Gordon B. Hinckley http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Gordon B. Hinckley en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:48:23 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Perpetual Education Fund thriving in Ghana http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607508/Perpetual-Education-Fund-thriving-in-Ghana.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607508/Perpetual-Education-Fund-thriving-in-Ghana.html Thirteen years after President Gordon B. Hinckley announced the beginning of the Perpetual Education Fund, the program is... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:05:00 MDT LDS Church leaders expected at BYU President Kevin Worthen's inauguration Sept. 9 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607112/LDS-Church-leaders-expected-at-BYU-President-Kevin-Worthens-inauguration-Sept-9.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607112/LDS-Church-leaders-expected-at-BYU-President-Kevin-Worthens-inauguration-Sept-9.html Kevin Worthen will be inaugurated Sept. 9 as BYU's 13th president in a ceremony at the Marriott Center. If tradition holds,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:10:00 MDT Spirit of competition is alive and well at BYU-Idaho http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606726/Spirit-of-competition-is-alive-and-well-at-BYU-Idaho.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606726/Spirit-of-competition-is-alive-and-well-at-BYU-Idaho.html An overview of the competitive-sports program at BYU-Idaho. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:00:00 MDT 170th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605870/170th-anniversary-of-the-martyrdom-of-Joseph-and-Hyrum-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605870/170th-anniversary-of-the-martyrdom-of-Joseph-and-Hyrum-Smith.html This year marks the 170th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum. Friends and enemies of the LDS... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:55:02 MDT 'A mother values the life she brings to the earth' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605451/A-mother-values-the-life-she-brings-to-the-earth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605451/A-mother-values-the-life-she-brings-to-the-earth.html Sheri Hills has a very special testimony of the importance of families, specifically the doctrine of the family as it is... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 00:15:00 MDT Work progresses on Paris France Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605437/Work-progresses-on-Paris-France-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605437/Work-progresses-on-Paris-France-Temple.html Elder Neil L. Andersen and Bishop Gérald Caussé visit France, view progress on the construction of the Paris France... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:45:46 MDT First stake organized in Jamaica http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605040/First-stake-organized-in-Jamaica.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605040/First-stake-organized-in-Jamaica.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland organizes the first stake in the Caribbean island of Jamaica. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:40:00 MDT Youth leaders receive national Scouting award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605049/Youth-leaders-receive-national-Scouting-award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605049/Youth-leaders-receive-national-Scouting-award.html LDS youth leaders Sister Rosemary M. Wixom and Brother David L. Beck receive Scouting's highest national honor, the Silver... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:05:00 MDT One more question, Mr. Huntsman ... http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604686/One-more-question-Mr-Huntsman-.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604686/One-more-question-Mr-Huntsman-.html Jon Huntsman Sr. weighed in on the dispute between the Salt Lake Tribune and its ownership in a question and answer session... Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:30:29 MDT Following Christ by being a mother http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604571/Following-Christ-by-being-a-mother.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604571/Following-Christ-by-being-a-mother.html Jocelyn Hansen is the Young Mother of the Year representative from the state of California. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:05:00 MDT Samuelson departs after proving he fit at BYU after all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602159/Samuelson-departs-after-proving-he-fit-at-BYU-after-all.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602159/Samuelson-departs-after-proving-he-fit-at-BYU-after-all.html Cecil O. Samuelson completes his 11-year run as BYU's 12th president today after proving that, despite his background as a... Thu, 01 May 2014 07:15:00 MDT Viewpoint: The Ten Commandments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601722/Viewpoint-The-Ten-Commandments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601722/Viewpoint-The-Ten-Commandments.html The Ten Commandments are laws to govern moral conduct that are as important today as they were in Biblical times. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:45:00 MDT Hidden Donny Osmond reference in top animated film 'Frozen' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600053/Hidden-Donny-Osmond-reference-in-top-animated-film-Frozen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600053/Hidden-Donny-Osmond-reference-in-top-animated-film-Frozen.html "Frozen" became the No. 1 animated movie of all time this past week, but while more people are exposed to the film again and... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:23:11 MDT Picturing history: Calm as a Summer's Morning statue http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649526/Picturing-history-Calm-as-a-Summers-Morning-statue.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649526/Picturing-history-Calm-as-a-Summers-Morning-statue.html When President Gordon B. Hinckley announced in 1999 that the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was to be rebuilt, he explained "the new... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 05:00:00 MDT LDS leader describes writing Elder Neal A. Maxwell's inspiring life story http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598041/LDS-leader-describes-writing-Elder-Neal-A-Maxwells-inspiring-life-story.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598041/LDS-leader-describes-writing-Elder-Neal-A-Maxwells-inspiring-life-story.html Giving the first address in this year's "Men and Women of Faith Lecture Series," Elder Bruce C. Hafen tells of writing the... Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:05:00 MST Time Out for Women inspires to stand up, speak out http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588839/Time-Out-for-Women-inspires-to-stand-up-speak-out.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588839/Time-Out-for-Women-inspires-to-stand-up-speak-out.html Time Out for Women in Arlington, Texas, inspired me to conquer my fears and to stand up and speak up for righteousness. