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Wright Words: You know I'm a Mormon, but do you know why?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It’s hard to believe nearly two years have passed since I wrote the column, “Author Jason Wright confesses,...


From 3 Robbery Attempts to the Significance of the Date, Here's What You Need to Know About Joseph Smith Receiving the Plates

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When Joseph Smith received the plates from Moroni, he might not have known the significance of Sept. 22 or ...

Non-Mormons call Freiberg Germany LDS temple their own

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

For years now, they've been flocking to the Freiberg Germany Temple, the LDS Church milestone that 25 years...

Gay marriage debate shows threat to religious freedom

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In a 2009 devotional at BYU-Idaho, Elder Dallin H. Oaks said something that I had never fully considered be...


Finding Good Friends and Tender Mercies

by Deseret News | What We Believe

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak at Time Out for Girls in Orlando, Fla. Sharing my journey a...


A look at 'Mormon Night' at professional sporting events

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Faith and professional sports have been in the public eye recently with Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebo...


Mormon 'Amazing Race' Team Wins 9th Leg

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Salt Lake father-son team Dave and Connor O’Leary won the ninth leg of CBS’ “The Amazing Race: All Stars” a...


Peruvian President Asks to Meet with LDS Apostle

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

What a positive example of the influence the LDS Church, its service, and its leaders have around the world...

Scholars call for understanding on both sides of LDS proxy baptism debate

by Deseret News | Everything Else

At the end of a week of media coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the church's ...

Survey shows generation gap in religious devotion

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Studies suggest today's current crop of young adults — labeled the "Millennial Generation" — is less religi...