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Cemeteries are Family History Centers for Latter-day Saint in Virginia

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Melyssa Webb grew up in the historical Mayflower Society House in Plymouth, Massachusetts, that her father ...


Church Responds to Media Coverage of Polygamy Essays

by Mormon Newsroom | From the Church

Three weeks ago, the Church completed a series on the topic of plural marriage (polygamy), which has recent...


Berlin ‘Candy Bomber’ Shares Life Lessons from 2 Sticks of Gum

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think

“It all started when I was maybe 10 or 12 years old,” explains Colonel Gail S. “Hal” Halvorsen. “I was rais...


President Uchtdorf's Escape From East Germany (Interview)

by Deseret News | News from Utah Makes You Think

The 11-year-old boy watched terror storm across his mother's face. He saw the horror elbow aside her exhaus...


Mormon FBI Agent was Part of Largest Espionage Case in American History

by Deseret News | Fun

In early February 1940, Mormon FBI agent James Ellsworth left his home in Huntington Park, California, prep...


20 Ways Missions Have Changed in the Last 20 Years

by Utah Valley 360 | Mormon Life

In the grand scheme of LDS Church history, 20 years isn’t much. But when it comes to missionary work, 20 ye...


7 More Wonders of the Mormon World

by Jamie Armstrong | Mormon Life

Recently, we shared our list of 7 Wonders of the Mormon World . But there are so many fascinating sites tha...


20 Interesting Temple Facts You May Not Know

by Aggieland Mormons | Makes You Think

There are over 15 million members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the world and templ...


The Truth Behind the Hawn's Mill Massacre

by Brent M. Rogers | Mormon Life

George Edward Anderson 1907 photograph of original Haun's Mill millstone. Church Archives, via Juvenile Ins...


Early Read: First Two Chapters of Gerald Lund's New Book

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

A few weeks ago, renowned LDS author Gerald Lund announced his new historical fiction page-turner,  Fi...