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Going Back

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Like most American elders in my mission, I promised countless investigators and churchmembers that one day ...

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One Thing Your Loved Ones Who Leave the Church Need to Know

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When a loved one makes a decision that doesn't align with our beliefs, it can be painful and heartbreaking....

“I’m Going to Idaho!”

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There’s a funny scene in the movie Singles’ Ward where one of the characters gets his mission call. He fina...

D&C Lesson 8: The Restoration of the Priesthood

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As Joseph and Oliver worked on the translation of the Book of Mormon, they came to this passage in 3 Nephi ...

The Top 10 LDS Musicians You’ve Never Heard Of, No. 4

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Last time I talked about the fun garage antics of Fossil Fools and the 5th Friday Open Mic in Portland. Thi...

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How We Can Stop Rationalizing Our Resolutions Away

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And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the c...

How We Got the Book of Mormon: An interview with co-author Richard E. Turley Jr.

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Richard E. Turley Jr. is currently an Assistant Church Historian with responsibilities over the Church Hist...

One hundred and sixty-eight years

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Motioned by Sister Whitney and seconded by Sister Packard that Mrs. Emma Smith be chosen President–passed u...

Thousands of Mormons, et al.

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Here in western Washington last Saturday, over 11,000 Mormons gathered at approximately 150 different locat...

Review of Stephen Taysom, The Patheos Guide to Mormonism

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Remember when you were in high school, and you were assigned a five-page paper? Oh, how you struggled to re...