Jun 14, 2019 4:49 pm MDTOperation Underground Railroad aftercare director gives training on how to spot a trafficker With thousands of refugees seeking asylum near the United States-Mexico border, there are concerns that many could be taken and trafficked. Operation Underground Railroad hopes to prevent that from happening.
Trent Toone is a journalist and feature writer for the Deseret News and Church News. He was raised in northern Utah and graduated from the University of Utah. He has worked for several newspapers and received a number of awards over his career. Toone is the author of "No Excuses, No Regrets," a sports biography of NFL football player Eric Weddle. Toone served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile, and spent a year teaching seminary. Like his father before him, he is a proud Eagle Scout. Trent and his wife Lisa are the proud parents of four children.
Jun 6, 2019 1:24 pm MDTHow this author hopes new book will offer additional insights on religious freedom and create more dialogue Why would a Latter-day Saint convert be interested in stories about a Catholic priest facing prison time, a determined atheist, a persecuted Native American and a despised Christian baker?
May 25, 2019 12:07 am MDTApostle's journal details participation in 1869 golden spike ceremony Railroad workers, business leaders, politicians and journalists were among those present at the golden spike ceremony on May 10, 1869. Several members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were there as well.
Apr 23, 2019 7:00 am MDTGood things continue to happen for BYU grad who published his MBA sketchnotes In 2017, Jason Barron compiled countless hours of the sketchnotes from his two-year Master of Business Administration program at Brigham Young University and self-published a book he titled "The Visual MBA."
Apr 19, 2019 11:46 am MDTFAQ: What you need to know about the church's Salt Lake Temple renovation announcement Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that will hopefully help those following the renovation of the Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square to better understand how the project will unfold in the coming years.
Apr 7, 2019 3:54 pm MDTPresident Nelson announces 8 temples with a new one in Tooele Valley President Russell M. Nelson concluded the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by announcing eight more temples. He also announced plans for a major restoration of the Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square.