"Written by Danielle Christensen"

Video: Church Historians Openly Discuss Brigham Young's Strengths and Weaknesses

by Danielle Christensen | January 9, 2020 | Makes You Think

There are characteristics about the prophet Brigham Young that might be disconcerting or discomforting to p...


See the List of New Mission Presidents and Companions Called to Serve in 2020

by Danielle Christensen | January 9, 2020 | From the Church

The First Presidency of the Church has assigned 130 new mission presidents and companions for 2020. Latter-...


When Joseph Smith's Ancestor Fell Overboard on the Mayflower and What It Means for Us Today

by Danielle Christensen | January 6, 2020

Most people probably haven’t heard of John Howland, an indentured servant who crossed the Atlantic Ocean on...


A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Creation of Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler's 'Don't Miss This'

by Danielle Christensen | January 6, 2020

David Butler and Emily Belle Freeman had the same crazy idea—they just didn’t know it. It was 2010, and But...


Watch This Beautifully Illustrated Video Showing How the Book of Mormon Was Compiled

by Danielle Christensen | Lesson Helps

From the Book of Mormon videos released by the Church to new study guides and journals , several resources ...


What Young Women, Young Men, and Primary General Presidents Want Latter-day Saints to Know About the Children and Youth Initiative

by Danielle Christensen

With the New Year underway, Latter-day Saints likely have a question or two about the Church’s new Children...


These Top 10 Stories from 2019 Will Inspire and Motivate You for the Year Ahead

by Danielle Christensen | Makes You Think

This past year has been full of both miracles and heartbreak for Latter-day Saints. And yet through the ups...


Setting a New Year's Resolution? Here are 31 Quotes for January 2020 to Help You Achieve Your Goals

by Danielle Christensen

The year 2020 is fast approaching and with it, those New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve decided to run ...


3 Resources That Can Help You Understand How the Church Uses its Financial Reserves

by Danielle Christensen | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On Friday, December 20, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released three videos detailing how...


Sherem Denies Christ, Opposes Doctrine of Christ in New Book of Mormon Video

by Danielle Christensen

The newest Book of Mormon video released Friday, December 20, tells the story of Sherem, a man who preached...