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Julie B. Beck on Becoming Who the Lord Wants Us to Become (+ Podcast)

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is part of a transcript for the  Deseret News  podcast "Therefor, what?" Listen to ...


6 ways we dumb down our children — and how to stop

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I’m convinced that children are born brilliant. Spend time with toddlers, and you see all the trappings of ...


Mormon Missionaries Safe in Mexico After Major Earthquake

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

After a 7.2-magnitude earthquake with a magnitude 5.8 aftershock hit the state of Oaxaca in Mexico, the Chu...


New Radio Show Makes Family History Fun

by Deseret News | Everything Else

He calls himself a "radio roots sleuth" and his listeners are referred to as "genies." There are interviews...


Young adults with mission calls view upcoming LDS conference differently

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Near the end of October, less than one month after the announcement had been made lowering the age of missi...


BYU most sober school, 13 years in a row

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us"

In Provo, hops refer to how high you can jump on a basketball court and brewing is what you do with root-be...


Intruder Attacks Elderly Organist in Latter-day Saint Chapel, Police Asking for Public's Help

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Police in Centerville are asking for the public's help finding someone who they believe broke into a church...


Lindsey Stirling on the Priesthood Blessing That Helped Her Survive "DWTS," Christmas Tour

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

In a recent interview with the  Deseret News , Lindsey Stirling discussed her new Christmas tour as we...


'Napoleon Dynamite' still defines LDS actor Jon Heder's career

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Several comic actors play wacky geeks in "When in Rome," and according to one national movie critic, "Jon H...


Spiritual state of the states: Utah 2nd most religious area in U.S.

by Deseret News | News from Utah

For the second straight year, Mississippi is the most religious state in the U.S., followed closely by Utah...