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Time to Leave the Back Pew?

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

"Jason, you never struck me as a back pew kind of guy." The words still hang in the air around me, like an ...


Mormon Father, Son Authors Balance Horror with Faith

by Deseret News | News from Utah Mormon Life

Two decades ago, Michael R. Collings bought a house that quickly became a homeowner's nightmare. The slab t...

Southern Baptist finds gospel in Utah

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Growing up very active in the Southern Baptist church in Georgia, Marsha Addams could not in her wildest dr...

Helen Radkey and Salt Lake Tribune strike again

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us"

It happened again this week. Call it the Helen Radkey Game. Radkey, a vocal critic of the LDS Church's prox...


Mormon Parenting: Creating a calm home atmosphere

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

“First we shape our buildings, then they shape us." It was Winston Churchill who said this, and it is true ...

Sister Dalton calls for return to moral purity

by Deseret News | What We Believe

Calling for a return to virtue, Sister Elaine S. Dalton, Young Women general president of The Church of Jes...


LDS University President Gets National Attention for Shoveling Student's Driveway

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Dr. Michael T. Benson — a BYU graduate, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the...

Former Utah athlete happy with decision to join Mormon church

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The relationship ended long ago. But for Hilary Taylor, it served its purpose. Because she had an irritatin...


Getting into British Ivies poses unique challenge to LDS students

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Since before I can remember, I wanted to attend an Ivy League university. My desire was not unique to the L...


Where is Lehi's DNA?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It is possible that the Book of Mormon prophet Lehi came to the Americas and left many descendants -- but n...