Faith films are a growing industry among the independent-movie community.
Andrea Hernandez picks out intricate arpeggios as a member of La Banda Revelation, which performs at Iglesia Hispana Emanuel, a Presbyterian church in the city’s Hispanic neighborhood. On a... Read more »
Pope Francis is set to arrive in Washington on Sept. 22 by plane. The nuns are coming on a bus. Read more »
Emmy-winning actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik isn’t afraid to speak out about her sometimes-unconventional social views, from writing a book about attachment parenting to criticizing... Read more »
The dean of the University of Oklahoma’s College of Architecture issued a public apology on Monday (Aug. 24) for wearing an Arabic robe and head covering, known as a thawb and a keffiyeh, to... Read more »
One organization asserts that faith and college football need to go their separate ways. Read more »
It's often said that in Buddhism wealth "is no path to happiness," but the author of a new book on Buddhism discusses how we can learn about money from the faith. Read more »
Did Jesus have a wife? It’s a question experts, researchers and believers have debated for years. A new study may point toward “yes.” Read more »
The Church announced Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, that it will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America. Read more »
LDS Church leaders said Wednesday the faith "will go forward" with Scouting but will appoint Scout leaders consistent with its values, a right the BSA said it will defend. The church continues to... Read more »
Using guidelines from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, a new stock index tracks shares according to "social justice activity" and economic stewardship. It is one of several ways faith-based... Read more »
Bring those mission habits home and apply them to postmission life. Brock Booher shows returning missionaries how to make lessons learned while serving mission for the LDS Church count for the rest... Read more »
Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name. That man is Tuhan — name that, in Indonesian, means “God.” Read more »
Jody Bowman has biked missionary trips spanning 1.8 million miles since beginning the trips in 1995, according to The Atlantic. Read more »
Elder Keith K. Hilbig, who served for 11 years as a general authority of the LDS Church, died Saturday. He was 73. The church's former international legal counsel was placed on medical leave from... Read more »
So-called "anti-conversion" laws passed or proposed in Burma, India and Nepal are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony. Read more »
The Indianapolis Indiana Temple, which was dedicated in three session on Aug. 23, will now become part of the rich fabric of Indiana. Read more »
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Indianapolis Indiana Temple — the first temple in the Hoosier State and the 148th worldwide — in three... Read more »
Some 1,500 youth in Indianapolis, Indiana, shared the rich culture and history of the Hoosier State through music and dance on Aug. 22. Read more »
The Frankfurt Germany Temple will close on Sept. 7, 2015, for extensive renovations. The temple is expected to be closed for more than a year. Read more »
After a warm reception from critics and audiences, Utah-made "Once I Was a Beehive" will play at Utah theaters an extra week and expand to locations in Idaho and Arizona in September. Read more »
Franklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Observer story, has some worrying that too many top Christian nonprofit leaders as well as pastors are seeing... Read more »
A historic mission to the Navajo Nation is still alive and well, almost three-quarters of a century after it was founded by a legendary Episcopal priest. Read more »
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Susan Easton Black, Mary Jane Woodger and Casey Paul Griffiths, three members of the Department of Church History and Doctrine at BYU, have teamed up to write "The 100 Most Important Events in... Read more »
One young man decided to surprise his mother after serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Czech Republic. Read more »
Former Deseret News CEO and Harvard Business School professor Clark Gilbert will be installed as BYU-Idaho's 16th president in a Sept. 15 ceremony. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in... Read more »
Last week my wife and I caught a concert by Alex Boye, a hot commodity in Utah music circles. James Brown was long considered “the hardest working man in show business,” but after... Read more »
Was this mass baptism at a Georgia high school 'problematic' or inspiring? Watch the video to decide
A mass baptism where 18 students and one coach were baptized before a Georgia high school's football practice started a controversy, prompting a debate over religious freedom. Read more »
Many people in the Church struggle knowing whether they are feeling the Spirit or creating something on their own. Jack Marshall, an institute instructor, spoke about an often-asked question in an... Read more »
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated a major new addition to the church-affiliated Polynesian... Read more »
In the fourth video of "12 Steps to Change," a 12-video series produced by the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services, a man named Austin shares his struggle with drug and alcohol addictions and... Read more »
The idea that humans have the potential to become like God isn't peculiarly Mormon. It's an ancient Christian doctrine that was largely forgotten in the West for centuries — until it was... Read more »
In the runup to the World Congress of Families IX — the first such event to be hosted in an American city — organizers are continuing to face controversy. Read more »
Three members of the BYU religion faculty — Susan Easton Black, Casey Paul Griffiths and Mary Jane Woodger — are teaming up to write a book on "The 100 Most Important Events in... Read more »
Faith films are a growing industry among the independent-movie community, from the so-called Mormon-cinema movement to the work of the Kendrick brothers, Baptists whose Christian-based pictures... Read more »
Greg Welch has produced a YouTube video telling the story of how his father, John W. Welch, discovered chiasmus in the Book of Mormon. Read more »
President Uchtdorf speaks to University of Utah medical students about 'responsibility, humanity, joy'
Addressing students beginning their training at the University of Utah School of Medicine, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf spoke Aug. 28 about “the responsibility, humanity and joy of wearing a... Read more »
Cougar football share testimonies through word and song at team devotionals. Read more »
In helping Latter-day Saints young and old to deal with criticisms against the Church and the doubts criticisms might cause, there is no substitute for the guidance of the Holy Ghost, Ed J. Pinegar... Read more »
Overcoming drugs, alcohol, pornography: Mormon Channel, LDS Family Services release 12-step video series
In a new video series, "12 Steps to Change," the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services highlight the help that is available through the LDS Addiction Recovery Program. Read more »
Family therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren't connecting, but it's probably not what one expects. Read more »
Five of six deputies in the office of a Kentucky county clerk found in contempt of court and held Thursday for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples say they will process the... Read more »
In the third video of "12 Steps to Change," a 12-video series produced by the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services, a woman named Sharon shares her struggle with a crystal meth addiction. Read more »
In the first video of the series "12 Steps to Change," produced by the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services, a man named David shares his personal story of addiction and the importance of honesty... Read more »
Service missionaries bring their life skills and experiences to bless the lives of others in Utah's Inner City Mission. Read more »
The Seattle Family Discovery Center, similar to one operating since February at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City, opened to the public on Aug. 21. Read more »
Cast members for the 2016 "Saturday's Warrior" motion picture reboot were announced Tuesday, including popular LDS artist Alex Boye. Read more »
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