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Found in the Footnotes: When 3 Apostles Past and Present Gave 3 Interpretations of the Iron Rod within 3 Months

by Lindsey Williams | January 17, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's Note: Our weekly Friday column, “ Found in the Footnotes ,” explores some of the footnotes from re...


New BYU-Hawaii Scholarships, Missionary Treasures, and Other Messages You May Have Missed from Church Leaders

by LDS Living Staff | January 16, 2020 | Makes You Think

As a new year begins, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have started to make their...


3 Times Following the Spirit Saved Bill Marriott's Life

by Dale Van Atta | January 15, 2020 | Famous Mormons Makes You Think

No one on New Hampshire’s beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee could have suspected that the still air on a peacefu...


Watch: “Don’t Miss This” Hosts Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler Share How They Came to Love the Scriptures

by Lindsey Williams | January 14, 2020 | Fun Makes You Think

With over 90,000 subscribers, the “Don’t Miss This” YouTube channel has helped families and individuals wor...


An Apostle’s Counsel to Missionaries Questioning Their Worthiness

by Elder Neil L. Andersen, excerpted from "The Divine Gift of Forgiveness" | January 13, 2020 | Makes You Think

Fifty years before the writing of these words, I was preparing to serve as a full-time missionary for The C...


3 Fears That Keep Us From Committing to the Savior Taught By Elder and Sister Christofferson

by Lindsey Williams | January 12, 2020 | Makes You Think

It's an acronym well known to young adults—"FOMO"—fear of missing out. And it's one of three fears Elder D....


Brad Wilcox: Grace—Common Ground or Battleground?

by Brad Wilcox | January 11, 2020 | Makes You Think

A newlywed couple was discussing comfort food. The bride said, “My family loves Shepherd’s Pie.” The groom ...


What Does "All We Can Do" Actually Mean? A Look at 2 Nephi 25:23

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think

There is a phrase in 2 Nephi 25:23 that Latter-day Saints are likely very familiar with, “For we know that ...


Found in the Footnotes: Why I Love the 532 Footnotes from October General Conference

by Lindsey Williams | January 10, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's Note: Our new weekly Friday column, “Found in the Footnotes,” will explore some of the footnotes f...


Video: Church Historians Openly Discuss Brigham Young's Strengths and Weaknesses

by Danielle Christensen | January 9, 2020 | Makes You Think

There are characteristics about the prophet Brigham Young that might be disconcerting or discomforting to p...