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How One Couple Went from Working for the CIA to Serving a Mission for the Church

by Church News | May 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

They were world-traveling career CIA administrative employees who had lived in Ecuador, Macedonia, Argentin...

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Rising Latter-day Saint Opera Singers Say Missions Helped Them to Get Where They Are Today

by Church News | April 18, 2019 | Mormon Life

Mary Hoskins and her brother Jonah Hoskins are two rising stars in the opera business. According to  C...

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When Your Child Decides Not to Serve a Mission

by Katie Lambert | March 16, 2019 | Mormon Life

Editor's note: Not every family's reaction to a child not serving a mission is the same, and  LDS Livi...

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From Mission Fasts to the Testimony of a Former NFL Player: How These 7 Temple Sites Were Acquired

by Katie Lambert | February 28, 2019 | Mormon Life

There's an excitement felt by all members when a new temple is announced. Whether these temples are built i...

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What a Prophet's Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones Can Teach Us About Hope

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Finding Hope: Where to Look for God's Help" | February 16, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

God spoke to the great prophets of the Old Testament in some rather unique ways, most of them deeply visual...

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Why Elder Rasband Was Initially Disappointed with His Mission Call and the Scripture That Changed His Mind

by Elder Ronald A. Rasband, excerpted from "Led by Divine Design" | February 13, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There was never any question in my mind that I would serve a mission. The only question I had was, “Where w...

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Apocalyptic Visions of the Future + More Fascinating Insights into the Book of Daniel

by Erik Brandt | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The stories from the Old Testament Book of Daniel have been celebrated for over two millennia. Daniel in th...

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The Questions President Nelson's Grandfather Asked a Visitor from the Spirit World + the Surprising Answers

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Gateway We Call Death As Latter-day Saints, we are taught that we can have eternal life even after pass...

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David Archuleta Talks New Christmas Album with "Billboard," Shares How His Mission Helped His Career

by Billboard | Mormon Life

"Taking that two-year break to be a missionary helped me gain independence," Archuleta shared with  Bi...

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How a Vision of the Savior Led One Woman to Translate the Book of Mormon into Fante

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

That our Heavenly Father communicates with us through vivid dreams is a living reality among early converts...