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT Picturing history: London England Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639971/Picturing-history-London-England-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639971/Picturing-history-London-England-Temple.html The London England Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is situated about 25 miles south of London in... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT Viral YouTube family appears in new Mormon message video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587261/Viral-YouTube-family-appears-in-new-Mormon-message-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587261/Viral-YouTube-family-appears-in-new-Mormon-message-video.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a Mormon Message video today featuring Shay and Collete Butler, a... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:50:00 MDT Mormon Parenting: Thanks, President Hinckley, for the vision http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585501/Thanks-President-Hinckley-for-the-vision.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585501/Thanks-President-Hinckley-for-the-vision.html We downsized a while back, selling the big, old family home where we had raised our nine children and spending part of our... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT President Monson breaks ground for the Hartford Connecticut Temple (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636163/President-Monson-breaks-ground-for-the-Hartford-Connecticut-Temple-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636163/President-Monson-breaks-ground-for-the-Hartford-Connecticut-Temple-video.html President Thomas S. Monson and members of his family participated in the groundbreaking for the Hartford Connecticut Temple... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 08:20:00 MDT American rapper tweets inpsirational quote from an LDS prophet http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584259/American-rapper-tweets-inpsirational-quote-from-an-LDS-prophet.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584259/American-rapper-tweets-inpsirational-quote-from-an-LDS-prophet.html James Todd Smith, more commonly known as rapper LL Cool J, often tweets inspirational messages and quotes. But one stuck out... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:50:00 MDT New Harmony: Should you mark up the gospel of Mark? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583888/Should-you-mark-up-the-gospel-of-Mark.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583888/Should-you-mark-up-the-gospel-of-Mark.html For the most part I enjoy this brave new world of mail-order book buying. But it does have drawbacks. The other day, for... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT Cove Fort Days Celebration to remember early pioneers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583843/Cove-Fort-Days-Celebration-to-remember-early-pioneers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583843/Cove-Fort-Days-Celebration-to-remember-early-pioneers.html On Aug. 2 and 3, historic Cove Fort will celebrate its heritage by recreating what life was like for the early pioneers who... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Picturing history: Hyde Park chapel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634995/Picturing-history-Hyde-Park-chapel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634995/Picturing-history-Hyde-Park-chapel.html In 1954, Clifton Kerr, president of the British Mission, received directions from President David O. McKay to find property... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Tanner Gift of Music Concert to feature James Taylor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583598/Tanner-Gift-of-Music-Concert-to-feature-James-Taylor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583598/Tanner-Gift-of-Music-Concert-to-feature-James-Taylor.html The annual O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert will host singer and songwriter James Taylor on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Conference... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 06:35:00 MDT LDS Church to break ground for Connecticut temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583551/LDS-Church-to-break-ground-for-Connecticut-temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583551/LDS-Church-to-break-ground-for-Connecticut-temple.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the Hartford Connecticut Temple... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:50:00 MDT New Harmony: 'A Year of Powerful Prayer' offers 365 insights into the world of prayer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582853/A-Year-of-Powerful-Prayer-offers-365-insights-into-the-world-of-prayer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582853/A-Year-of-Powerful-Prayer-offers-365-insights-into-the-world-of-prayer.html Spiritually minded souls who pray will see the new book “A Year of Powerful Prayer” as something of a godsend. It... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Natalie Gochnour: All Utahns need to be more accepting of each others' differences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633394/All-Utahns-need-to-be-more-accepting-of-each-others-differences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633394/All-Utahns-need-to-be-more-accepting-of-each-others-differences.html Yesterday we celebrated our nation's birthday. In less than three weeks we will celebrate what in Utah is an even bigger... Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Picturing history: Rebuilt Nauvoo Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633269/Picturing-history-Rebuilt-Nauvoo-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633269/Picturing-history-Rebuilt-Nauvoo-Temple.html In 1937, Wilford C. Wood of Bountiful made the first partial acquisition of the property where the Nauvoo Temple once stood.... Wed, 03 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Courage and valor: 'The Mormon boy didn't need a drink' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630480/Courage-and-valor-The-Mormon-boy-didnt-need-a-drink.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630480/Courage-and-valor-The-Mormon-boy-didnt-need-a-drink.html Editor's note: This is an excerpt from "Saints at War: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Valor, published by Cedar Fort this... Sat, 25 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT Book review: 'Dance with the Bear' documents Utah businessman's life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580227/Book-review-Dance-with-the-Bear-documents-Utah-businessmans-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580227/Book-review-Dance-with-the-Bear-documents-Utah-businessmans-life.html "Dance with the Bear: The Joe Rosenblatt Story," written by Joe's oldest son, Norman, documents the life of an... Sat, 18 May 2013 15:00:00 MDT BYU Wilkinson Center's east entrance gets a facelift http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580192/BYU-Wilkinson-Centers-east-entrance-gets-a-facelift.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580192/BYU-Wilkinson-Centers-east-entrance-gets-a-facelift.html Demolition crews began removing an east-facing portion of the Wilkinson Center on Wednesday. The canopy and the drop-off area... Thu, 16 May 2013 22:10:00 MDT Heaven on earth: Religion returns to the environment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578729/Heaven-on-earth-Religion-returns-to-the-environment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578729/Heaven-on-earth-Religion-returns-to-the-environment.html In anticipation of Earth Day, religious and environmental leaders gathered at the University of Utah Law School's 18th... