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5 Easy Ways to Get Your Family Excited About Pioneers

by Jannalee Sandau | July 19, 2018 | Fun

For those parents who struggle with getting their kids to unplug long enough to learn from the amazing heri...

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What We Know About the First Endowment in the Kirtland Temple and How the Endowment Changed Over Time

by Karl Ricks Anderson, adapted from "The Savior in Kirtland" | July 14, 2018 | Makes You Think

The Kirtland Temple endowment was central to the Lord’s purpose for bringing His Saints to Kirtland. Unders...

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The Coast-to-Coast Guide of U.S. Church History and Restoration Sites

by Jannalee Sandau | July 11, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

Whether you’re traveling or simply want to know more about some of the significant Church history sites you...

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Is Cain Bigfoot? The Truth Behind 5 Mormon Folklore Stories

by Kate Ensign-Lewis | July 7, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

I can remember when I heard my very first Mormon myth. I was 8 years old, and one of my older sisters came ...

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When an Angel Helped Parley P. Pratt Escape from Jail on the Fourth of July

by LDS Living Staff | July 4, 2018 | Mormon Life

An article published in the LDS newspaper the Times and Seasons on January 15, 1844, details the life of Na...

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The Untold Story of Mormons in Missouri: How St. Louisans Defended Latter-Day Saints in the 1830s

by Mormon Newsroom | July 3, 2018 | Mormon Life

When it comes to Latter-day Saints and Missouri in the 1830s, thoughts often go to the infamous 1838 exterm...

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10 Things You Never Knew About the U.S. Flag and the Church

by Sierra Sivertson and Kelsey Berteaux | July 3, 2018 | Fun

Throughout the history of the Church, our leaders have praised America and what its flag represents. Read o...

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John Taylor's Pocket Watch Saving His Life + Other Popular Myths About the Early Church You Thought Were True

by Kate Ensign-Lewis | June 20, 2018 | Fun Makes You Think

Three Nephites. Bigfoot. President Spencer W. Kimball as a model for Yoda. Alice Cooper as a Mormon.  ...

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17 Insightful LDS Books to Help You Better Understand Church History

by LDS Living Staff | June 19, 2018

Take a step back in history and read the accounts of courageous men and women who contributed to the unfold...

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The Angelic Manifestation Joseph Smith Witnessed After Failing Multiple Times to Receive an Answer from God (+ What It Can Teach Us About Prayer)

by Danielle B. Wagner | June 14, 2018 | Makes You Think

At some point in our lives, all of us will ask and worry and wonder why we are not receiving an answer to o...