John Bytheway

December 22, 2020 01:00 PM MST
The December pick for LDS Living Book Club is Born This Happy Morning by John Bytheway. Follow the LDS Living Book Club Instagram to join the conversation.
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December 14, 2020 01:00 PM MST
The December pick for LDS Living Book Club is Born This Happy Morning by John Bytheway. Follow the LDS Living Book Club Instagram to join the conversation.
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December 09, 2020 10:14 PM MST
On Dec. 15, 1985, a Church News editorial titled “The Three Levels of Christmas” was published in the Deseret News. It was written by William B. Smart, who was at the time the editor and general manager of the Church News. The column made a significant impact on author and speaker John Bytheway, and years later, Smart’s “Three Levels of Christmas” are reaching a new generation through Bytheway’s most recent book, Born This Happy Morning.
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By  LDS Living
November 27, 2020 01:00 PM MST
Popular Latter-day Saint author and speaker John Bytheway is known for his gospel insights. Here are nine of our favorite quotes from his inspiring teachings.
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July 06, 2020 12:00 PM MDT
An intriguing question is a gift. When a student asks a tough one, the whole class goes into “search mode,” and we put our collective heads together searching for an answer. Here’s a good one:
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November 02, 2019 12:17 PM MDT
Joseph Fielding Smith changed John Bytheway's life in five words when he said, "We read scriptures too fast." Check out these five "sermons in a sentence" from the scriptures that could change your life, too!
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August 16, 2019 10:00 PM MDT
John Bytheway
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August 17, 2018 01:42 PM MDT
Many years ago, a young man (he was only 23 years old) was called to be the new stake president in Tooele, Utah. In those days, stake conferences had two sessions, and at lunch between the sessions, Joseph F. Smith, one of the General Authorities attending, said to the new stake president, “You said you believe the gospel with all your heart, and propose to live it, but you did not bear your testimony that you know it is true. Don’t you know absolutely that this gospel is true?”
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June 29, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
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By  LDS Living
March 09, 2018 04:00 PM MST
Known for her philanthropy and unparalleled success, LDS billionaire and businesswoman Gail Miller recently received the Rosa Parks Award in Utah, became the third woman to win the Utah Leadership Award, and published her autobiography, Courage to Be You.
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January 20, 2018 03:22 PM MST
One memorable evening, after participating in a fireside in Tremonton, Utah, I strapped myself into my little Hyundai and set out for the drive home. As I proceeded southbound along the Wasatch Front, I marveled at the number of temples I passed along the way. . . .
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December 01, 2017 10:00 PM MST
For Moroni to engrave the sacrament prayers on the plates is a testimony that the sacrament was an essential, not an optional, part of their worship.
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March 22, 2017 03:58 PM MDT
Marriage advice might not seem like the kind of topic you would traditionally find at a conference for office professionals, but it was on the mind of John Bytheway as he presented a lecture on the subject to BYU professionals gathered at the annual Office Professionals Conference (OPAC) Friday.
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November 03, 2016 02:30 PM MDT
Fresh out of high school, teenage athlete McKay Christensen was highly sought after by both baseball and football teams. As a running back, he held the California state record for touchdowns scored. In baseball, his batting average was .500 and he was named to the all-American team.
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By  LDS Living
September 24, 2016 03:19 PM MDT
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January 23, 2016 05:00 PM MST
Recently, on his YouTube page, John Bytheway posted a video he discovered while sifting through old family videos. In it, he sings a couple renditions of the popular Primary song "Popcorn Popping on the Apricot Tree," one a lovely, romantic ballad, the other a rockin' version of the childhood classic. Check it out:
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January 18, 2016 03:58 PM MST
You've got to love these priceless insights from John Bytheway!
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December 23, 2015 04:30 PM MST
Look at how the prayer of a teenage boy has transformed the world we live in today. Check out these great insights from John Bytheway about what the world would look like if Joseph Smith had never been born.
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December 01, 2015 10:00 PM MST
Attention Utah readers! Visit John at the Fort Union Deseret Book store in Murray on Wednesday, December 6th at 7 p.m. for a special book signing and Facebook Live Q&A event!
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August 25, 2015 04:57 PM MDT
MR says: Want to know how to be miserable and to make your experience at Church the absolute worst? Then read all of these great self-hinder tips!
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March 17, 2015 06:58 PM MDT
Last night I had the delightful opportunity to attend a women’s meeting (fireside) with special guest speaker John Bytheway – a very funny, inspiring, gifted man who also happens to be a devout Mormon. If you’ve never heard “BTW” (By-The-Way), then you have really been missing out on something special. I’m eager to introduce you! John Bytheway excels in equal parts motivational speaker, comedian, storyteller, teacher, inspirational guru and religious leader.
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February 16, 2015 10:03 PM MST
Photo from magazine.byu.edu Did you know that John Bytheway's renown humor doesn't come naturally? He explains:
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May 27, 2014 08:38 AM MDT
"There is no shame in a couple having to scrimp and save. It is generally during these challenging times that you will grow closer together as you learn to sacrifice and to make difficult decisions."
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