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LDS Church Growth Slows to Its Lowest Level Since 1937, But Here's the Good News in That

by Religion News Service | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Though convert baptisms might be down by 13 percent and the Church's growth rate is its lowest since 1937, ...

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Mormon Works vs. Evangelical Grace? Not So Fast

by Religion News Service | What They're Saying About "Us" Opinions & Features

This month, the evangelical magazine Christianity Today asked three experts on youth ministry how Protestan...

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One Story That Will Change the View of Every Mormon Who Has Ever Had to Help Someone Move

by Religion News Service | Makes You Think Mormon Life

MR says: We've all done it, too many times to count, especially if you are in an Elders Quorum. The bo...

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Harvard delays publication of ‘Jesus’ Wife’ article, papyrus to receive more testing

by Religion News Service | Everything Else

The Harvard Theological Review is postponing publication of a major article on the papyrus fragment in whic...

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Taking Advantage of Elder Bednar's Social Media Challenge

by Religion News Service | Mormon Life

This summer, I was emailed an equipment list for a Mormon youth activity that banned smart phones but allow...

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Gallup chief: God is alive and well in America

by Religion News Service | Opinions & Features

Despite a deep drop in the number of Americans who identify with a particular faith, the country could be o...

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Why You Are Statistically Unlikely to Regret a Mormon Mission

by Religion News Service | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What a powerful experience that shows the need for missionaries everywhere.  In January 2013, the week...

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How Not 'Knowing' the Church Is True Gives Me More Faith

by Religion News Service | Makes You Think

Mormon testimonies are often communicated with the phrase, “I know.” “I know Joseph Smith was a true prophe...

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How Not to Feel Like a Failure on a Mission

by Religion News Service | Mormon Life

One of my favorite Mormon books this year has been BYU historian Craig Harline’s funny and wise memoir Way ...

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Abandoned Newborn Found in Nativity Manger

by Religion News Service | Mormon Life

MR says: We are so glad this baby is safe and that it can now find a loving home. In fact, it will be part ...