"Written by Dr. Taylor Halverson"
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What My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Prayer: Surprising Insights from a Mormon

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I’ve spent a lot of time in the Middle East. The Middle East is one of the most fascinating though deeply m...

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Why We Need a Modern-Day Tyndale Moment

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The call and need for regular scripture study are ever-present. However, the scriptures as we now know them...

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Why Being Willing to Ask God Will Open Mysteries of the Gospel You Didn't Even Know Were There

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Have you ever gone to your favorite restaurant and made your order from a secret menu, one that is not publ...

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

A person can review the awful circumstances through which God’s children pass and then question why He allo...

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Forgiveness Is to Abandon All Hope of a Better Past and Why That Builds a Better Future

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Forgiveness is fundamental to personal peace and happiness. Forgiveness is fundamental to civilization. I h...

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What We Know About One of the Most Prominent Mothers Mentioned in the Book of Mormon

by Dr. Taylor Halverson and Dr. Camille Fronk Olson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Sariah is one of the few named women in the Book of Mormon. Her contribution in the family dynamics of Lehi...

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"Wrestling" for Answers: 5 People from the Scriptures Who Asked Difficult Questions

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Sometimes I feel that I’m the only one who seems to struggle to get answers to prayers. Then, of course, I ...

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One Dangerous Problem with Near-Death Experiences and What Role They Should Play in Faith

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

There has been an undercurrent of interest among some Church members in the past decade or so about some hi...

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What Does It Mean That Mormon Was Quick to Observe?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Mormon, our beloved narrative guide through the Book of Mormon, was described by Ammaron, another record ke...

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How My Flooded Apartment Showed Me What It Truly Means When God "Pours You Out a Blessing"

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We all yearn to have our prayers answered. We trust God when He says, “Ask and ye shall receive. Knock and ...