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4 things I’ve learned about spiritual survival in the last 4 months

by Lindsey Williams | July 2, 2020 | Makes You Think

If you’re like me, you have probably had someone tell you recently—or perhaps you have said it yourself—tha...


President Cordon: 3 keys of retention missionaries need to remember

by Emily Abel | June 30, 2020 | Makes You Think

At the 2020 Mission Leadership Seminar, President Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women General President, spoke ab...


President Nelson: Joseph Smith's ‘divine tutoring’ from ‘dozens of ancient prophets and angels’

by Danielle Christensen | June 30, 2020 | Makes You Think

The Prophet Joseph Smith was the recipient of divine tutoring in remarkable ways. During the virtual 2020 M...


Elder Holland’s insights on these 8 lesser-known names of Christ

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Witness for His Names" | June 30, 2020 | Makes You Think

This excerpt originally ran on  LDS Living in December 2019.  After serving as an Apostle of the ...


Elder Holland shares ‘1 of the 10,000 reasons’ why he knows the Book of Mormon is true

by Lindsey Williams | June 29, 2020 | From the Church Makes You Think

Speaking at the 2020 Mission Leadership Seminar , Elder Jeffrey R. Holland noted the seminar marked 176 yea...


What happened to Joseph and Emma Smith's children?

by Jannalee Sandau | June 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in  October 2015. Of the many hardships, Joseph Smith ...


What newspapers in the 1800s said about the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

by Jannalee Sandau | June 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on  LDS Living  in 2017.  Most members of the Church are familiar ...


Elder Stevenson shares a Book of Mormon phrase for times of affliction and disappointment

by Lindsey Williams | June 25, 2020 | Makes You Think

The year was 2011. Elder Gary E. Stevenson was serving as president of the Asia North Area of the Church wh...


Latter-day Saint Psychologist: How to reach our potential for happiness

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | June 25, 2020 | Makes You Think

When I was about 13 years of age, a new family moved into our ward. They had a 12-year-old son. He and I ha...


4 insights about women and the priesthood to supplement your reading of Alma 13

by Lindsey Williams | June 16, 2020 | Makes You Think

In this week’s Come, Follow Me ,  readers learn about the priesthood in Alma 13 and how priesthood hol...