"Written by Danielle Christensen"

Latter-day Saint mother who gave birth on Delta flight reflects on past month, says God’s hand was 100 percent in what transpired

by Danielle Christensen | June 16, 2021

For Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga, it was the trip of lifetime—but not exactly a vacation. Her st...


Watch: Church History Library director Keith Erekson gives useful tips on discerning truth from error

by Danielle Christensen | June 14, 2021

It can be easy to encounter unverified rumors in today’s day and age. “We live in a world that ...


Young men group goes on epic bike ride of 330 miles to visit Utah temples

by Danielle Christensen | June 9, 2021

Eight temples, 330 miles, and one group of young men traveling via bicycle—it takes the meaning of a ...


Watch: Latter-day Saint gymnast MyKayla Skinner nails the vault at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

by Danielle Christensen | June 8, 2021

Latter-day Saint and former University of Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner is one step closer to the 2021 Tokyo...


This deceased Latter-day Saint couple made national news for a fudge recipe that’s engraved on their headstone—and their love story is just as sweet

by Danielle Christensen | June 4, 2021

It’s some of the sweetest news circulating national news lately, and for good reason. After all, it&r...


How Elder Rasband’s insights about a familiar parable gave new meaning to the phrase ‘I am a child of God’

by Danielle Christensen | June 2, 2021

Recently, while watching BYU Women’s Conference, a single sentence from Elder Ronald A. Rasband&rsquo...


Elder Cook dedicated the Nauvoo Temple District last weekend. Here’s what that is and why it matters

by Danielle Christensen | June 1, 2021

On June 27, 2002, President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the rebuilt Nauvoo Illinois Temple on the annivers...


What Emma Smith’s death says about her love for the gospel and for Joseph, according to one Church historian

by Danielle Christensen | May 28, 2021

It’s been tricky for Jennifer Reeder, Women’s History Specialist in the Church History Departme...


Why questions are beautiful things

by Danielle Christensen | May 28, 2021

I think it is safe to say that we all have lots of questions. There are questions that are less consequenti...


The tender stories behind the new Primary General Presidency’s calling

by Danielle Christensen | May 26, 2021

When the new Primary General Presidency was sustained in April 2021 general conference, the experience was ...