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Why churches welcome Hispanic converts, with or without papers

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A few months ago, I went to a local publisher with an idea for a book. I wanted to spend a year in an LDS w...

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Plans scrapped for controversial Mormon chapel in Boston area

by Boston Globe | Everything Else

The Mormon church is abandoning a long-stalled plan to build a controversial meeting house in Brookline, sa...


Pinterest connects new LDS leader Bonnie Oscarson with young women

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Just one day after Sister Bonnie Oscarson was sustained as general Young Women's president, her following o...


Boycotting General Conference 50 Years Ago: The Lamanite Generation, the American Indian Movement, and Temple Square

by Juvenile Instructor | Opinions & Features

A few weeks ago, I gave a presentation at the University of Michigan on what benefits there might be to con...


Some high-schoolers graduating early to go on Mormon missions

by Salt Lake Tribune | News from Utah

Throughout high school, Brennan Rasmussen couldn’t wait until he was old enough to go on a Mormon mission. ...


Love Comes First

by Segullah | Best of LDS Blogs

When our youngest was born (it’ll be 27 years ago on April 18th), my husband held Chase in his arms and coo...


LDS temple parking-lot shooting: Man who killed wife dies, too

by Columbus Dispatch | Everything Else

A Columbus man who shot himself and his estranged wife in a West Side parking lot six weeks ago died yester...


LDS special-needs student and football friends help change high school

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

When Carson Jones invited Chy Johnson to sit with him and his football buddies at lunch last fall, he didn'...


Does Mormon fasting reduce heart attack deaths?

by Salt Lake Tribune | News from Utah

People of faith have long known that fasting can be good for the soul. Now Intermountain Medical Center res...