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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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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.
5 Min Read
May 10, 2022 01:21 PM MDT
As the story goes, if you looked upon a brass serpent Moses fashioned and placed on a pole, you could be healed. If you didn’t look—well, you died.
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April 22, 2022 12:22 PM MDT
A new Church video ponders a question weighing on the hearts and minds of many people today: “Where can I turn for peace?”
1 Min Read
April 20, 2022 11:58 AM MDT
If you’re looking for summer vacation plans that are both fun and meaningful this year, look no further.
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April 19, 2022 12:56 PM MDT
I don’t know that it ever changes—the need to fit in. In one way or another, I think we all long for it. We want to be part of something. To be accepted. To be celebrated just the way that we are.
1 Min Read
April 02, 2022 02:17 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
4 Min Read
March 30, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
If you’re attending general conference, be aware of the construction and closures on Temple Square and check out some of these other great sites!
5 Min Read
March 24, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Violinist Meredith Campbell can’t name all of the famous musicians she’s accompanied in orchestras over the years, but she can list a few.
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March 21, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
I've been thinking a lot about Latter-day Saint women who put their time, effort, and energy toward being a disciple of Christ, and how this looks different for every woman.
1 Min Read
March 14, 2022 01:09 PM MDT
The founding meeting of the Relief Society was on March 17, 1842, and women in that organization have been filling needs through service ever since.
1 Min Read
March 11, 2022 03:01 PM MST
“Called to Serve” wasn’t originally scheduled to be included in the 1985 hymnal. So how did it become a staple for missionaries?
4 Min Read
March 04, 2022 04:15 PM MST
In a new video featuring a beautiful medley of spirituals, Jenny Oaks Baker and Condoleezza Rice combine their musical talents through song.
1 Min Read
February 25, 2022 05:21 PM MST
Anyone who watches The Bonner Family can see straightaway that the performers have natural talent. But what listeners may not know is that the Bonner’s talent doesn’t begin with their generation—it’s a part of their family’s legacy.
5 Min Read
February 22, 2022 09:18 AM MST
“Your strategic plan is guiding you through major decisions instead of ‘my wants, your wants.’”
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February 10, 2022 02:03 PM MST
How are missionaries who served in Ukraine faring and where have they ended up? Here’s a look at two elders’ experiences.
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February 04, 2022 03:42 PM MST
In a Church News video, viewers get a peek at what it looks like when the First Presidency discuss matters together as a council.
1 Min Read
January 28, 2022 01:20 PM MST
Soccer is Olivia Moultrie’s life. But two things are more important to her than the game she loves: faith and family.
1 Min Read
January 20, 2022 12:00 PM MST
At a youth event in Oregon, one teenager asked, “If this is called the plan of happiness, then why am I so miserable?"​
1 Min Read
January 20, 2022 08:00 AM MST
Experts share their insights on how to stay open to the Spirit and prevent anxiety from getting in the way.
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January 18, 2022 02:08 PM MST
Elder Gutierrez’s desire to serve is because of his love for the God he once didn’t believe in, and because he believes small invitations can change lives.
11 Min Read
January 05, 2022 12:20 PM MST
Take a look at these quotes from Church leaders to keep you motivated to stick to your goals so they stick to you.
6 Min Read
January 04, 2022 03:07 PM MST
Want your child to get the most out of this year’s “Come, Follow Me” study? Here are some resources that might help.
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