We all love our Book of Mormon heroes, which got us thinking, how would Buzzfeed (or any large website) report the major Book of Mormon stories if they were happening today? Below we've included a few pretty good guesses.
There are few moments so touching in the New Testament as that memorable day when the Savior of the world bid the children in the crowds to draw near to Him. Said Jesus, "Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God" (Luke 18:16).
It's the big day you've been waiting for. You and your spouse sit proudly in the church pew. Grandparents and family have traveled miles to attend. A member of the bishopric makes a few announcements and then asks your just-turned 12-year-old son to stand.
As Latter-day Saints, we've got a lot of things figured out. And we're pretty good at talking about our beliefs in a way that makes sense. So why is it that we keep using this outlandishly common four-word phrase that we don't even really believe in?
A few weeks ago, my wife and I took our two young kids to a neighborhood party. When we arrived, we scouted the food, grabbed something tasty, and made our way over to a couple of neighbors we recognized from the ward.
Today’s the day. The Christmas decorations are back in storage (maybe?), the Times Square celebrations are over, and you’ve finished off the last drop of sparkling cider. 2014 is now a thing of the past.
"Anyone who has spent much time with Elder L. Tom Perry has likely heard him say that he is 'as common as dirt.'" says Sheri Dew in the forward of Elder Perry's new biography, L. Tom Perry, An Uncommon Life.