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Parents are teachers

by LDS Church News | What We Believe

Is there any member of the Church who missed the admonition of the leading Brethren in the recent April gen...

Former Utah governor serves as Primary president

by LDS Church News | Official Church Info

Five minutes after the end of sacrament meeting, Olene Walker ambles down a long meetinghouse hall. Wearing...


Slate: Does the Book of Mormon get a bad rap?

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

To a nonbeliever, all religions perplex, but Mormonism perplexes absolutely. Let me immediately qualify tha...

The thin red line in Utah politics

by Salt Lake Tribune | News from Utah

It's a fine line politicians must walk when courting the conservative political base in Utah. Love that bas...

Old Testament Lesson 19: Reign of the Judges

by LDS Living | Lesson Helps

The book of Judges shows us the pattern for our own preservation. Introduction Years ago my wife accompanie...

Old Testament Lesson 20: "All the City . . . Doth Know That Thou Art a Virtuous Woman"

by Meridian Magazine | Lesson Helps

Sometimes the Book of Ruth is looked upon as only a lovely story with little theological value. However, I ...

YW Lesson 2-19 "Preparing to Teach Others"

by Beginnings New | Lesson Helps

Great, great lesson! So important. Many young women probably think (as I did, at that age) that they have n...

B.H. Roberts spent most of his life defending The Book of Mormon

by Standard-Examiner | Opinions & Features

I ran across an interesting article in the Summer 1979 issue of Brigham Young University Studies. It’s “B.H...

Catholic Church commends PCC in honor of Napela

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Soon after the Catholic Church canonized Saint Damien of Molokai in October 2009, largely for his 19th cent...


Answering the Mormon plastic surgery question

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column in which I wondered whether plastic surgery was a practice compatib...