Morgan Pearson

Morgan Pearson is the host of the All In podcast, an interview-style podcast that has been downloaded over 13 million times. She previously wrote for the Deseret News where she published more than 480 stories. Her new book, All In: Exploring What It Means to Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ, shares what she has learned from interviewing over 130 people about their faith in Jesus Christ. Morgan is happiest when wearing sweatpants and will never get enough dark chocolate. She and her husband, Benjamin, currently reside in California's Bay Area.

June 29, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
Kat was 8 when she first asked her mom where her dad was. When her mom started to cry, Kat quickly reassured her that she was just curious.
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June 22, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
Together with her husband, Chris, Erlynn now welcomes and hosts dignitaries from around the world as they come to Salt Lake City to see what The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is all about.
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June 15, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
When Lynette graduated from SVU, she was a four-time USCAA All-American, having led her team to the USCAA National Championship. This year, she led the SVU women's basketball team to its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament.
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June 08, 2022 05:35 AM MDT
Pauline Brown's search for truth began in 1969, when her 15-year-old brother was killed in a car accident. Her brother was going to hell because he hadn’t been baptized. She was convinced.
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June 01, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Judy Eror’s children suspected their father might leave the year before he actually did. They tried to tell their mother, but she insisted they were wrong.
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May 26, 2022 06:44 PM MDT
Elder David A. Bednar’s National Press Club luncheon address was followed by some hard-hitting questions and some unexpectedly comical answers.
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May 24, 2022 10:46 AM MDT
“This Is Us” is full of things that other network TV shows lack: heart and positive values. In fact, the entire premise of the show is based on principles that we as Latter-day Saints believe completely.
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May 13, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
General conference footnotes tend to be an untapped treasure trove of resources: more articles to explore, new quotes to ponder, and even additional words from the speakers themselves.
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May 12, 2022 03:32 PM MDT
“What does [the priesthood] bring into our lives? Why did God need this authority? Why did God need these ordinances in our lives at this time?”  
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March 28, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Possibly Shima's first memory of her childhood is of visiting her mother in an Iranian prison.
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February 28, 2022 01:36 PM MST
My goal in my Relief Society lesson was to answer two questions: 1. Can you be a good person and not attend Church? 2. Why the need for organized religion?
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January 26, 2022 11:30 AM MST
Thurl Bailey played in a championship victory dubbed by Sports Illustrated as the greatest college basketball moment of the 20th century. But now Thurl’s focus is on what it means to be a champion in life.
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January 18, 2022 09:00 AM MST
Lisa Valentine Clark was working in San Francisco when she got a call from her husband that brought on the first panic attack she had ever experienced.
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December 30, 2021 07:00 AM MST
“In some ways, the only way you deal with tragedy is to turn to God... many faith on that team... were brought to bear in getting this group through this tragedy.”
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December 21, 2021 05:00 AM MST
Fatima Dedrickson still remembers her first day on the campus of Brigham Young University. Every person she passed was staring at her.
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December 17, 2021 08:00 AM MST
My companion and I sat in a small apartment to teach a woman named Natividad, when I had an impression that forever changed what Christmas means to me.
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December 14, 2021 02:00 PM MST
The Bonner Family is known for their soulful gospel music and heartfelt testimonies. Read about their history here.
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October 14, 2021 05:19 PM MDT
On Tuesday, Elder Dale G. Renlund's older brother, Gary Mats Renlund, passed away. On Thursday, Elder Renlund shared a tribute that gives insight into the influence an older sibling can have in someone’s life.
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September 02, 2021 11:00 AM MDT
Editor's note: This article is part of a new LDS Living series, “This may be one of the best talks you've never heard,” highlighting talks you may have missed through the years.
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August 23, 2021 06:20 PM MDT
Speaking to faculty at Brigham Young University at the outset of a new academic semester, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, who formerly served as the school’s 9th president, began by thanking those employed by the school for all of the good they do.
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August 10, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
I always love hearing my friend Rob Gardner talk about writing Lamb of God, an Easter oratorio about the final days of Christ’s earthly ministry. I think part of it is because while Rob is incredibly talented (arguably a musical genius), I also know him to be a pretty normal guy. We’ve seen movies together and gone to London together, and what I appreciate about Rob is that he isn’t and doesn’t pretend to be someone who has it all figured out. And yet, he wrote what I consider to be a masterpiece all about the Savior of the world. He was young at the time and was enrolled in a program for film music at USC. He had been fortunate to be admitted to the program and was really enjoying it when all of a sudden, he began having ideas for what would become Lamb of God. He hadn’t even begun writing the oratorio when he contacted the London Symphony Orchestra via email and asked if they would be willing to record his composition. They wrote back explaining cost and availability, and Gardner booked it. He then dropped out of his program at USC solely based on the good feeling he had about the project, and a few months later, it was finished. Gardner’s Lamb of God explores the end of Christ’s ministry through the eyes of those who knew Him best.
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August 01, 2021 08:05 PM MDT
Seven days ago, a headline on ESPN read, “MyKayla Skinner’s Olympic gymnastics experience did not have to happen this way.” It seemed that after dedicating the majority of her young life to the sport of gymnastics and after battling back from injury as well as COVID-19 in the last two years, Skinner’s Olympic dream was over after just one night of competition. It appeared she would return home before the Games were even finished. She described it as “devastating.” But on Sunday in Tokyo, Skinner became an Olympic silver medalist.
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June 29, 2021 12:30 PM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson’s decision to speak about the “repeated and miraculous tutoring” Joseph Smith received from heaven as the opening talk given during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders may have seemed like an interesting choice. But President Nelson provided a clear reason for that choice.
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