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5 Things You Didn't Know About the Seminary Program That Might Surprise You

by Casey Paul Griffiths | August 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

1. The founder of the program experienced a crisis of faith during his schooling. Joseph F. Merrill, a prof...

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From Iranian Muslims to Mormon Refugees: One Family's Incredible Conversion Story

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 11, 2017 | Mormon Life

Editor's note: This story has recently been updated to include more current details and developments. “Most...

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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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Little-Known Hobbies and Hidden Talents of General Authorities

by Madeleine Tolk | August 5, 2017 | Fun

Many members of the Church feel a deep connection with the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostl...

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Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for the Temple

by Rosemary Card | August 3, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“(She) who is best prepared can best serve (her) moment of inspiration.” ― Samuel Taylor Coleridge You're g...

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How the Death of His Son Helped an LDS Dad Find His Long Lost Family in Vietnam

by Jannalee Rosner | July 25, 2017 | Makes You Think

What would you do if your family situation was abusive? As an 11-year-old living in Vietnam, Don Skanchy ma...

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How an Old Hawaiian Church Plaque Changed the Way I Think About the Atonement

by Cameron C. Taylor | July 17, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from the book The Way of Aloha: Lanai   by Cameron C. Taylor. Manu is a Ha...

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President Packer: Most Mormons Misunderstand What the New and Everlasting Covenant Actually Is

by Danielle B. Wagner | July 12, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

President Packer's book,  The Holy Temple ,  is a classic of LDS literature that has become one o...

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Trump Nominates Mormon to Oversee Wall Street Banks, Assume Historic New Role

by New York Times | July 11, 2017 | Mormon Life

''Mormons are now a known entity in D.C.,'' Mormon Randal K. Quarles told the Salt Lake Tribune  in 20...

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Why We Don't Let God Love Us (and How We Can)

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from Let God Love You: Why We Don't, How We Can | July 10, 2017 | Makes You Think

We learn who we are and what we can expect from others in the context of relationships. Some of what we lea...