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5 Things to Know about the Church in Japan

by Briana Stewart | LDS Life International Global View

1. President Kimball called the Tokyo temple dedication as “the most significant and important event in the...

Believe Higher

by Mormon Channel | What We Believe


16 Craziest Foods Eaten By LDS Missionaries

by LDS Smile | Everything Else

Imagine eating a meal made up of tarantula, goat brain, monkey, raccoon, worms and a hairy cow tongue. &nbs...


An Acquired Taste

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs

Funny how a conversation can trigger a memory. Yesterday, the subject of root beer came up, and it reminded...


5 Things to Know about the Church in Haiti

by Kelsey Berteaux | Global View

1. The first Haitian member of the Church was converted after reading a Joseph Smith pamphlet.  A pair...


Defending the Faith: Sociologist Explains How Religion Benefits Even Atheists

by Deseret News | Everything Else

The evidence, says professor Stark, “shows overwhelmingly that religion protects against mental illness.” F...


Site teaching culture to prospective missionaries posts 10,000th video

by The Daily Universe | Everything Else

Alex Balinski is finally seeing his work come to fruition after taking a major leap of faith by quitting hi...


Habits, mannerisms and cultural quirks that return home with missionaries

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Each New Year’s Eve, Josh Ferrin and his family stay up late making “pelmeni,” or dumplings — a delicious d...


Mormon Standard Time

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs

This was one of those Ultra-Mormon weeks where everyone in our family had multiple church activities to att...


Gallery: Manaus Brazil Temple cultural celebration highlights

by LDS Church News | Official Church Info

In a region known for its life-giving water and flush rainforests, 1,200 Latter-day Saints danced to the so...