Called to serve, not called to suffer: Hope for early returned missionaries
As part of a yearlong series on teens and anxiety, the Deseret News talked with mental health experts, former mission presidents, religious scholars and 20 returned missionaries who dealt with mental health challenges while serving.
Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis
Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn't make it.
Part-time Tabernacle organist position opens at Temple Square
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square organization is looking to fill a part-time organist position in anticipation of a future retirement, and applications will be taken until on Monday, Dec. 31.
Holladay Interfaith Thanksgiving Service is Sunday
The 19th annual Holladay Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be held on Sunday at 6 p.m. in the First Congregational Church, 2150 S. Foothill Drive
Picturing history: Chimney Rock, Morrill County, Nebraska
Many historians and writers consider Chimney Rock to be the most famous landmark on the Oregon, Mormon, California and Pony Express trails.
Tim Tebow to co-host a new game show, and LeBron James is involved
Tebow will host “Million Dollar Mile,” a game show that calls for contestants to complete an obstacle course all for the sake of winning $1 million.
Church News: Elvis Presley's copy of the Book of Mormon ain't nothin' but a forgery, Church history experts say
The idea of Elvis Presley cherishing the Book of Mormon has captured the popular imagination of Latter-day Saints. However, after carefully analyzing the historical opportunities for Presley to have read this volume and the handwriting throughout its pages, a historian affirms that Presley did not write in the Book of Mormon.
Why faith leaders in Utah believe gratitude matters
As he contemplates the approaching Thanksgiving holiday and Hanukkah, Rabbi Samuel L. Spector says he has more to be grateful for than ever before.
Jerry Earl Johnston: A spiritual giant hiding in plain sight
Nov. 30 marks 75 years since the murder of Esther “Etty” Hillesum. If you can’t place the name, read on. She’s well worth getting to know.
Church News: Leaders announce changes to missionary programs, expanded service opportunities
Changes to the recommendation process for prospective missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have just been announced. Service missionary candidates will apply the same way as proselyting missionary candidates, through an online portal, and their mission calls will likewise come from the prophet.