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13 Olympians Featured in General Conference Talks

by Alexandra Mortenson | February 15, 2018 | Mormon Life

Olympians have inspired many over the years, including leaders of the Church. Here are a few  whose na...

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LDS Convert, NFL Player Shares How Diversity Led Him to Join the Church

by Alexandra Mortenson | February 10, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Ja mal Willis, former NFL running back for the 49ers, was recently called to be in the presidency for the C...

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To Fourth Sunday Teachers: 4 Ideas for Teaching the Same Topic Each Month

by Alexandra Mortenson | February 9, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Fourth Sunday Relief Society and Priesthood teachers have a fascinating new task presented to them this yea...

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While Being Tortured, This Refugee's Prayer Was Answered by God and Continues to Be Answered Today

by Alexandra Mortenson | February 3, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Following are the incredible stories of Justin Bisimwa, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, an...

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LDS Singer's Voice to Be Featured in Olympic Ice Skating Event

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 31, 2018 | Mormon Life

Although award-winning LDS singer April Meservy has always loved U2's "With or Without You," she never plan...

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Watch: BYU Vocal Point Visits Fan in the Hospital When She's Too Sick to Attend Their Concert

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 23, 2018 | Videos Mormon Life

Recently, one of BYU Vocal Point's biggest fans, Helen Jamison, found herself stuck in the hospital after a...

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Our New Prophet, President Nelson?

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 22, 2018 | Fun

There have been many inspiring stories shared over the past week in honor of our new prophet, President Rus...

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LDS Canoe Racer Stands Up for Her Values, Faith as She Heads Toward the Olympics

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 20, 2018 | Mormon Life

Kaley Martin, a 19-year-old LDS athlete, is quickly making her way through the ranks of flatwater sprint ca...

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LDS Dad One of Only 5 to Finish Deadly 1,000-Mile Motorsports Race (+ How the Race Deepened His Faith)

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 15, 2018 | Mormon Life

On November 14-18, 2017, the Baja 1000 motorsports race hosted its 50th-anniversary event. Nineteen riders ...

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How a Dream of Her Deceased Husband Led This Black LDS Convert to Become a Civil Rights Activist

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 15, 2018 | Mormon Life

We are honored to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. today. In celebration of his legacy of peace...