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"God Is My Strength": Professional Soccer Player Makes Headlines for Leaving Career to Serve Mission

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

A famous European soccer manager is attributed with saying, “Some people believe football is a matter of li...


"Discover the Things of Eternity:" Elder Andersen Dedicates First Temple in Portugal

by Church News | Mormon Life

"In this dedicated and consecrated house of the Lord, we too are explorers, searching not for new lands but...


Gymnast on U.S. National Team Shares How Prayer, the Gospel Are Helping Her on Path to the Olympics

by Church News | Fun Mormon Life

“Having God close by has really helped me to keep going and get answers,” MyKayla Skinner said. “The challe...


Why Elder Bednar Didn’t Want Students to Remember His Words at This BYU-Idaho Devotional

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Looking out among 15,000 students in the BYU-Idaho Center here on Sunday, Sept. 22, Elder David A. Bednar o...


From Polygamy to Mountain Meadows Massacre, "Saints" 2 Covers It All and Is "More Epic" Than the First

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the Book of Mormon, the Lord asks His children to remember the captivity and miraculous deliverance of H...


What a Convert’s Dying Wish Taught Me About Church Members and Christlike Love

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 2002 while working as a reporter for the Church News, I spoke to a woman from Maryville, Tennessee, name...


Family Gives Update on Missionary Injured in Car Accident in Canada

by Church News | Mormon Life

Elder Dallin Thompson, the missionary who was critically injured last month in a vehicle accident in Canada...


President Nelson Tells Colombian Saints How to Access Heaven’s Greatest Blessings + Government Leaders Praise the Church

by Church News | From the Church Mormon Life

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taught tens of thousands of ...


For Those Investigating the Church, President Nelson Says Don't Read the Book of Mormon in Order

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

 President Russell M. Nelson has an effective way to talk about the Book of Mormon with those who are ...


How Church Leaders Decided on the 2020 Youth Theme and Why It’s Important

by Church News | Mormon Life

The following is a transcript of an interview with the Young Women and Young Men general presidencies discu...