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'Amercia's Favorite Pastime' & FamilySearch

by Deseret News | News from Utah

With baseball season in full swing, has launched a campaign to encourage family historians...


Reflections of a sister missionary

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Editor's note: This article is a follow-up to "The Remarkable Story of Guillermo Gonzalez," published in th...


Elder Ballard Shares One of His Biggest Regrets, Hoping to Help Young Adults Avoid It

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In a devotional at the Salt Lake Institute, Elder Ballard shared with Latter-day students one of his bigges...


Elder Holland Calls Pornography a "War" and "Fatal Epidemic," Shares 4 Ways to Overcome It

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“It is reported that 89 percent of teens and 95 percent of young adults regularly have either ‘encouraging’...


The greatest deal at Christmastime

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

My inbox is overflowing with ads telling me that this is the biggest sales event of the year. Which is, of ...


Societal advances, founding of LDS Church coincided

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In an entry recently written for "Mormon Scholars Testify," economist and economic historian Mark Skousen h...


Religious groups, including LDS, sign open letter against birth control mandate

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A diverse coalition of religious leaders, including the presiding bishop of the LDS Church, signed an open ...


Miss United States Competitor, RM Stands for Modesty

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

MR says: Miss United States competitor and returned missionary Bekah Pence is showing young women ever...


Ancient gold plates in Mesoamerica

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Archaeologists have know for about a century that gold plates with carved writing have been found in Mesoam...

Study sheds light on how Mormon singles meet those they date

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A recent Utah Valley University study that I conducted shed some light on the Utah County LDS dating scene ...