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Mormon Moviegoer: What Parents Need to Know About "Flatliners" Before Seeing It with Their Family

by Daren Smith | October 20, 2017 | Mormon Life

Mormon Moviegoers is a collective of LDS film reviewers helping you to make informed decisions about Hollyw...

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Everything You Need to Know About an LDS Bishop

by Jason F. Wright | October 19, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

If you’re like me — a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — you have a bishop.  ...

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What Newspapers in the 1800s Said About the Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

by Jannalee Sandau | October 18, 2017 | Makes You Think

With the release of a new film based on historical documents from the time of Joseph and Hyrum's time in Ca...

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For Disney Night on "Dancing with the Stars," Lindsey Stirling Performs Elegant Dance to "When You Wish Upon a Star"

by Deseret News | October 17, 2017 | Famous Mormons

“The essence of what the song is about is that your dreams can come true and I remember when I was a strugg...

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Why We Need to Stop Brushing Off Recent Disasters as "Signs of the Times"

by Katie Lambert | October 16, 2017 | Mormon Life

Sierra Leone, Mexico, Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, Lousiana, Las Vegas, California, Somalia—the number of d...

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NPR Interviews LDS Author Tom Christofferson About His Experience as a "Happy, Gay Mormon"

by Katie Lambert | October 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Tom Christofferson, author of   That We May Be One: A Gay Mormon's Perspective on Faith & Family, ...

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LDS Musicians Share Testimonies, Love of Music with Youth during Face to Face Event

by LDS.org | October 12, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Yesterday, talented and famous LDS teens met with members around the world as they participated in Face to ...

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When a Prompting to Go to the Temple Didn't Turn Out at All How I Expected

by Anne Maxson | October 11, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Have you ever been too tired to do something you know you really should do? Have you ever brushed off a pro...

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The Beautiful Reason Elder Hales Always Wore the Same Tie for General Conference (One That Will Make You Love Him Even More)

by Elder Neil L. Andersen via Facebook | October 9, 2017 | Mormon Life

For years now, people have been pointing out the fact that Elder Robert D. Hales wore the same tie every ti...

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Elder Holland: 4 Things God Wants Us to Remember in Times of Trouble and Darkness

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "For Times of Trouble" | October 7, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There's no doubt that the world is being plunged into dark, troubling, and chaotic times. With shootings, t...