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Teens anchored to faith in many ways beyond praying and church attendance

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Usually when social scientists want to study the religiousness of teens, they pick a few variables, make a ...


Are Church Youth Dances Outdated?

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I wrote a column for the Deseret News titled “Why aren’t our kids going to church dances?” I received ...

Therapy dog goes visiting, home teaching

by Deseret News | Lesson Helps Everything Else

I was home for the weekend to visit with my parents and sisters in September 2007. This particular Saturday...


What You Didn't Notice about the Phrase "Come, Follow Me"

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

Don’t you just love commas? The little periods with tails give great meter and rhythm to writing. They can ...


Reader Voices: Loving neighbors regardless of religion

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Several years ago, while giving a sales demonstration to a woman in Sandy, Utah, I was interrupted by this ...


A surprise, simple question, yet how will we respond?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

My best friend in high school was blind. I was surprised at how he navigated the world. He would listen for...


New 'Honor Park' Hopes to Teach Values Through Media

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Young also feels that young men need these principles now more than ever as a "generation of firsts." He ci...

Strengthening marriage: Raising the bar on date night

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Date night is simply one of the best things couples can do for their marriage. It nourishes the relationshi...

John Whitmer's testimony endures

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Of the 11 "official" witnesses to the Book of Mormon, John Whitmer came closest to denying his testimony. W...

First female Cosmo in 1955

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

To adequately fill the shoes of Cosmo, the BYU mascot, in 1955, Peggy Herron Mortensen had to put shoes wit...