"Written by Emily Abel"

The Bread Doctor: Why a small-town doctor opened a bakery for his daughter with Down syndrome

by Emily Abel | June 18, 2020

“Is the doctor in?” is not a question normally posed by customers walking into a bakery. But in the small t...


What led an espionage thriller author to write the religious book he never thought he would

by Emily Abel | June 16, 2020

Latter-day Saint Mark Henshaw never anticipated writing a religious book. For 15 years, the security analys...


Watch BYU Noteworthy's new 'Get Happy' video and learn why they chose to postpone its release

by Emily Abel | June 15, 2020 | Fun

If you are looking to put some bounce back in your step this week, BYU Noteworthy’s latest music video is t...


Historical experts dive deep into each chapter of 'Saints' on popular podcast

by Emily Abel | June 12, 2020

Earlier this year, explorers of Church history rejoiced at the release of Saints, Vol. 2: No Unhallowed Han...


What Church leaders said this week about racial harmony, loneliness, and the rising generation

by Emily Abel | June 12, 2020

Editor's note: " This week from the pulpit " highlights recent messages by General Authorities and General ...


What you didn’t know about the heroes behind getting 26,000 missionaries home safely

by Emily Abel | June 11, 2020 | From the Church

Earlier this year, about 26,000 missionaries were transported back to their home countries as a safety meas...


This Australian ward held a virtual Primary talent show. The results are too adorable to miss

by Emily Abel | June 11, 2020 | Fun Lesson Helps

In some areas of the world, Church leaders have begun to open chapel doors and welcome Latter-day Saints ba...


California stake president invites 3 black Latter-day Saint men to share their experiences with race

by Emily Abel | June 11, 2020 | Makes You Think

Given recent events, the topic of racism is at the forefront of people's minds. On Monday, President Nelson...


Consultations, webinars, and more ways to get the most out of Family History Library online

by Emily Abel | June 9, 2020

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City temporarily closed its doors as a health precaution against CO...


Recently married 22 year-old Latter-day Saint passes away in car crash and donates liver to childhood friend's mother

by Emily Abel | June 9, 2020

Caleb Johnson and Cory Derfler met in junior high school when Johnson was a peer mentor and Derfler, a stud...