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History of Christmas carols in the LDS hymnbook

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

"There's something in our human DNA that needs to rejoice and raise our voices in song," said Craig Jessop,...


For the strength of single adults

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

We teach our children from the “For The Strength of Youth” pamphlet to make wise choices in their lives. Bu...


LDS father of 6 dies in flood accident while checking on neighbors' safety

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Rob Nelson, a man friends and family agree put others’ needs before his own, died June 21 while checking to...


Does College Put Students' Faith at Risk? Not for Mormons, Studies Show

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Does a college education hinder or help your faith? Find out how Mormons are proving the stereotypical way ...


Mormon History Stars in Legal Brief on Trump Travel Ban

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Scholars of Mormon history and studies—both LDS scholars and those outside the Church—have come together to...


Uniquely Designed LDS Meetinghouse Opens

by Deseret News | News from Utah

On Oct. 7, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted an open house for a new meetin...


Where Does the Word Easter Even Come From?

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Here are some of the words associated with Holy Week and Easter that provide a glimpse into the events asso...


Study shows large majority of world's population is religious

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Of the world's 7 billion people, 84 percent identify with some form of religion, according to a new compreh...


Unique choices for inauguration prayers nationally and locally produce firsts

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A couple of firsts happened this week in the tradition of having prayers open and close the inauguration ce...


Disney, Facebook Adviser Shares One Thing the Church Is Doing Better Than Fortune 500 Companies

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Church callings. Just when we feel we are getting a handle on them, we're called to something new and we're...