Breanna Olaveson

1994-2014: 20 ways missions have changed in 20 years

In the grand scheme of LDS Church history, 20 years isn’t much. But when it comes to missionary work, 20 years is a significant…

Off-campus students now the majority at BYU-Idaho

For the first time, there are more off-campus students for BYU-Idaho than…

5 simple steps to powerful home and visiting teaching

7 non-traditional ways to record your family’s history

10 recent articles that applaud Mormonism

What critics are saying about ‘Meet the Mormons’


Q&A: Get to know the Mormons behind ‘Meet the Mormons’

Act fast: 5 can’t-miss LDS Church history artifacts to see this week

5 questions every family should ask their grandparents

LDS families find hope, healing after miscarriages

8 resources to help you #ShareGoodness

10 inspiring books by non-LDS writers

12 languages you might hear at general conference

Helping kids love the temple at every age

Parents can help teach their children to love the temple beginning in…

5 ways to spiritually charge your family for back to school

VIDEO: Elder Bednar calls Saints to ‘flood the earth’ using social media

10 great wedding gifts from the LDS Distribution Center

Hidden talents and surprising hobbies of modern-day prophets


11 unforgettable moments in recent LDS Church history

The phrase “church history” typically conjures images of Liberty Jail, Nauvoo and a dusty trail heading west. But you didn’t have to live in…

7 gospel truths from ‘Newsies’

Some movies strongly appeal to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, despite their lack of real connection to the Church and its…

10 things to remember when your missionary comes home

The sisters who left for their missions shortly after the October 2012 announcement lowering the minimum age for missionary service are on their way home. The boys…

The Book of Abraham: 5 things you need to know

5 misconceptions about LDS tithing

Tithing helps pay for temples such as the recently dedicated Gilbert Arizona…

New study reveals which state is Utah’s opposite

The Washington Post created this map to visually present the findings of…

First Presidency releases statement on women and the priesthood

7 vintage LDS films that will make you smile (and make your kids laugh)

LDS kids these days don’t know how good they have it. The Mormon Channel produces new Mormon Messages for Youth every month or…

7 tender lessons from Book of Mormon fathers

In Latter-day Saint doctrine, a father’s purpose is to preside over, provide for and protect his family. But the best fathers do that and more. In…

9 LDS Church history day-trip destinations

Cove Fort was built…

10 of the most indispensable LDS talks ever given

The April 2014 General Conference was inspiring and relevant, as all such conferences are. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints…

Memorial Day activity: New Civil War records released