"Written by Kelsey Berteaux"
16198

100 LDS Journal Starters For When You Don't Feel Like Writing

by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly M. Springer | January 10, 2017 | Fun

This year you've made it a goal to write about your faith—maybe you have an LDS blog, maybe you’re keeping ...

34071

5 Powerful Sacrament Talk Tips I Learned from Teaching Relief Society

by Kelsey Berteaux | January 7, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was called to teach in Relief Society, I didn't realize that preparing church lessons would drastica...

14179

Saying "No" to a Church Calling

by Kelsey Berteaux | December 31, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Bishops and counselors often pray long and hard over who they should call to serve in their wards. But what...

17825

10 Ways to Feel the Spirit on Sundays Even When You Have to Work

by Kelsey Berteaux | September 19, 2016 | Mormon Life

After graduating high school, including a rigorous released-time seminary program, I was on the spiritual h...

28369

Notorious American Train Robber Butch Cassidy, a Mormon?

by Kelsey Berteaux | September 13, 2016

A Mormon outlaw? It seems like it should be an oxymoron. Latter-day Saints take pride in being honest, true...

15444

Why Do We Pray Using "Thee" and "Thou"?

by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly Springer | September 10, 2016 | Makes You Think

In English, LDS prayer language is distinct from everyday speech. We reserve a special vocabulary for commu...

16047

9 Things You Should Never Do With Jell-O

by Kelsey Berteaux | August 27, 2016 | Humor Fun

Ahh, Jell-O! It's a favorite in many Mormon households and a staple of ward potlucks across the US. We're a...

16372

23 Funny Hymn Lyric Mess-ups

by Kelsey Berteaux | August 27, 2016 | Videos Humor Fun

In most cases, the contents of Church songs are no laughing matter, but... did someone just sing about a ba...

30162

10 Secrets about LDS Life Mormons Have Shared on the App Whisper

by Kelsey Berteaux | August 5, 2016 | Mormon Life

You might think that an app designed to allow users to share secrets anonymously could only end in terrible...

29776

Why Families Don't Sit Together at Church in South Korea + 3 More Fascinating Facts

by Jenny Hunt | Mormon Life

It can be difficult for members in South Korea to live life according to the teachings of the gospel when s...