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Book of Mormon Challenge: Mormons Share 2-minute Testimonies on YouTube (+Video)

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features What We Believe

If you were to search "The Book of Mormon" on YouTube, the first page of results would return a limited var...


Why the Gospel Is Eminently Practical

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I was inspired by Matt’s remarks as he spoke to our ward before departing on his Mormon mission to Tonga. H...

Morality -- a moving target? Living by a code is never easy

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As social morals change, it becomes more difficult to agree not only on sanctions for misdeeds but on what ...

LDS addiction recovery program keeps getting better

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Several months ago, our stake started an addiction recovery program (ARP) for pornography. In time, there'l...


Thankful for obituaries and other written records

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

During my time in the newsroom, I edited obituaries with reverence and awe and witnessed their predictable ...


The remarkable story of Guillermo Gonzalez, a Mormon pioneer in Mexico

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A serene, peaceful feeling filled the room as the sister missionary shared her tender testimony in Spanish ...


Alumni recall memories, celebrate anniversary of Polynesian Cultural Center

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Tema Hunkin figures she owes the Polynesian Cultural Center her life. “If it wasn’t for that place, my pare...


New L. Tom Perry biography released

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Those who associate with Elder L. Tom Perry, a senior member of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve, have...


FAIR: Joseph Smith didn't act in prophet's role during translation of Kinderhook plates

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Though the Kinderhook plates have often been used to disprove the authenticity of Joseph Smith’s seer-ship,...

Emancipation Proclamation marks 150th anniversary

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In the movie "Lincoln," Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis offers a stunning portrayal of one of America’...