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How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change a Mormon?

by Meridian Magazine | Makes You Think Mormon Life

How many light bulb moments have you missed in your life? We’ve all heard the light bulb jokes: Q:  Ho...


One Thing Mormons Don't Talk About Enough

by In the Head of Al | Makes You Think Mormon Life

With Mother's Day approaching, our focus will turn to all the good our mother's do in our lives, which is a...


Why Compassion Is the Most Important Response, Especially When It's the Hardest to Feel

by Aggieland Mormons | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It’s not hard to be kind and generous to those whom we see deserving of our compassionate acts – taking a m...


LDS Church Growth Slows to Its Lowest Level Since 1937, But Here's the Good News in That

by Religion News Service | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Though convert baptisms might be down by 13 percent and the Church's growth rate is its lowest since 1937, ...


NY Times: Mormon Values Could Help Lead to Prosperity in America

by New York Times | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In a recent New York Times column, Tyler Cowen described three current trends in America that have led to a...


Were the Gold Plates Actually Made of Pure Gold?

by New Era | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from a New Era article, " What Did the Plates Look Like ?" What Were the Plates...


Settling the Grace Vs. Works Debate: It's Far Simpler Than We're Making It

by Greg Trimble | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Sometimes we get so caught up in the details of doctrine that we don't step back and realize things are far...


The Surprising Counsel That Helped Me Get Married: "Date Less"

by Zack's Bowl of Oates | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Be honest with yourself to really take a good look at why you date the way you do. “How’d your meeting go?”...


10 Ways to Reach Out to Non-Traditional Families in the Church

by A Year of FHE | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Neil L. Anderson begins this talk by saying,  "Children today find themselves in many different and co...


The Power of Virtue: A Message the World Doesn't Know It Needs

by Ruby Girl | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It's important to note that a woman's virtue reaches far beyond her dress or chastity. It is a way of livin...