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State of New York recognizes 200th anniversary of the First Vision with official citation

by Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | December 23, 2020 | From the Church

More than 200 deliveries of food to local pantries across the state of New York were made by The Church of ...


Why BYU professor Anthony Sweat paints little-seen moments from Church history and what he wishes people better understood about them

by LDS Living Staff | November 25, 2020 | Makes You Think

Anthony Sweat isn’t just a BYU religion professor and an author; he is also a talented artist. We rec...


The story behind the first baptism for the dead in this dispensation is one you may have never heard

by LDS Living Staff | November 7, 2020

Did you know the first baptism for the dead was a mother acting in proxy for her recently deceased son? Did...


The importance of names and how the name of the Church changed over time

by Jannalee Sandau | October 23, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article was originally shared on  LDS Living  in 2017 and has been updated to reflect additi...


Church makes 200 food donations in New York to commemorate 200th anniversary of the Restoration in 2020

by Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | September 24, 2020

Two hundred deliveries to food pantries and charities in the state of New York are being donated by The Chu...


Countdown to conference: 'Ponder the New Proclamation' with this free daily study guide

by Lindsey Williams

One of the many ways April general conference was "unforgettable" was the introduction of “...


The word ‘restore’ appears over 20 times in this week’s ‘Come, Follow Me.’ Here’s why that matters

by Lindsey Williams | Lesson Helps

Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “ Found in the footnotes ,” explores some of the footnotes from...


President Ballard shares 4 things mission leaders can do to receive promised blessings

by LDS Living Staff

In May 1829, Hyrum Smith traveled 160 miles from Palmyra, New York, to visit Joseph and Emma in Harmony, Pe...


Elder Rasband shares 9 truths found in the new bicentennial proclamation

by Lindsey Williams | From the Church Makes You Think

Two months ago, President Russell M. Nelson introduced a new bicentennial proclamation in general conferenc...


Guidance in Every Brushstroke: Miracles behind this Month’s Church Magazine Cover Art

by Emily Abel | Makes You Think

Church magazines are full of accounts of the Lord guiding hearts and hands around the world. This month, ho...