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LDS leaders send letter with counsel for members on same-sex marriage decision

The LDS Church is sending a letter for local leaders to share with members.

Newly acquired Carl Bloch piece unveiled at BYU Museum of Art

Carl Bloch's "The Mocking of Christ" was available for public viewing for two hours Thursday morning. The painting was recently rediscovered and acquired by the museum. Read more »

June 5, 2015


Watch: Elder L. Tom Perry's funeral service

Funeral services for Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were held Friday, June 5, at 11 a.m. MDT in the Salt Lake... Read more »

June 5, 2015


The Cartwrights meet the Mormons in a new ‘Bonanza’ DVD

A two-part 1966 episode of “Bonanza” about Mormons being persecuted in a small Nevada town makes its DVD debut this week. Read more »

June 4, 2015


Sharing the 'Miracle': Mormon filmmaker wants 'Cokeville' retelling to reach many faiths

T.C. Christensen's "The Cokeville Miracle" was made for a non-denominational audience with Christian values. Read more »

June 4, 2015


Vai's View: Elder L. Tom Perry 'was always so good to me'

I first met Elder Perry while in San Diego for the 1980 Holiday Bowl as an 18-year-old freshman. Frankly, I didn’t know who he was – which tells you all you need to know about me as an... Read more »

June 4, 2015


What's new: Book shares 31 principles to become better parents

"Parenting Principles" uses the teachings of Latter-day Saint leaders and scriptures to help readers become better parents. Read more »

June 3, 2015


Elder L. Tom Perry — an 'uncommon' life of service and enthusiasm

Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who championed family values with a robust voice and cheerful optimism, died... Read more »

May 30, 2015


Book review: Mormon blogger writes much-needed guide for adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary

Mormon blogger Andrea Faulkner Williams writes a much-needed handbook for the challenges of adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary in her new book "Tell Me About It, Sister! A Guide for... Read more »

May 30, 2015


Watch: Elder and Sister Bednar answer LDS youths' questions about individual worth, technology, doubts and more

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan Bednar, participated in a "Face to Face" event with youths from around the world. Read more »

May 12, 2015


Wright Words: Fidelity starts outside the bedroom

It might just be a popular song on the radio, but its message is dangerous and destructive. Nearly everyone I've known with a broken marriage attributes the death of the relationship to the birth... Read more »

March 18, 2015


10 things I’d tell my single, 20-something self

I was single well into my 30s, and being single was a struggle for me, but I learned a few things along the way. If I were to give myself advice while I was still single and in my 20s, here’s... Read more »

March 6, 2015


Taylor Halverson: In the gospel, faith must come first

We know that faith is the first principle of the gospel (Articles of Faith 4). However, in our world saturated with “evidence first,” the call to act in faith first seems difficult if... Read more »

Feb. 17, 2015


Shattering stereotypes: My sister's 15-year journey away from, back to the LDS Church

Shortly after high school, my sister’s life veered away from the faith we all shared and onto a journey that took her away from activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2015


Taylor Halverson: Rules for learning

I entered my daughter's preschool room and learned how I have not understood the rules of learning. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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7 financial mistakes Latter-day Saint families should avoid

At a time when concerns about family finances are widely believed to be a leading cause of marital discord and divorce, our efforts to manage our finances wisely are perhaps more important than ever. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015


Taylor Halverson: Evidences for the Book of Mormon: In cover of darkness and the turning of the New Year

The Book of Mormon provides many small or subtle clues that are relevant to its authenticity as an ancient record. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015


Taylor Halverson: Christmas without Jesus

Christmas is about Jesus. But not always. More now than ever before, it seems, Christmas is not about Jesus. Our society is celebrating Christmas without Jesus. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014


Taylor Halverson: The real 12 days of Christmas and why April 6 is a religiously significant date

Our ideas about the 12 days of Christmas may be innocuously incorrect. The 12 days of Christmas begin on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, and end on Jan. 6 and there is some significance to those dates. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014


Taylor Halverson: Giving thanks now and always, part 2

New perspectives on Thanksgiving can lead to greater understanding of the Atonement. This is the second of two columns. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014


Taylor Halverson: Giving thanks now and always

New perspectives on Thanksgiving can lead to greater understanding of the Atonement. This is the first of two columns. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014


Taylor Halverson: Why World War I and the Ottoman Empire matter today

Why does World War I matter today? If we seek to resolve the conflicts of the present, we must first understand and resolve the conflicts of the past. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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Taylor Halverson: Online tool tracks scriptures cited in LDS general conference talks

Scriptures.byu.edu was created by BYU professors Steve Liddle and Richard Galbraith. This tool links and organizes scripture cited in general conference talks, providing a new way of engaging in... Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014


BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe tells about his Mormon conversion

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe’s long road to LDS Church membership started in high school and stretched until late in his NFL career. Along the way, key people influenced his life in ways... Read more »

July 18, 2013


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