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Pulpit politics: Churchgoers encouraged to vote but few being told who to vote for

by Deseret News | Everything Else

With Election Day approaching, pastor David Miller hadn't decided Thursday morning whether his Sunday sermo...


Church-going teens go further with school

by BYU News | Everything Else

For many American teens, the road to college goes through the chapel. Sociologists from Brigham Young Unive...


Study shows how prayer, meditation affect brain activity

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Human beings have been praying and meditating for millennia. For most, it was a way to commune with a spiri...


Salt Lake City named most Christian city in U.S.

by Huffington Post | News from Utah

A study measuring religious bodies in the United States called the, “2010 U.S. Religious Census: Religious ...


Is 'Mormon-ness' something you can see?

by Student Review | Opinions & Features

There is a pervasive belief in Mormon culture that Mormon-ness, often described as a “glow,” is actually an...

Balanced parenting: Learning to not hover

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

Being involved in a child's life is important, but just as with most things in life, balance is the key, ne...


Leap of faith: Skeptics aside, Mormonism is on the rise

by The Post and Courier | What They're Saying About "Us"

If Nathan Hale, a lifelong Mormon, received a blessing every time someone came up to him with, “My pastor s...


What Science Says about the Word of Wisdom

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

Utah’s public health officials often credit the state’s good health to its predominant Mormon culture. Afte...


Why early childhood parenting is a gospel priority

by Christianity Today | Opinions & Features

How could you already be so messed up? The question ran through my mind as I looked at Dylan, a lanky, disr...


New study shows life longevity can come from serving

by The Daily Universe | Opinions & Features

A new study has shown that when people donate their time to others they find more time in their schedules a...