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5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Plural Marriage

by Casey Griffiths | Makes You Think

Throughout the history of the Church, the practice of plural marriage has been viewed at different times wi...


Church Calls 18 New Stake Presidents

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

From Brazil to Utah and Hawaii to Peru, the Church has called 18 new stake presidents to serve in stakes ar...


Elizabeth Smart Announces Birth of Son with Adorable Picture (+ Her Thoughts on Motherhood)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Elizabeth Smart announced the birth of her second child with an adorable Easter picture showing her 2-year-...


"We Need Your Help": Smart Family Joins Family of Vanished Returned Missionary to Continue Search

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Two years ago, recently returned missionary Elizabeth Salgado left classes at the Nomen Global Language Cen...


The First Time a Woman Spoke in General Conference: Lucy Mack Smith's Powerful Talk from 1845

by Jennifer Reeder and Kate Holbrook, excerpted from "At the Pulpit" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Several months after the deaths of her sons Joseph, Hyrum, and Samuel Smith, Lucy Mack Smith (1775–1856) be...


LDS Charities Helps Save 1.8 Million Children in Nigeria

by Mormon Newsroom | Mormon Life

Take a look at a little of the good LDS Charities is accomplishing in Nigeria. The LDS Charities, an arm of...


5 Things You Might Not Know About the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon

by Casey Paul Griffiths | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Recent work by scholars on the coming forth of the Book of Mormon has led to several major shifts in the wa...


Church Releases Revolutionary New Book Showcasing 54 Historical Speeches—All by LDS Women

by Mormon Newsroom | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

Church historians Jennifer Reeder and Kate Holbrook have compiled more than 185 years of discourses fr...


12 Famous Athletes Who Became Mormon (and Their Incredible Conversion Stories)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

From monster truck driving to the Olympics and the NFL to the NBA, many famous athletes have found the gosp...


Movie Stars Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen Visit LDS Patients & Others with Cancer

by KSL | Mormon Life

What a sweet surprise from Avengers stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen! Jared Stubbs has stage 4 small...