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LDS members in Joplin try to rebuild church, homes

by Salt Lake Tribune | Everything Else

The LDS bishop stood with the church at his feet — a place of peace left in pieces. Dave Richins surveyed t...


Faith sustains LDS following tornado

by The Daily Universe | Opinions & Features

After a devastating tornado swept away most of Joplin, Mo., resident members of The Church of Jesus Christ ...


Group rides out Joplin tornado inside LDS church building

by KSL | Everything Else

Three days after an F5 tornado swept parts of Joplin, Mo., to ruins, residents there remain in shock and di...


Washington Post: Where is God (and the Mormon church) in a natural disaster?

by Washington Post | Opinions & Features

Years ago, in the early 1980s, Ronald Reagan made an offhand comment that for some reason has stuck in my m...


Photos: Demolished LDS stake center in Joplin, Mo.

by LDS Living staff | Everything Else

One woman from Joplin, Mo. recenlty posted photos of a demolished LDS stake center on her Facebook page. To...


Midwest hit by deadly tornadoes, missionaries safe

by Newsroom | Everything Else

A string of tornadoes swept through the Midwest on Sunday. The hardest hit area was the city of Joplin, Mis...


2,500 Mormon Helping Hands offer relief to tornado victims

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

About 2,500 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints volunteered for two days to help tor...


Church aid continues to help Japan disaster victims

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

"I have never seen anything like this!" These were the words of Elder Claudio R.M. Costa of the Presidency ...


Fire in Alberta, Canada displaces members, missionaries

by Newsroom | Everything Else

A forest fire has destroyed at least a third of the town of Slave Lake in northern Alberta, Canada. News re...


Relief efforts by Christchurch New Zealand Stake

by LDS Church News | Everything Else

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched the new community initiative, "Lunches for Linwood...