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.

February 08, 2023 01:32 PM MST
Sharing appropriate details can help prepare those entering the temple for the first time, so they are not surprised by what takes place.
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December 20, 2022 12:57 PM MST
Will our pets and other animals be joining us in heaven?
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December 12, 2022 10:54 AM MST
Understanding these Hebrew words may bring some unexpected insights into your New Testament study next year.
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December 03, 2022 11:26 AM MST
Sarah Jane Wright believes childhood should be a more whimsical place—so she creates art for kids that captures the wonder of laughter, friendship, and faith.
7 Min Read
November 29, 2022 10:04 AM MST
A statuary hall in India has installed a statue of Joseph Smith, honored as one who promoted world peace.
1 Min Read
November 16, 2022 11:39 AM MST
How can we lighten the burden of our brothers and sisters who deal with celiac disease or food allergies?
8 Min Read
November 16, 2022 11:32 AM MST
“It’s not unusual for missionaries to have a time on their mission when they second-guess why they came out and if they should stay.”
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November 11, 2022 01:56 PM MST
A new survey shows that Americans know little about the Church—but most don’t dislike it.
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October 31, 2022 01:42 PM MDT
When Golf Digest asked players and staff who’s the nicest player on tour, “Tony Finau’s name came up more than anybody else’s.”
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October 06, 2022 12:16 PM MDT
In addition to reading online, you can revisit each conference address in a wide-margin journal—now available for preorder.
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Fun
October 06, 2022 12:11 PM MDT
“As far as mascot athleticism goes, what BYU football’s mascot did tonight may be unmatched” —Pro Football Hall of Fame
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October 03, 2022 01:44 PM MDT
The new guide for youth “focuses on the foundation [of] values, principles, and doctrine instead of every specific behavior.”
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October 01, 2022 02:34 PM MDT
As he addressed the audience as the final speaker of the Saturday morning session of general conference, President Russell M. Nelson leaned against a chair at the pulpit.
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September 26, 2022 01:53 PM MDT
We think Latter-day Saint traditions are at their best during general conference weekend. Check out what our readers look forward to most.
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Fun
September 22, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
Perhaps Hobbits are so adored by fans because they represent something we can all relate to: feelings of hope and inadequacy on our grand mortal adventure.
4 Min Read
September 16, 2022 01:26 PM MDT
Meet the amazing Latter-day Saints who hopped, swung, and climbed their way to the highest levels of ninja competition this summer.
5 Min Read
September 14, 2022 10:27 AM MDT
The ATF has released interior photos of the Orem Temple fire amid mounting incidents of vandalism at Church buildings.
1 Min Read
September 09, 2022 07:52 AM MDT
The previous 12 months have seen several heartwarming and inspiring moments in the prophet’s life. Here are just a few of our favorites.
4 Min Read
Fun
August 12, 2022 04:25 PM MDT
Seen any squirrels splayed out on the ground lately? Our bushy-tailed friends might be offering a simple lesson.
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August 09, 2022 03:57 PM MDT
Donny Osmond paid tribute this week to Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy Award–winning singer who passed away Monday at age 73.
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July 19, 2022 10:22 AM MDT
This Pioneer Day weekend, celebrate those who traveled with the Vanguard Company and trekked with the Mormon Battalion.
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Fun
July 18, 2022 07:01 AM MDT
Welcome to part two of the face-off between the Mormonads of the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s. Which decade did the Mormonad best?
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Fun
July 18, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Even when they were punny or corny, they always seemed to get their message across. But which decade was the Mormonad golden age?
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Fun
June 29, 2022 03:58 PM MDT
From video games to music videos, these images of temples certainly seem random but fun!
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