Human Remains Accidentally Discovered in Iowa Likely from Several Mormon Pioneers

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 1, 2016 | Mormon Life

While digging at a construction site at Council Bluffs, Iowa, workers have discovered something that could ...


The Black Pioneer Woman Who Knows Exactly What It's Like to Feel Like You Don't Belong in the Church

by Time Out For Women Blog | July 30, 2016 | Mormon Life

This is a pioneer story like you've never heard before. Learn how a pioneer helped a young black Mormon dis...


Elder Rasband Shares a Surprising Pioneer Love Story

by LDS Living | July 26, 2016 | Mormon Life

He was a rescuer sent by Brigham Young from Utah. She was a member of the Willie handcart company. It's an ...


A Humorous Look at Pioneer Life from Studio C

by LDS Living Staff | July 25, 2016 | Humor Fun

Latter-day Saints weren't the only ones who journeyed west. And for those who grew up learning about the pi...


9 Incredible Pioneers You've Never Heard of

by Jannalee Rosner | July 25, 2016 | Mormon Life

Most of us have heard of Ephraim Hanks, Porter Rockwell, Eliza R. Snow, and many other high-profile pioneer...


An Inspiring Pioneer Story for Those Who Are on Their Own

by Lloyd Newell, excerpted from "Celebrating Music and the Spoken Word" | July 23, 2016 | Mormon Life

As we near Pioneer Day, our thoughts often turn to those pioneers who have come before us. One such pioneer...


10 Hilarious Moments You'll Only Understand If You've Been on Trek

by Katie Lambert | July 13, 2016 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

A spectrum of emotions is experienced while on an LDS trek. Here are a few of our favorites. Please sh...


10 Trek Essentials: Get the Most from Your Pioneer Journey

by LDS Living Staff | June 7, 2016 | Fun

Does your child have a pioneer trek coming up this summer? Or are you a "ma" or "pa"? Deseret Book has you ...


The Forgotten Massacre: Church Honors Paiutes Killed by Pioneers

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

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


The Woman Who Faced a Mob Alone to Help Parley P. Pratt Escape from Jail

by Brittany Chapman Nash and Richard E. Turley Jr., excerpted from "Fealess in the Cause" | Fun

Newly converted to the restored gospel, Laura Clark Phelps and her husband, Morris, gathered with the Saint...