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Why We Shouldn't Be Afraid of Church History + 3 Tools to Help Us Navigate Tough Topics

by Katie Lambert | February 6, 2019 | Mormon Life

The history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is full of beautiful moments. The First Visi...

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Church Addresses Similarities and Differences Between Temple Endowment and Masonic Ceremonies in New Gospel Topics Article

by LDS Living Staff | February 1, 2019 | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Some early Latter-day Saints were Masons. Heber C. Kimball, Hyrum Smith, and others belonged to Masonic lo...

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How an Atheist Came Back to the Church and Found Peace Despite Doubt

by Leo Winegar | January 21, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Developing Doubt “I know that the Church is true, that Joseph Smith is a prophet, and that the Book of Morm...

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5 Things You Never Knew About the Christus Statue

by Matthew O. Richardson, adapted from "The Christus Legacy" | January 19, 2019 | Fun

With the Rome Italy Temple open house set to begin this month, many photos of the temple and visitors' cent...

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How Joseph Smith, Brigham Young + Other Church Leaders Spent New Year's Day

by Susan Evans McCloud, for LDS Living | January 4, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to ma...

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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" | January 2, 2019 | 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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3 Important Principles to Remember When Studying Church History

by Patrick Q. Mason, adapted from "Planted: Belief and Belonging in the Age of Doubt" | January 1, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As a people, we have been extraordinarily good at keeping the very first commandment given by the Lord to t...

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You Know You Were a Latter-day Saint in the '80s and '90s If . . .

by Jannalee Sandau | January 1, 2019 | Fun

The new year always comes with a bit of nostalgia for the old. And today, we're going even older as we reme...

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5 Surprising Things We Learned from the New Church History Book, “Saints”

by Jannalee Sandau | December 7, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Church’s new historic book, Saints , has already been read or listened to by thousands of people. It br...

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Gratitude in All Circumstances: Heartfelt Examples from Joseph Smith + More

by Susan Evans McCloud, for LDS Living | November 22, 2018

Since the official proclamation made by Abraham Lincoln on Oct. 3, 1863, the last Thursday in November has ...