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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June 01, 2023 12:12 PM MDT
Eduardo Maradiaga didn’t know it then, but the photo he took of the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple was about to go on a journey that would give him and his family hope as they started new lives in the US.
11 Min Read
May 25, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
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?
7 Min Read
May 25, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Meet Anurat Kaeocha, one of the newest members of the Church in Thailand and project manager for the Bangkok Thailand Temple.
7 Min Read
May 19, 2023 03:57 PM MDT
See a list of all the temples President Nelson has announced since 2018 and find out how far along they are in the construction process.
11 Min Read
May 15, 2023 07:00 AM 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
May 12, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
Marcia heard her grandmother constantly pray for her children, grandchildren, neighbors, and friends—and that example changed her life.
9 Min Read
May 10, 2023 01:48 PM MDT
Grandpa Beck’s Games have brought families and friends together with games like Cover Your Assets, Skull King, and Gnoming A Round. Here’s how perseverance, trial and error, and a whole lot of faith have helped them rise to success.
15 Min Read
May 03, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
There are many mothers in the scriptures with valuable stories—here are just five from the Old Testament that we have a lot to learn from.
7 Min Read
April 27, 2023 05:00 PM MDT
There are many trees mentioned in the scriptures that have spiritual lessons we can learn from. Here’s a look at three of them that have inspired me recently.
6 Min Read
April 26, 2023 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.
2 Min Read
March 15, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
Often, there are special moments within President Nelson’s general conference talks when he gives listeners a blessing.
1 Min Read
February 15, 2023 12:09 PM MST
Fans of The Chosen wouldn’t know it by the footage of the Sermon on the Mount, but temperatures were freezing the day the cast and crew shot the scene.
2 Min Read
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
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.
1 Min Read
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.
2 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
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.
15 Min Read
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.
10 Min Read
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.
5 Min Read
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.
7 Min Read
August 17, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
On August 22, 1947, the Tabernacle Choir gave its first performance in Salt Lake City. Here’s a brief timeline of other “firsts” of where the Choir has performed live throughout the years.
3 Min Read
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.
7 Min Read
August 02, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Take a look and see if any of these names or terms surprise you.
1 Min Read