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 13:50:00 MDT More than 2,000 invited to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626667/More-than-2000-invited-to-former-Prime-Minister-Margaret-Thatchers-funeral.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626667/More-than-2000-invited-to-former-Prime-Minister-Margaret-Thatchers-funeral.html Invitations to Margaret Thatcher's funeral are going out to more than 2,000 celebrities, dignitaries, colleagues and friends... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:23:48 MDT Utahns remember Margaret Thatcher from 1996 visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577763/Utahns-remember-Margaret-Thatcher-from-1996-visit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577763/Utahns-remember-Margaret-Thatcher-from-1996-visit.html Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher spent a week in Utah in March 1996, marking a U.K. Utah Festival by attending... Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:45:00 MDT Michael Augsburger: general conference I remember best http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577551/Michael-Augsburger-general-conference-I-remember-best.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577551/Michael-Augsburger-general-conference-I-remember-best.html The April 2008 general conference is the one I remember best because it included the Solemn Assembly. It was the first... Sat, 06 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Denise Russell: Translating inspired words into action http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577307/Translating-inspired-words-into-action.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577307/Translating-inspired-words-into-action.html Conference talk provides the answer needed to work through emotional wounds and strive to live to the fullest of our divine... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Conference memories can last — and inspire — a lifetime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html The October 2012 general conference was memorable, largely because of President Monson's historic missionary age... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT General conference through the years is different but the same http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577235/General-conference-through-the-years-is-different-but-the-same.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577235/General-conference-through-the-years-is-different-but-the-same.html Although the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will look and feel decidedly... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:40:00 MDT Young women told to follow map of gospel on their journey http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625749/Young-women-told-to-follow-map-of-gospel-on-their-journey.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625749/Young-women-told-to-follow-map-of-gospel-on-their-journey.html Young women filled the choir seats of the Conference Center as leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 22:05:00 MDT Book review: 'A Year of Powerful Prayer' offers daily direction for gaining answers to prayer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575943/Book-review-A-Year-of-Powerful-Prayer-offers-daily-direction-for-gaining-answers-to-prayer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575943/Book-review-A-Year-of-Powerful-Prayer-offers-daily-direction-for-gaining-answers-to-prayer.html Turn routine prayers into powerful daily communion and worship with "A Year of Powerful Prayer," a volume of quotes and... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT BYU professor discusses Book of Mormon translation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575019/BYU-professor-discusses-Book-of-Mormon-translation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575019/BYU-professor-discusses-Book-of-Mormon-translation.html After 25 years of research, Royal Skousen, a professor at Brigham Young University, has compiled in-depth information about... Thu, 07 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MST Gospel has helped convert endure trials http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573926/Gospel-has-helped-convert-endure-trials.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573926/Gospel-has-helped-convert-endure-trials.html BYU-Idaho graduate Kayla Lemmon has had many bad things happen since she got married just a few months ago. She's kept a... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Picturing history: Preston England Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622946/Picturing-history-Preston-England-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622946/Picturing-history-Preston-England-Temple.html In 1992, President Gordon B. Hinckley announced that a second temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Tips for living: 'Standing Up in a Sit-Down World’ http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571318/Tips-for-living-Standing-Up-in-a-Sit-Down-World7.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571318/Tips-for-living-Standing-Up-in-a-Sit-Down-World7.html Merrilee Boyack illustrates how we can be a "tremendous influence for good and light and love as we stand up" within our... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST Elder Holland dedicates three buildings at Provo MTC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620727/Elder-Holland-dedicates-three-buildings-at-Provo-MTC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620727/Elder-Holland-dedicates-three-buildings-at-Provo-MTC.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland dedicated three newly renovated buildings at the Provo Missionary Training Center. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:32:57 MST Scout camp to be renamed after Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley's father http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563073/Scout-camp-to-be-renamed-after-Pres-Gordon-B-Hinckleys-father.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563073/Scout-camp-to-be-renamed-after-Pres-Gordon-B-Hinckleys-father.html Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:54 MDT Panel at conference talks about how gospel can empower women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561298/Panel-at-conference-talks-about-how-gospel-can-empower-women.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561298/Panel-at-conference-talks-about-how-gospel-can-empower-women.html Mariama Kallon, Matt Heiss and Carine Decoo-Vanwelkenhuysen discussed empowering experiences for Mormon women in Africa,... Tue, 28 Aug 2012 05:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Well done, cousin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765596861/Well-done-cousin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765596861/Well-done-cousin.html It was unfortunate the way Utah got dragged into the London Olympics even before they had begun, pulled there by a political... Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 MDT