"Written by Emily Abel"

What Sister Bednar taught me about the active role of an Apostle's wife during our conversation on the Face to Face

by Emily Abel | September 13, 2021

“And there is Elder Bednar’s in-laws’ home!”  My mom says that nearly every ti...


What should we remember when we say ‘never forget’? 4 Latter-day Saints who called NYC ‘home’ during 9/11 answer

by Emily Abel | September 8, 2021

Ten years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93, T...


‘One step at a time’: What 1 woman’s escape from the 99th floor of the South Tower on 9/11 can teach the next generation

by Emily Abel | September 8, 2021

As smoke and ash billowed up from what had become a tomb for more than 2,700 people, a man named Allen Kay ...


After losing a child of her own, this Latter-day Saint finds healing in sewing Angel Dresses

by Emily Abel | August 26, 2021

Twenty-seven years ago, Debby Camp of Alberta, Canada, gave birth to a stillborn child. After carrying the ...


One single adult’s experience with the Abundant Life Conference, General Authority talk summaries

by Emily Abel | August 13, 2021

Editor’s note: “ This week from the Pulpit ” highlights recent messages by General Author...


2 missionaries appeared on TV in the country Georgia—now they have more people interested in the gospel than they can keep up with

by Emily Abel | July 30, 2021

Elder Jacob Herr knew he wanted to immerse himself in the culture of Georgia, a country that sits at the in...


What is it like being an extra on the Book of Mormon set during the depiction of Christ’s visit to the Americas?

by Emily Abel | July 28, 2021

“Excuse me, are you someone I can share a testimony with? I feel I really need to,” a woman&rsq...


Once an atheist, this ICU doctor now feels a divine call to 'help people feel more like humans and less like patients'

by Emily Abel | July 28, 2021

Samuel M. Brown is no stranger to the critical care unit. For years he’d been the doctor: donning a w...


They were toddlers when their photo went viral. Now these adorable cousins are getting baptized

by Emily Abel | July 27, 2021

Five years ago, two Latter-day Saint Tongan toddlers stole the hearts of thousands when this adorable photo...


This Latter-day Saint runs in Crocs—and now a former Russian Olympian might too. Here’s how it could help spread the gospel

by Emily Abel | July 24, 2021

Benjamin Pachev hit the ground running after his mission—literally.  He arrived home to Utah aft...