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The Church History Story You've Never Heard About the Wife of "The Fighting Preacher"

by Amy Parker | November 25, 2019 | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

One question we hear people say all the time is, “How is it possible that a story this good was out there, ...

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The Remarkable Woman Behind the Song "As Sisters in Zion" + the Prophetic Promise She Fulfilled

by Tommy Johnson | November 13, 2019 | Mormon Life

“On one of these occasions Brother Halliday blessed me and confirmed upon me the promise that I should writ...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Angel Moroni Statue

by Kelsey Berteaux and Jannalee Sandau | November 7, 2019

1. The first angel “statue” was actually a weathervane.  The Nauvoo temple was the first to have an an...

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What Joseph's Final Moments Before Being Taken to Carthage Jail Taught Me About His Character

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 30, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At many times in my life, I have had to grapple with the humanity in our Church's history—the flaws and wea...

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5 Tips to Better Understand Temple Symbols

by Jack M. Lyon, excerpted from "Understanding Temple Symbols Through Scripture, History, and Art" | October 16, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Why do temples have symbols? Where do symbols come from? Is all temple symbolism unique to Latter-day Saint...

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The First Endowment, Nauvoo Masonic Lodge, Relief Society Formation + More Highlighted in Newest Joseph Smith Papers Volume

by Tommy Johnson | October 9, 2019

On March 17, 1842, 20 women, ranging from teenagers to widows, and Joseph Smith gathered together on the se...

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100 Changes in the Church in the Last 100 Years

by Tommy Johnson | October 3, 2019 | Mormon Life

Inside the rich history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, changes in policy, practice, an...

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25 Interesting Facts About the Beehive House

by Alicia Soto | September 28, 2019 | Mormon Life

This year marks the 165th anniversary of the creation of the Beehive House. Completed in 1854, the Beehive ...

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14 Things You Didn't Know About the Relief Society Building on Temple Square

by Emily Abel | September 10, 2019 | Fun

Sitting only feet away from the Church Office Building, the Relief Society Building enjoys a prime location...

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An 11-Year Mission, Imprisonment + More Early Saints Endured to Spread the Gospel

by R. Mark Melville and Reid L. Neilson, excerpted from "The Saints Abroad" | September 7, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The scriptures are stocked with examples of how disciples, apostles, and missionaries overcome the hardship...