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9 Ways Heavenly Father Teaches Us How to Run an Effective Church Council

by Elder M. Russell Ballard, excerpted from "Counseling with Your Councils" | August 26, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Recently, the Church announced that in 2018 "Teaching of the Prophets" manuals will no longer be used in Re...

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15 Teen-Friendly Fiction Books Perfect for Fall

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull In the long-awaited sequel to  Fablehaven , the dragons who have been kept...

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President Nelson Shares What Being in the Savior's Presence Will Feel Like: "You Will Be Overwhelmed to the Point of Tears"

by LDS Living Staff | August 23, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Many have wondered about the day they stand before their brother and Savior again. Will we be ready? What w...

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18 GIFs That Capture Exactly What It's Like to Feed the Missionaries

by Carly M. Springer and Jannalee Sandau | August 22, 2017 | Humor Fun

So you're sitting in Relief Society, excited for the lesson, when announcements are made and someone stands...

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FHE: Lessons from Finding Nemo

by Carly M. Springer | August 18, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Here are some gospel lessons we can learn from the movie  Finding Nemo— a classic the whole family can...

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FHE: Lessons from Aladdin

by Carly M. Springer | August 11, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Thought: "Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth lovi...

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Elder Ballard Outlines What Church Discipline Is and What It Isn't

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 8, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In a 1990 Ensign article, Elder M. Russell Ballard outlined the process of disciplinary councils in the Chu...

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"Washington Post" Confirms What Prophets Have Taught All Along: This Specific Type of Prayer Will Strengthen Your Marriage

by LDS Living Staff | August 8, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Washington Post  recently highlighted studies conducted over two decades that demonstrate a petiti...

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Church Releases First Look Inside Ghana MTC, African Nobility Give Praise

by LDS Living Staff | August 8, 2017 | From the Church Mormon Life

The new Ghana Missionary Training Center (MTC) is now complete and the Church released photos showing the f...

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"Huff Post" Praises the Church's Reaction to "The Book of Mormon" Musical in Utah

by Katie Lambert | August 7, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Though it openly mocks the values of the Church, The Book of Mormon musical has gained popularity with audi...