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Saying "No" to a Church Calling

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Bishops and counselors often pray long and hard over who they should call to serve in their wards. But what...

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Notorious American Train Robber Butch Cassidy, a Mormon?

by Kelsey Berteaux

A Mormon outlaw? It seems like it should be an oxymoron. Latter-day Saints take pride in being honest, true...

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Why Do We Pray Using "Thee" and "Thou"?

by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly Springer | Makes You Think

In English, LDS prayer language is distinct from everyday speech. We reserve a special vocabulary for commu...

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10 Secrets about LDS Life Mormons Have Shared on the App Whisper

by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

You might think that an app designed to allow users to share secrets anonymously could only end in terrible...

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Does Your Ward Beat Out This One Crazy Stake in Utah?

by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

It’s commonly held that Utah is the “home” of the Church—which is why it shouldn’t come as a surprise that ...

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Dissenting Votes at Conference: Everything You Need to Know

by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

Church members participating in the Saturday afternoon session of The 186th Annual General Conference of Th...

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Why Don’t Some Hymn Lyrics Rhyme?

by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

Something is off. Sitting and singing in sacrament meeting, this feeling has struck me before. Am I forgett...

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How to Teach Like John Bytheway

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think

Attention Utah readers! Visit John at the Fort Union Deseret Book store in Murray on Wednesday, December 6t...

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FHE: Sustaining the Prophet

by Kelsey Berteaux | Lesson Helps

Conference Talk: For more information on this topic, read “Sustaining the Prophets," by Russell M. Nelson, ...

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The Surprising Things You'll Find When You Search "Mormon" on Popular Recipe Sites

by Kelsey Berteaux | Fun Mormon Life

Have you heard of “Mormon muffins”? Check out what I found when I looked for “Mormon” recipes on the web. W...