8 Utah Mormon Historic Sites to Add to Your Vacation Plans

by LDS Living Staff | May 25, 2016 | Mormon Life

Whether passing through or staying for a spell, here are a few historical Mormon sites that you should visi...


What We Often Misunderstand About Zion's Camp: Insights from New Church Documents

by | May 20, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most Mormons misunderstand the purpose of Zion's Camp in Church history, but recently released Church docum...


Church Releases New Volume of Joseph Smith Papers

by Mormon Newsroom | May 9, 2016 | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Church Historian’s Press today announced the release of the latest volume of  The Joseph Smith Pap...


One of the Most Influential LDS Historians Passes Away

by LDS Living Staff | May 9, 2016 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Ronald W. Walker (b. 1939), widely considered one of the greatest historians of the LDS Church, has passed ...


Did Anyone Besides the 11 Witnesses See the Gold Plates?

by FAIR Blog | April 27, 2016 | Mormon Life

As Joseph Smith was dictating the translation of the Book of Mormon to Oliver Cowdery, they learned that th...


Did You Know: Joseph Smith Gave Four Different First Vision Accounts?

by | April 27, 2016 | Makes You Think

In spring 1820, 14-year-old Joseph Smith prayed in faith and was answered by God and Jesus Christ in person...


First Presidency Appoints New Director of Church Public Affairs

by Mormon Newsroom | April 26, 2016 | From the Church

The First Presidency of has appointed Richard E. Turley Jr. as the new managing director of the Church’s Pu...


The Forgotten Massacre: Church Honors Paiutes Killed by Pioneers

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 25, 2016 | Mormon Life

Fear, fed by rumors and confusion, led the pioneers in Circleville, Utah, to kill at least 30 Paiute men, w...


Concentration Camps & Fleeing Their Homes: The Story of Latter-day Saints in Armenia in 1921

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 23, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"What if their story were my story?" This probing question asked by Sister Linda K. Burton in the women's s...


An Apostle's Account of Meeting with President Abraham Lincoln

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 14, 2016 | Mormon Life

While the United States was being plunged into the midst of the Civil War, George Q. Cannon of the Quo...