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'Every hand flew up': President Ballard recalls support for President Kimball's recommendation that the priesthood be given to all worthy males

by Morgan Jones | October 20, 2020

On the debut episode of the Church News podcast , President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quo...

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How We Misinterpret "Black" and "Curse" in the Scriptures: Insights from an African American Convert

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think

This story was originally published by  LDS Living  in May 2018.  Shortly after African Amer...

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How a Civil Rights Activist Became a Member of the Church

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 1967, Isaac Thomas walked onto the Missouri Valley College campus on fraternity pledge night. As one of ...

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How to Give a Powerful Talk: Tips from a Baptist Preacher Who Joined the Church

by Wain Myers and Kelly L. Martinez | Mormon Life

Since becoming a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I’ve encountered a few cultural...

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Why One Man Waited 25 Years to Receive the Priesthood + How He Changed a Community

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When Harry Bailey Jr. learned from his bishop he could finally hold the priesthood after waiting a quarter ...

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How Saints in Africa Prepared for the Priesthood Revelation Years Before It Happened

by E. Dale LeBaron | Makes You Think

Editor’s note: This article was originally published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the revelation ...

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First Black Man Sealed in the Salt Lake Temple Shares the Moment He Heard the Priesthood Revelation

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 1967, Isaac Thomas walked onto the Missouri Valley College campus on fraternity pledge night. As one of ...

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President Nelson Invokes Blessing on Saints, President Oaks Acknowledges Pain of Past Priesthood Restriction

by LDS Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

During the Church's "Be One" event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the priesthood revelation, touching ...

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"Is There No Blessing for Me?" How the Priesthood and Temple Ban Impacted Black Women in the Church

by Chrisse Edmunds via BYU.edu | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is from the 2014 BYU Religious Education Student Symposium. In celebration of the 40th annive...

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Standing in a Celestial Room, the Beautiful Witness This Black Family Had a Year Before the Priesthood Revelation

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

A powerful article on lds.org shares the faithful stories of black members of the Church and their experien...