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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...

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12 Times US Presidents Spoke in the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Sandau | Fun Mormon Life

Latter-day Saints aren't the only ones who have spoken from the podium of the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Many US...

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25 Interesting Facts About the Beehive House

by Alicia Soto | Mormon Life

This year marks the 165th anniversary of the creation of the Beehive House. Completed in 1854, the Beehive ...

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10 Incredible Pioneers You've Never Heard of

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

Most of us have heard of Ephraim Hanks, Porter Rockwell, Eliza R. Snow, and many other high-profile pioneer...

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The Prompting That Saved One Pioneer Family from Death + Their Remarkable Faith

by Lois Thompson Bartholomew | Mormon Life

In A. J. Russell's iconic photograph of the celebration following the driving of the golden spike, Samuel S...

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10 Things You Never Knew About the U.S. Flag and the Church

by Sierra Sivertson and Kelsey Berteaux | Fun

Throughout the history of the Church, our leaders have praised America and what its flag represents. Read o...

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The Mormon FBI Agent Who Took Down John Dillinger and "Baby Face Nelson"

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon, adapted from "Colorful Characters in Mormon History" | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

Recently, loved ones gathered for a memorial service of Sam Cowley, a former FBI agent and national hero.&n...

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The Incredible Vision About Temples That Led to the End of Polygamy in the Church

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Yes, I saw by vision and revelation this [Logan] Temple in the hands of the wicked. I saw our city [Salt L...

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3 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns You Can See Today

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

While many ghost towns founded by Latter-day Saints have exciting histories, three Mormon ghost towns stand...

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25 Things You Didn't Know About the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

We wanted to reshare this article in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first time the Salt Lake T...