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A Powerful Reminder for When Someone Misbehaves at Church

by Marion D. Hanks, excerpted from "Pure Love" | March 21, 2018 | Makes You Think

Marion D. Hanks recounts a story of a man who accosted him one day on Temple Square. In answer to Elder Han...


Jimmer Fredette Shares the Call from Elder Ballard That Changed His Life

by Deseret News | March 13, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Before Jimmer Fredette became nicknamed the "Lonely God" and could score 73 points in a single game in the ...


An Apostle's Dream of the Savior Suffering for Us in Gethsemane That Will Deepen Your Understanding of the Atonement

by Orson F. Whitney, excerpted from the Improvement Era | March 8, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an account by Orson F. Whitney published in the Improvement Era in January 1926. One ...


Brad Wilcox: 8 Things the Atonement Is Not

by Brad Wilcox | March 7, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

All my life I thought Big Ben was a famous clock tower in London. I was absolutely sure of it and had even ...


Why It's a Myth That Mormons Have a Monopoly on Truth and Salvation

by Terryl and Fiona Givens, excerpted from "The Crucible of Doubt" | March 7, 2018 | Makes You Think

The language of Mormon culture, like that of most other cultures, is fraught with contradictions. All faith...


"Space Jam," "Oceans 11" +13 More Hilarious Mormon Mentions in Movies

by Danielle B. Wagner | February 22, 2018 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

When watching LDS classics like The Singles Ward and The Best Two Years, you expect a movie laden with Morm...


When Joseph Smith's Attackers Saved Him from a Murderous Mob + Other Firsthand Accounts of the Prophet

by Glenn Rawson, for History of the Saints | February 22, 2018 | Makes You Think

The Lord commanded on the very day the Church was organized that “behold, there shall be a record kept amon...


What JFK, Abraham Lincoln + 9 Other U.S. Presidents Had to Say About Mormons

by Katie Lambert and Danielle Wagner | February 19, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Mormons have left a profound mark on history, and their influence has been felt around the world. Even U.S....


Why We Will Still Need a Government During the Millennium + What It Will Be Like

by Matthew B. Brown, excerpted from "Prophecies, Signs of the Times, Second Coming, Millennium | February 17, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Governmental Structure The delegation of power to rule in the earthly kingdom of Jesus Christ will be neces...


Wedding Photos of the Prophet and Apostles

by LDS Living Staff | February 14, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

Tis the season of celebrating true love—and the moments we cherished most with those we love. And to celebr...