcart pioneers. Read more »
Family history research has changed over the years since I was a little boy. There is a flood of digitized records and documents to help us record and store information on our family ancestors and... Read more »
There was just something about the woman behind the counter. She had worried eyes and a tired smile. I suspected the reason her smile was exhausted had nothing to do with using it all the time, it... Read more »
Angela offers advice on modesty. Share your voice, too! Read more »
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir experienced a first last weekend when Santino Fontana, known for his role as Hans in "Frozen," led them in a medley that included Pharell William's song "Happy." Read more »
A $10 donation will transform a woman's life. Celeste Mergens, of Days for Girls, was helping orphans in Kenya, Africa, and went to bed one night praying to do more. She awoke to a prompting that... Read more »
Author Dean Hughes wraps up his Come to Zion series with “Fresh Courage Take.” As each couple faces the challenges of building Zion in their respective eras, the book shows that it... Read more »
People can begin to reserve free tickets to the Ogden Temple open house on Monday morning. The open house begins Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 6. The temple closed in April 2011 for extensive... Read more »
Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square perform Handel's "Messiah." Read more »
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NFL and college football coaches talk about how they balance serving in the LDS Church with the demands of coaching football. Read more »
Careful study of the Book of Mormon's vocabulary and grammar suggests that seeming errors aren't errors at all. In fact, they may provide striking evidence that the book's translation in the 19th... Read more »
"Meet the Mormons," a new feature-length documentary produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, features the lives of six individuals who live across the globe. Read more »
A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week Tuesday. Read more »
Sister Nancy Vea, 19, of West Jordan, was critically injured while traveling with other missionaries Friday. Read more »
Southern Utah football coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon, yet he attends and serves in his Cedar City LDS ward each week. The coach has been investigating the LDS Church since he played at Ricks... Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar urged members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to use social media to flood the earth with gospel messages. Read more »
There will always be differences among people — different cultures, different countries, different colors, different character traits. But in the kingdom, you don’t define people by... Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will be the devotional speaker for Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 11:10 a.m. MDT. Read more »
When Steve Kaufusi hears members of his ward voice uncertainty about their ability to serve in a church calling, he understands the feeling. “I’ve been in their shoes,” said... Read more »
Dale was a rock star in the Native American areas. He knew all of the people by name and made them feel great. He had a big heart, encouraging all of them to rise above their poverty. He stressed... Read more »
Researching Family History: The sadness that comes from lost or ruined photos and documents — and the resolution
Heavy downpours of rain and ensuing landslides over the past three weeks are a reminder to plan ahead for potential big-time calamities. Read more »
Justin Anderson coaches the wide receivers and tight ends while also carrying the title of assistant head coach at Nicholls State. Anderson also serves as the LDS bishop of his Louisiana ward. Read more »
What does it take to coordinate thousands of ushers in order to host the hundreds of thousands of visitors at the Ogden Utah Temple open house? Read more »
A few weeks ago during personal scripture study, I highlighted a comma that I’ve read many times but never really seen. No doubt you’ve read it, too. In Luke 18, the Savior says:... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints added Angel Moroni statues to the Cordoba Argentina Temple and the Trujillo Peru Temple last week. Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted two pictures on Facebook after his granddaughter returned from... Read more »
Readers looking for encouragement to press forward in faith will find much to appreciate in “The Peter Potential.” It is a quiet and gracious book that has the potential to change hearts. Read more »
Located on River Road in Independence, Missouri, the Mound Grove Cemetery is home to several sites of interest to students of the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Why the wording in some Doctrine and Covenants revelations differs from the original. Read more »
There are two ways to read the expression “taken in.” One is positive. It refers to a poor wayfarer being “taken in” and given shelter. The other is not. There, being taken... Read more »
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