4 Women Who Witnessed the Translation of the Book of Mormon

by Deseret News | November 20, 2015 | Mormon Life

Within the first few pages of the Book of Mormon, readers come across the names of 11 witnesses, each who h...


The Town That Rescued 5,000 Mormon Refugees

by Jamie Armstrong | November 19, 2015 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The rescue of thousands of Mormon refugees in the winter of 1838–39 is one of the greatest acts of compassi...


Find Out Why This Old Scrap of String Made a Difference in the Life of Every Mormon

by | November 14, 2015 | Mormon Life

MR says: This might look like a straggly piece of junk to most people, but this string actually helped...


The Unexpected Way the Church Responded to a Blackmail Attempt

by Jannalee Rosner | November 9, 2015 | Fun Mormon Life

Author's note: The pictures shown in this post are not intended to be disrespectful or make light of sacred...


20 Crazy Church History Facts that Seem Impossible But Aren’t

by Utah Valley 360 | November 5, 2015 | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: Ready to hear some Church facts and stats that will blow your mind? Then check out this list of 20...


Special Temple Dedication for Children in 1893 (Rare Photos)

by LDS Living Staff | November 5, 2015 | Fun

Did you know that there were special dedicatory sessions of the Salt Lake Temple set aside just for childre...


Rare 1850 Mormon Gold Coin Valued at Over $37,000

by Coin Week | November 3, 2015 | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: Back in 1850, this Mormon gold piece wasn't so rare, and it was worth only $5. In fact, a later as...


The Mormon Thanksgiving in January (and the Story Behind It)

by LDS Living Staff | November 3, 2015 | Mormon Life

When the first company of Saints arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, it was uncertain if crops could be grown ...


What Happened to Joseph and Emma Smith's Children?

by Jannalee Rosner | October 17, 2015 | Makes You Think

Of the many hardships Joseph Smith Jr. and his wife Emma endured, the one that was perhaps the most difficu...


Discovered: Emma Smith's 1841 Engraved Copy of Book of Mormon

by Deseret News | October 15, 2015 | Mormon Life

What a treasure! This copy, signed by Joseph Smith himself, is even older and more valuable than the 1842 e...