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How We Are Getting This Iconic Scripture Story All Wrong + Why It's Important for Us to Take a Closer Look

by Jonathan Decker | October 18, 2017 | Makes You Think

For far too long people of faith have seen the destruction of Sodom as merely a cautionary tale against imm...

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What Newspapers in the 1800s Said About the Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

by Jannalee Sandau | October 18, 2017 | Makes You Think

With the release of a new film based on historical documents from the time of Joseph and Hyrum's time in Ca...

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Donny Osmond Shares What Mormons Believe About Halloween with His Fans

by Katie Lambert | October 17, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Halloween celebrations can vary greatly from person-to-person and religion-to-religion. Some people prefer ...

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President Eyring’s Humorous Call to the First Presidency: "Are You Sure You’re Talking to the Right Person?"

by Robert I. Eaton and Henry J. Eyring, excerpted from "I Will Lead You Along" | October 17, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

While taking out the trash at home one day, Henry B. Eyring received a phone call from President Gordon B. ...

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"Hamilton" Actor, Mormon, and "So You Think You Can Dance" Contestant Opens Up About LDS Faith

by Deseret News | October 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Hamilton" actor and former contestant on "So You Think You Can Dance" Thayne Jasperson recently opened up ...

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Elder Oaks Shares What "One of the Tests of This Generation" Is and Why We Need It

by LDS Living Staff | October 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In his October 2017 general conference address , Elder Dallin H. Oaks shared the importance of "The Family:...

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Why People Leave the Church. . . and Never Come Back

by Nate Bagley | October 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What great insights into how we can better love those who have left the Church.  I was recently asked ...

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5 Amazing Accounts of Prophets or Apostles Who Have Seen Christ on Earth

by Kaeley Scruggs | October 14, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most people know Joseph Smith saw Jesus Christ on earth, but did you know other prophets and apostles have ...

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Elder Bednar Shares the Profound Lesson He Learned from His First Assignment as an Apostle

by Elder David A. Bednar, excerpted from "One by One" | October 14, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Elder David A. Bednar's new book,  One by One. The first experience I...

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The Surprising Meanings Behind "Enos" and "Noah": Insights into Book of Mormon Names

by Taylor Halverson & Brad Wilcox | October 14, 2017 | Makes You Think

Ancient scripture writers often used the literary pattern of paronomasia (word plays and word puns) to conv...