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5 Important Themes from the October 2019 General Conference

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | October 21, 2019 | Mormon Life

The journey from premortality back to our heavenly home is like a “great adventure,” as told in J.R.R. Tolk...

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The Dream That Compelled One Historian to Help His Dying Colleague

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | October 16, 2019 | Mormon Life

Not long after Michael H. MacKay took a job in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham You...

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Latter-day Saint Brothers Who Swam the English Channel Share 6 Spiritual Takeaways

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | October 15, 2019 | Mormon Life

As they swam from England to France—the Mount Everest of long-distance swims—brothers David and Richard Bar...

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The Only Book of Mormon Ever to Reach the Moon Is Up for Auction and Coming to Utah

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | October 2, 2019 | Mormon Life

The only known copy of the Book of Mormon ever to go into space is coming to Utah as general conference app...

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Why a Former BYU Dean of Religious Education Decided to Write a Book About the Holy Ghost

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | September 24, 2019 | Makes You Think

When author and former dean of religious studies at BYU Robert L. Millet needs an idea for his next book, h...

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Emily Belle Freeman Talks Creating "a Christ-Centered Home" and Don't Miss This

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | August 29, 2019 | Mormon Life

There’s one teaching of Jesus Christ that author Emily Belle Freeman thinks about regularly. It’s the Savio...

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How a Jewish Couple Is Helping Church Members Connect with Early Church History

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | August 9, 2019 | Mormon Life

For Jonathan and Leslie Bari, homeownership has never been such a "fascinating" adventure. In June 2014, af...

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"Your Ancestors Are Watching": The Needed Message This Man Received After Converting to the Church from Hinduism

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | August 1, 2019 | Mormon Life

On the day Sai Maddali was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he initially emer...

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Author Dean Hughes on How His Ancestor Joined the Church After Trying to Punch an Apostle, Polygamy, and His Book "Muddy"

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of author Dean Hughes' favorite pioneer stories starts out with his angry, somewhat intoxicated ancesto...

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The Story of These Early Black Latter-day Saints Coming to Utah Is Not Your Traditional Pioneer Tale

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 24, 2019 | Mormon Life

It's not the traditional pioneer story. Five years after the Civil War ended, two black families traveled f...