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How does serving a mission affect attitudes on global development? What one economist found

by Valerie Russell | October 20, 2020 | Makes You Think

Lee Crawfurd was watching The Book of Mormon musical when something clicked—the full-time missionary ...


New study proves President Nelson right: Home-centered worship is resulting in stronger family relationships and testimonies

by Julie H. Haupt and Kaylin Cash, Contributors | Makes You Think

Those who pray and study scriptures at home report higher levels of happiness, meaning, and feelings of God...


We asked, you answered: What is your favorite thing about the gospel of Jesus Christ?

by Lindsey Williams | Makes You Think

Editor’s note: “ We asked, you answered ” highlights memorable responses to discussion qu...


‘That they all may be one’: Building bridges of understanding with persons of other faiths

by Robert L. Millet | Makes You Think

The Prophet Joseph Smith was a man possessed of great love toward those within the Church, as well as perso...


Doctrine and Covenants 76 as a poem and 4 other unique facts from the latest Joseph Smith Papers volume

by Jeffrey Mahas of The Joseph Smith Papers Project | Makes You Think

Documents, Volume 11 of The Joseph Smith Papers covers a dynamic period in Joseph Smith’s life. At th...


Latter-day Saint psychologist: Why I believe spirituality can help mental health

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

As a mental health professional whose desire is to help people with mental health concerns, I was dismayed ...


Ever wanted to attend the temple with a Hebrew expert? Ponder the symbolism with Donald W. Parry

by Valerie Russell | Makes You Think

Although there are current restrictions surrounding in-person temple worship , there is always more to lear...


Living in the last days: What President Nelson taught 10 years ago that applies to us perfectly today

by Elder Gerald N. Lund, adapted from “The Second Coming of the Lord” | Makes You Think

While serving as a General Authority Seventy, I had one of those unexpected teaching moments that life pres...


Latter-day Saint psychologist: Anxiety and depression are not sins (but the Savior's Atonement still helps)

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided wonderful mental health resources in recent ye...


How well do you know the Quorum of the Twelve? Take this quiz with John Hilton III

by Valerie Russell | Fun Makes You Think

How well do you actually know the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles?  That is the question John Hilton III...