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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...


Proposed temple in Philadelphia hops hurdle

by Philadelphia Business Journal | What They're Saying About "Us"

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is proposing to construct a monumental, $70 million temple ...

The Repentant Sinner – Extreme Edition! (aka too many rules)

by Mormon Matters | Best of LDS Blogs

Suzy: Dad, I’m sorry I scratched the couch! Dad: It’s okay, just don’t do it again. 2 minutes later Suzy: D...

Mind over Matter

by Mormon Mommy Blogs | Best of LDS Blogs

When my twins were brand new, any public appearance by my family of three-kids-under-three tended to elicit...