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Danielle Christensen

Danielle is a features writer and editor for LDS Living. Previously, she served as web producer for Church News, where she managed its website and social media platforms. Danielle is a graduate of Brigham Young University in English and has been published with Deseret News, Church News, Y Magazine, and Spires Intercollegiate Arts and Literary Magazine.

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January 18, 2023 01:00 PM MST
The background music in the Church’s Light the World videos is simple, but something about it has been capturing hearts since the first video launched in 2016.
6 Min Read
Fun
December 19, 2022 01:21 PM MST
These Christmas Mormonads vary from spiritual, sweet, or funny, but all are focused on the season of giving. See which ones you recognize.
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December 13, 2022 06:00 PM MST
May this free study guide give you the opportunity to reflect on your testimony of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Redeemer, who is the light, the life, and the hope of the world.
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November 28, 2022 01:54 PM MST
Through a story of reconciliation, as well as beautiful harmonies and stirring orchestral parts, viewers are reminded of the hope and healing that the Savior brings.
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November 15, 2022 03:59 PM MST
Many of us would like to know when the Second Coming is going to happen. After all, it is the latter-days, so we know the event is closer than it ever has been before. But when will it actually take place?
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November 15, 2022 01:04 PM MST
Brandon Sanderson has been named one of the top fantasy writers ever. Here’s how, where, and why he writes.
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October 26, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Here’s a look at motifs from Brazil to Japan in Latter-day Saint temples to help you gain a deeper appreciation for the thought that goes into designing each one.
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Fun
October 07, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Pelicans, peacocks, and owls? See which birds mentioned in the Bible you’re familiar with and which ones you may have never heard of before.
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October 04, 2022 03:56 PM MDT
Growing up, I’d walk into the kitchen on Sundays prepared to pour myself a bowl of cereal for breakfast. But on the first Sunday of each month, I was stopped by a paper sign that was taped to the cupboard.
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September 28, 2022 01:42 PM MDT
Meet Anurat Kaeocha, one of the newest members of the Church in Thailand and project manager for the Bangkok Thailand Temple.
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August 19, 2022 02:54 PM MDT
if you’re feeling a bit down about the weekend slipping away, here are some ideas to help you beat those Sabbath blues and make the day more of a delight.
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Fun
August 17, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
August 22 will mark the 175th anniversary of the Tabernacle Choir’s first performance. To celebrate, here’s a brief timeline of other “firsts” of where the Choir has performed live throughout the years.
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August 09, 2022 04:00 PM MDT
Conversion is a process we continue to experience each and every day as we center our lives on the gospel of Jesus Christ and make His teachings a part of who we are.
4 Min Read
August 08, 2022 12:48 PM MDT
You may have been surprised to discover that the calendar lists the book of Psalms for our “Come, Follow Me” study for the next three weeks. Here are some interesting facts you might not have known about this book of scripture.
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August 02, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Take a look and see if any of these names or terms surprise you.
1 Min Read
July 31, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Maybe you recently sat down to read a chapter of the Old Testament and wondered how on earth it applies to you. But don’t give up—first, you might want to try out this way of approaching your scripture study.
7 Min Read
July 25, 2022 01:15 PM MDT
In the past five years of their service, the Relief Society General Presidency has ministered to Latter-day Saints around the world, organized relief efforts during the pandemic that produced more than 5.7 million masks, and shared wise council in countless addresses
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July 22, 2022 02:02 PM MDT
Instead of approaching missionary work by telling others that they need the Church, we can let them know that “the Church needs you.”
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July 18, 2022 01:43 PM MDT
Marguerite Gong Hancock is a techno-optimist in Silicon Valley whose family roots, faith, and passion for humanity inspire her to bring an abundant life to civilizations worldwide.
16 Min Read
Fun
July 14, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Still recovering from the Fourth of July and haven’t figured out your Pioneer Day plans yet? These fun activities and food ideas will have you celebrating in pioneer style in no time.
6 Min Read
July 08, 2022 01:56 PM MDT
The Tabernacle Choir has released a new beautiful single inspired by some of the most classic music in history.
1 Min Read
June 23, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
We’d be willing to bet your next linger longer that most Latter-day Saints who go to YSA wards today have no idea how they came to be. Here’s a look at how they’ve evolved over the years.
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June 06, 2022 03:30 PM MDT
Brandon Flowers, front man of the rock band The Killers, has long been open about his faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also recently shared his testimony with Church leadership.
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May 19, 2022 09:57 AM MDT
Here are five stories that show some of the sweetest insights into President M. Russell Ballard’s life, testimony, and ministry.
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