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After Church Announcement, BYU Explains What Will Happen to EFY in 2020

by LDS Living Staff | July 19, 2019 | Mormon Life

Thanks to the  Deseret News  for making us aware of this announcement. On July 17, 2019, the &nbs...


How Imprisonment, Persecution Helped Paul Move Christ's Message Forward

by S. Kent Brown | July 23, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The setting was an institute class wherein some important dimensions about Acts 16–20 became clear to me. F...


When Lorenzo Snow Saw the Savior in the Temple (+ What He Looked Like)

by N.B. Lundwall, excerpted from "Temples of the Most High" | July 22, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Temples of the Most High The Redeemer Appears to President Lorenzo Snow By...


5 Amazing Accounts of Prophets or Apostles Who Have Seen Christ on Earth

by Kaeley Scruggs | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most people know Joseph Smith saw Jesus Christ on earth, but did you know other prophets and apostles have ...


"Doing God's Work": New Video Shows Impact of the Church and NAACP Working Together

by LDS Living Staff | July 22, 2019 | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

"I don't consider it to be accidental. It was providential that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa...


Dodgers Change Name of "Mormon Night" + Elder Andersen Throws First Pitch

by LDS Living Staff | July 23, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

Elder Neil L. Andersen wound up on the pitcher's mound at Dodger Stadium on July 19, 2019, prepared to thro...


The Mysterious Newspaper That Led to a Temple Miracle

by Chad Hawkins, adapted from "Holy Places" | July 25, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following article was originally published on  LDS Living in October 2015. In 1884, a mysterious n...


Latter-day Saint Therapist: 4 Ways to Avoid Negative or Abusive Relationships

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | July 26, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

For daily gospel-based relationship insights, join Jonathan’s  Facebook group . To submit a question&n...


How to Distinguish Doctrine from Policy + Why There Is More Than One Type of Church Doctrine

by Anthony Sweat, adapted from "Seekers Wanted: The Skills You Need for the Faith You Want" | August 10, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Have you ever heard something and wondered, “Is that Church doctrine?” For example, suppose you were in a C...


Author Dean Hughes on How His Ancestor Joined the Church After Trying to Punch an Apostle, Polygamy, and His Book "Muddy"

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of author Dean Hughes' favorite pioneer stories starts out with his angry, somewhat intoxicated ancesto...