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Study abroad program in England put me on a quest to discover my ancestors

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Editor's note: This week Mormon Times shares stories from staffers' and contributors' family history whethe...


LDS Members Assist in Returning Lost WWII Flag to Family of Fallen Japanese Soldier

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an incredible story! It's amazing how these members worked together to restore something so personal t...


Ty Mansfield on Same-Sex Discussion in the Church

by Deseret News | News from Utah Makes You Think

Latter-day Saints as well as critics of the LDS Church should use more inclusive terms like "same-sex attra...

A reporter's thoughts on the media's coverage of the Book of Mormon

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Thanks to the Associated Press, there was reasonably wide coverage of the fact that the Book of Mormon reac...


Trump Considers Another Mormon for Secretary of State

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Despite meeting with President-elect Donald Trump twice, Mitt Romney's potential appointment as secretary o...


Why the New LDS Temple in Idaho Was Built 8.8 Miles Away from Another Temple (+ the Shortest and Longest Distances Between Temples)

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"There’s something very special about having faithful people to have callings in temples, and it takes a la...


My Epiphany about Member Missionary Work

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

Last week, my wife and I had the unique pleasure of going to the Washington D.C. Temple with four full-time...


"Hand of God Moments" Lead Philadelphia 76ers CEO to Join LDS Church

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Raised a devout Catholic, Scott O'Neil knew about the Church from his wife, a devout Mormon. But his feelin...


Why Does God Rename People in the Bible? (+ Your New Name)

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Things get doubly serious when God is the one giving people another name. He puts his seal on their hearts ...


Joseph Smith's account of the Restoration is difficult to counter

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As I see it, the single most persuasive secular argument for the authenticity of the founding events of the...