Recent in opinions-features


The death of the family road trip, and why it needs to make a comeback

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The traditional family road trip is on the decline. During the 1960s and '70s, the Golden Age of the family...


Podcast: Abuse and the Forgiveness Dilemma

by Mormon Matters | Opinions & Features

The April 2012 General Conference featured a terrific talk by President Uchtdorf, “The Merciful Obtain Merc...


Defending the Faith: Christianity is all about community

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In 1974, I read an article in the Georgetown University newspaper about the open house for the newly built ...


Departing Church Historian shares history, purpose of the calling

by News.lds.org | Opinions & Features

When Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the Seventy was called as Church Historian and Recorder in 2005, he filled a...


Backstories of LDS Church history in Africa

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In 1970, President Harold B. Lee of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints asked Darius Gray to re...


Convert in Buddhist Mongolia now a missionary

by Meridian Magazine | Opinions & Features

Dear President Albright, I have loved my mission in Northern Virginia. I want to share my conversion story ...


'Saints on the frontier' - Church leaders visit Eastern Europe

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

"Visiting Saints on the frontier." This might be an apt summation of travels three General Authorities unde...


Looking back on the rich history of the Jordan River Temple

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The Jordan River Utah Temple was intended to be a workhorse. Covering 153,000 square feet and 15 acres of p...


Jewish-Mormon collaboration

by Jewish Journal | Opinions & Features

Last week a Jewish journalist contacted me about Mormon outreach efforts to the Jewish community. His email...


Korihor and 'Social Darwinism'

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The term "Social Darwinism" was coined in Europe in 1877 in order to stigmatize various social theories the...