LDS Living Blog
Find out what happened to the cast of Johnny Lingo, read about Noelle Pikus-Pace's stand for modesty at a photo shoot, and more in this week's top stories.
When presented with an immodest dress to wear in a photo shoot promoting heart health, Noelle Pikus-Pace had a decision to make: wear the dress for a good cause, or stick to her standards.
Before my first Olympic appearance, I was invited to attend an incredibly comprehensive social event known as the Media Summit. This national event attracts every newspaper, magazine, television broadcast, charity foundation, and webcast with any interest in sports, health, or fitness. Athletes expected to do well in the Olympics received invitations to attend, and we were asked to bring a variety of clothes to wear throughout the event. They wanted workout clothes, “Sunday best,” formal wear, competition gear and equipment, “going out” outfits, winter gear, and then basically anything else left in your closet after packing all of these items.
Snoop Dogg and Katherine Heigl made appearances in Mormon news this week--find out why in this week's top LDS stories.
In 2008, an article published on April 1st by CNN purported that popular rapper Snoop Dogg converted to Mormonism. While the story turned out to be an April Fool's hoax, this week, a photo submitted to the LDS Missionaries Facebook showed that a Book of Mormon was given to the rap legend.
Sister 'Otukolo got special permission from their mission president to attend on football game at the Bishop Gorman high school in Las Vegas, where her brother plays. And when her brother told her that Snoop's son also played on the team, the Sisters went looking for him and apparently found him!
Read Gladys Knight's conversion story, find out the favorite hymns of all the prophets, and more in this week's top five can't-miss LDS stories!
Gladys Knight’s spiritual journey began when she was two years old.
“We had an old banged up piano in the hall,” she recalls. “I remember even that far back having our own family home evening, if you will. My mom and dad used to play the piano and sing and tell Bible stories. As I grew, I started wanting more and more of that. Christ really became that person that I longed for. I wanted to be good for Him.”
That little girl from Georgia would have to wait decades before finding the fulness of the gospel, but that didn’t stop her from letting her light shine and sharing her talents in the meantime.
Learn how to stop bullying in Church, find out how one woman lost 40 pounds living the Word of Wisdom, see Heidi Klum's modest Emmy attire, and much more in this week's top stories!
Popular LDS author and speaker John Bytheway is known for his gospel insights. These eleven treasured quotes on the nature of gospel teachings could change your life.
We saw lots of changes this week in Mormondom--new seminary graduation requirements, a new Church film, and a Church handbook update! Find these stories and more in this LDS week in review.
This week, the Church announced some exciting and interesting adjustments to the seminary program. Starting this school year, seminary students will find themselves studying the Doctrine and Covenants in a way that is "meant to 'elevate learning' and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship." We can't wait to see the youth step up to the challenge!