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.

Fun
June 29, 2022 03:58 PM MDT
From video games to music videos, these images of temples certainly seem random but fun!
2 Min Read
June 29, 2022 11:27 AM MDT
We don’t have lots of answers about the eternal destiny of our furry friends, but we can infer some things from scriptural and prophetic statements.
7 Min Read
June 27, 2022 02:25 PM MDT
A fluke complication claimed his leg, but the amputation only drove Gary Weiland to greater heights of athleticism.
10 Min Read
June 22, 2022 12:45 PM MDT
The year 2023 will include a couple of firsts related to the Churchwide curriculum.
1 Min Read
June 15, 2022 01:52 PM MDT
On June 14, the Church’s Philippines Facebook page shared photos of an angel Moroni statue being hoisted atop the Urdanteta Philippines Temple.
1 Min Read
June 14, 2022 11:07 AM MDT
For anyone who submits tithing and fast offering donations online, some of the donation categories and options may look a little different now.
1 Min Read
June 07, 2022 03:26 PM MDT
“Life was a disappointment to me. I was living terribly, breaking my mother’s heart. And I thought, ‘There’s got to be something better than this.’”
1 Min Read
June 01, 2022 01:23 PM MDT
Ed Willis authored the raw, gritty memoir, ‘Panther to Priesthood.’ From matters of race to matters of the heart, here are a few principles he wants you to know.
2 Min Read
May 13, 2022 01:03 PM MDT
Footballer Jon Russell doesn’t shy away from talking about his faith, whether in church, on social media, or in the news.
1 Min Read
May 05, 2022 09:49 AM MDT
His new ethnically diverse painting was bound for the DC Temple, but his toddlers had a last, unwanted addition to make.
10 Min Read
May 03, 2022 12:40 PM MDT
On a TV special, the Latter-day Saint singer shocked four viral fans who cried hysterically when he lost the TV show.
2 Min Read
April 29, 2022 12:24 PM MDT
Temple ceremonies have occasionally been depicted on mainstream TV, which may prompt questions from those unfamiliar with the Church.
7 Min Read
April 21, 2022 10:43 AM MDT
A Coca Cola font, the Trajan Column in Rome, and other inspirations have helped create the Church logo.
4 Min Read
Fun
April 16, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson has become the oldest President of the Church at age 97 years, 7 months, and 7 days old.
3 Min Read
April 07, 2022 12:08 PM MDT
“A friend asked me if I felt any guilt for contributing to an enterprise that was allegedly aimed at capturing deceased souls and ‘baptizing’ them into the Mormon church.”
1 Min Read
April 06, 2022 12:28 PM MDT
In addition to reading online, you can revisit each conference address in a wide-margin journal—now available for preorder.
1 Min Read
April 05, 2022 01:05 PM MDT
The Church has rolled out a new site for Easter 2022 as part of its annual #BecauseOfHim campaign.
1 Min Read
April 05, 2022 11:09 AM MDT
The Church has released an Easter-themed video for 2022, presented in a cinematic new format.
1 Min Read
April 02, 2022 04:27 PM MDT
The Church released the 2021 statistical report during the Saturday afternoon session of general conference.
1 Min Read
April 01, 2022 12:23 PM MDT
Romanian Ambassador visited the First Presidency to speak in part about Church response to the refugee crisis in Eastern Europe.
1 Min Read
March 29, 2022 01:40 PM MDT
To help get into conference mode, quickly review one invitation from each October 2021 talk by the First Presidency and Twelve.
4 Min Read
March 23, 2022 03:00 PM MDT
Rob Gardner’s beloved concert film portraying the final days of the Savior’s life will return to theaters for a limited Easter run.
2 Min Read
March 18, 2022 11:20 AM MDT
With two years of the pandemic in hindsight, do members see any lasting benefits to the changes enacted by the Church?
3 Min Read
March 16, 2022 11:14 AM MDT
The pandemic prompted many changes to Church policies and practices. Many have come and gone, but some have left a lasting impact.
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