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Author Dean Hughes on How His Ancestor Joined the Church After Trying to Punch an Apostle, Polygamy, and His Book "Muddy"

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of author Dean Hughes' favorite pioneer stories starts out with his angry, somewhat intoxicated ancesto...


The Story of These Early Black Latter-day Saints Coming to Utah Is Not Your Traditional Pioneer Tale

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 24, 2019 | Mormon Life

It's not the traditional pioneer story. Five years after the Civil War ended, two black families traveled f...


9 Fascinating Insights into Pioneer Life in 1847 Compared to Today

by Emily Abel | July 24, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

It can be hard to imagine what life was like for the pioneers. We read stories of their miracles and traged...


10 Incredible Pioneers You've Never Heard of

by Jannalee Sandau | July 24, 2019 | Mormon Life

Most of us have heard of Ephraim Hanks, Porter Rockwell, Eliza R. Snow, and many other high-profile pioneer...


Dodgers Change Name of "Mormon Night" + Elder Andersen Throws First Pitch

by LDS Living Staff | July 23, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

Elder Neil L. Andersen wound up on the pitcher's mound at Dodger Stadium on July 19, 2019, prepared to thro...


Watch: Church Video Explains 4 Roles of Missionaries + Why We Do Missionary Work

by LDS Living Staff | July 23, 2019 | Mormon Life

Seeing young missionaries walking around and proselyting in fancy clothes with black name tags can be confu...


How Imprisonment, Persecution Helped Paul Move Christ's Message Forward

by S. Kent Brown | July 23, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The setting was an institute class wherein some important dimensions about Acts 16–20 became clear to me. F...


Brooke Romney: The Act of Ministering That Taught Me It's Okay to Need Help from Others

by Brooke Romney | July 23, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Earlier this year, I was in a really rough spot. I was going through some parenting stuff that consumed my ...


How Allowing Herself to Grieve Helped This Latter-day Saint Heal After a Paralyzing Fall (+ Video)

by Morgan Jones | July 22, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Author's note: This article was originally published by the  Deseret News in January 2015. It has been...


Detroit News Op-Ed: NAACP and Church Leaders Emphasize Collaboration, Solidarity

by LDS Living Staff | July 21, 2019

Sister Sharon Eubank and NAACP Vice Chair Karen Boykin-Towns wrote the following op-ed piece for  The ...