Jake Frandsen

Jake Frandsen

Jake Frandsen is managing editor for LDS Living. He previously worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he led the team that edits and produces the Church’s curriculum products. He holds linguistics bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University.

October 15, 2021 03:16 PM MDT
Tammy Uzelac Hall explains why “virtue” is less about chastity or modesty and more about the power we receive though covenants.
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October 14, 2021 04:15 PM MDT
Several articles in a recent issue of the ‘Liahona’ help members answer President Russell M. Nelson's call to “expand our circle of love to embrace the whole human family.”
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October 11, 2021 11:53 AM MDT
With the number of new temples booming, the ratio of temples to Church members will soon be the smallest since the 19th century, meaning more members worldwide have access to temple blessings.
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October 06, 2021 04:58 PM MDT
Get your record-keeping wheels turning with these meaningful writing prompts—your mind and body will thank you.
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October 05, 2021 03:23 PM MDT
From fireside skits to stake roadshows, drama has always been part of Latter-day Saint life, with the Church’s pageants at center stage. Here’s a look back at the four pageants that were phased out in 2018.
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By  Emily Abel
September 30, 2021 04:00 PM MDT
Published in 1899, the first Church handbook was small enough to fit in a shirt pocket. The world has changed greatly since then, and so has the handbook.
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September 21, 2021 04:25 PM MDT
The records of more than 11 billion people will be available to anyone with a computer.
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September 15, 2021 03:30 PM MDT
Just weeks before his death, Joseph Smith taught a sweeping sermon that has widely been considered his most important ever. One Jewish scholar has even described it as “one of the truly remarkable sermons ever preached in America.”1
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September 15, 2021 10:24 AM MDT
While some of us lounged in beach chairs and armchairs this summer, Latter-day Saints across the globe toiled to make a difference for those around them. Here are a few of the most poignant projects.
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September 13, 2021 05:44 PM MDT
This past Saturday, Latter-day Saints performed service in some ways you might not expect as they joined with others across the country in the 9/11 National Day of Service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
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September 10, 2021 05:23 PM MDT
The date 9/11 has come to symbolize catastrophe and mourning for the entire American nation. But long before 2001, September 11 was a remorseful date in Latter-day Saint history.
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