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LDS Church exploring two options for long-term MTC expansion

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The LDS Church is sharing with neighbors its ideas for a major expansion of the church's acclaimed but sudd...

Unplugging from the Mormon culture

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Growing up in Massachusetts, I used to see the BYU Bookstore as the epicenter of Mormon culture — and in a ...

Mormon Youth Symphony Chorus holds reunion concert

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

This past June, as part of the 30th anniversary of the Temple Square Performance series, the alumni from th...

Know your audience -- be sensitive to their situations

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

This column is for everyone who is married or getting married, has a child, has a home, has a job, is thin,...

Getting the most out of attending the temple

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

LaDawn Gibbons remembers being in a tiny branch in the Ukraine the day after the announcement of a Mormon t...


Mormon Media Observer: Journalistic bias against Mormons is over-rated

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

One of the most common questions I have heard over the years about reporters goes something like this: Why ...

New YSA boundaries are a struggle — everyone is 21, and I am 30, and it's really discouraging

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Dear Angela, I've been in a YSA ward way too long that I feel I have outgrown it. I am a 30-year-old profes...

Ohio Mormon builds larger-than-life photo out of Legos

by Deseret News | Everything Else

It wasn't oil or canvas media Brandon Button used to create a reproduction of stars and gases in the photo ...


Sarah Goode Marshall was first handcart pioneer to enter the Salt Lake Valley 155 years ago

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

So you don’t want to hear about an ancestor who was the first Mormon handcart pioneer to enter the valley o...


Why I'm staying: a reply to CNN's 'Why millennials are leaving the church'

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As a part of the "millennial" generation, I read CNN's religion blog post "Why millennials are leaving the ...