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What happened when a defense attorney prayed for help while listening to the sickening crimes of his client

by LDS Living | February 25, 2021 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel , Brett, a defense and prosecution attorney, shares that h...


What led this civil rights activist to join the Church, become the first Black man sealed in Salt Lake Temple

by LDS Living | February 18, 2021 | Makes You Think

In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel , Isaac Thomas shares that he is no stranger to racism and...


‘He sees our hearts, not our histories’: Watch Tom Christofferson’s 5-Minute Fireside

by Lindsey Williams | February 17, 2021 | Makes You Think

In the latest video of LDS Living’s   5-Minute Fireside series , author Tom Christofferson share...


An Apostle’s counsel to missionaries questioning their worthiness

by Elder Neil L. Andersen, excerpted from "The Divine Gift of Forgiveness" | February 17, 2021 | Makes You Think

This excerpt originally ran on  LDS Living in January 2020.  Fifty years before the writing of th...


Not sure how to explain to your children what happens in the temple? These insights from Sister Aburto can help

by Sister Reyna I. Aburto, adapted from “Reaching for the Savior” | February 16, 2021 | Makes You Think

This excerpt is adapted from Reaching for the Savior available now for preorder at . ...


Elder Craig A. Cardon: Helping our teenagers develop spiritual maturity

by Elder Craig A. Cardon | February 10, 2021 | Makes You Think

This article was originally published by  LDS Living in May 2019. Find more from Elder Craig A. Cardon...


9 things we now know about the lost manuscript of the Book of Mormon

by Don Bradley, Contributor | February 5, 2021 | Makes You Think

This story was originally published on  LDS Living  in January 2018 and has been updated.  T...


After losing her daughter, how helping thousands with leprosy in India led this mother to healing

by LDS Living | February 4, 2021 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In this week's episode of   This Is is the Gospel ,  Becky endures soul-rending pain after lo...


Why a lack of clarity can actually be a good thing and bring you closer to God

by Jacob Z. Hess, Carrie L. Skarda, Kyle D. Anderson, and Ty R. Mansfield; excerpted from “The Power of Stillness” | February 2, 2021 | Makes You Think

Latter-day Saints recognize that, rather than an aberration in God’s plan, lack of knowing  is a...


What Sister Craig reminded me about why kindness shouldn’t always be random

by Lindsey Williams | January 29, 2021 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “ Found in the footnotes ,” explores some of th...