The Myth About Brigham Young's "This Is the Place" Quote

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Mary Jane Woodger, and Susan Easton Black, excerpted from "What You Didn't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | July 24, 2017 | Fun

Departing from Fort Laramie, a vanguard company of Saints, including President Brigham Yount, trekked acros...


Joseph and Emma Smith's Last Dreams Told in Powerful Videos

by LDS Living Staff | July 21, 2017 | Videos Mormon Life

Check out these videos shared by Seth Adam Smith, detailing Joseph and Emma Smith's last dreams: ...


5 Miraculous Stories from the Journals of Handcart Pioneers

by Glenn Rawson | July 21, 2017 | Makes You Think

Nearly 70,000 Latter-day Saints traversed over 1,000 miles to arrive in a desert land far away from loved o...


What We Can Learn from Lucy Mack Smith About Enduring to the End

by Susan Evans McCloud, excerpted from "Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration" | July 8, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration by Susan Evans McClo...


What the Salt Lake Temple Was Supposed to Look Like

by Jannalee Rosner | July 5, 2017 | Fun

From the beautiful spires to the elegant doorknobs and staircases, there’s no doubt that lots of thoug...


How George Albert Smith Saved the Salt Lake Tabernacle After a July 4th Fireworks Mishap

by Jamie Armstrong | July 3, 2017 | Fun

Americans everywhere are getting ready to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and barbecues (click he...


5 Songs We Don't Sing in Church Anymore

by Madeleine Tolk | July 3, 2017 | Fun

The Church has used many different hymnals throughout its history. In July 1830, the Prophet Joseph Smith r...


Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 42: "Continuing Revelation to Latter-day Prophets"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 30, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction One of the great realities of the restoration is the fact of communication between this planet...


A Glimpse into the Final Moments of Joseph Smith's Life from a Witness to His Martyrdom

by John Taylor (Edited by Mark H. Taylor, Adapted from "Witness to the Martyrdom") | June 27, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from the second edition of Witness to the Martyrdom: John Taylor’s Personal Acc...


Smithsonian Displays Rare Mormon Artifacts

by Mormon Newsroom | June 26, 2017 | Mormon Life

If you visit the Smithsonian, you might just see rare Mormon artifacts, like an original manuscript of...