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Tribute to President Thomas S. Monson: A friend to all

I’ve never met President Thomas S. Monson, but it feels like he’s been a close friend almost all of my life. And I’m sure many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints feel the same way. Even when, as a young boy, I [...]

LDS Church releases statement supporting LoveLoud Festival’s motives

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made a statement applauding LoveLoud Festival’s motives after receiving multiple inquiries from journalist. “We applaud the LoveLoud Festival for LGBT youth’s aim to bring [...]

LDS Church denounces pro-white ideology with updated statement about Charlottesville tragedy

#NoPlaceForHate An informal memorial is seen at the place where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally in #Charlottesville. 📷 @gettyimages. A [...]

ICYMI: Homes prices in Wasatch Front rising; Orem man saves woman at Deer Creek Reservoir

In case you took a break from the news for some weekend barbecuing, here are some headlines to brush up on. Home prices on Wasatch Front have risen to record highs The Salt Lake Board of Realtors released a report saying home prices on the [...]

How an LDS mission helped Daniel Summerhays’ golf game

During his time on the PGA Tour, 33-year-old Daniel Summerhays has fielded numerous questions about how he was able to take two years off from golf. Summerhays, a former BYU star, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day [...]

9 lessons learned from Elder and Sister Renlund during LDS Face to Face in Africa

Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Ruth, presented the second regional Face to Face event in Africa on Saturday.  The Face to Face event originated from the Ghana Missionary Training Center of The Church [...]

LDS Church announces Jordan River Utah Temple open house and rededication dates

The First Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the open house and rededication dates for the Jordan River Utah Temple on Thursday morning. Starting on Saturday, March 17, the temple will open its doors for [...]

Utah-Tube: Utah couple ‘Goes the Distance’ with ‘Moana’ and ‘Hercules’ mashup

Utah husband and wife duo Scott and Ryceejo Shattuck are stepping it up a notch when it comes to Disney mashups. The duo released their tenth a cappella video on YouTube yesterday where they performed a mashup of Disney’s “Moana” [...]

The conference talk that changed my life

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are meant to inspire and uplift people around the world. Addresses teach doctrine, give council, provide encouragement, and uplift listeners. And sometimes a talk even [...]

New Provo MTC expansion is changing the way LDS missionaries study

When entering one of the new buildings at the Provo Missionary Training Center, missionaries encounter a life-size mural of the Book of Mormon prophet Nephi. A scripture accompanying the mural helps missionaries ponder on Nephi’s experience: [...]

LDS teen advances to the live show on ‘America’s Got Talent’ with another emotional song

In another emotional performance, 13-year-old Evie Clair performed once again on “America’s Got Talent” and was advanced to the live show for her special performance. The LDS girl from Florence, Arizona performed the song [...]

Modern pioneers: 3 countries where first-generation Saints are thriving

If Pioneer Day brings to mind images of 19th-century converts pushing handcarts across an unforgiving prairie floor, you’re not alone. And you’re right — the pioneers who came to Utah in the late 1800s are important to remember [...]

Utah-Tube: Miss Utah judges take to the stage to perform ‘Wicked’ song

Two Miss Utah judges took a break from judging the competition to sing “For Good” from the Broadway musical “Wicked” during the third day of the preliminary competition on June 16. “We just wanted to dedicate this [...]

5 tips for adjusting to life after missionary service

When I returned home from a mission, I’ll admit it was hard for me to let go. For the first year, I struggled, feeling like I had gone from being someone that stood out, making a difference, to just another anonymous face in the crowd. I [...]

Exploring the hidden LDS Church history sites

Latter-day Saint history is scattered throughout the United States, from Southern California to New England. The most prominent may follow the trail of the Mormon Migration, but here’s a look at several sites that get into a deeper dive of [...]

Top 10 moments with ‘Studio C’ to celebrate one billion views

The beloved clean-comedy sketch group “Studio C” took to Facebook on Thursday to announce they laughed their way to one billion views. In honor of their success, here are 10 of our favorite “Studio C” moments. 1. Scott [...]

LDS missionaries joyfully rap explanation for missionary work

Two missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission found a unique way to tell people about what they are doing away from their homes. Elder Cavan Rutherford and Elder Joshua Newbold, from [...]

Finding light and spreading joy in the darkness of mental illness

When Josie Thompson Solomon found herself unable to serve an LDS mission because of mental illness, she decided to take a road trip to visit a friend in Farmington. After her visit she headed home to Arizona. When she stopped in Alamosa, Colorado, [...]

ICYMI: Julianne Hough says ‘I do;’ motorcycle ride raises funds for fallen law enforcement officers

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Julianne Hough says “I do” to NHL Star https://www.instagram.com/p/BWU_fd1DOGW/?taken-by=people Julianne Hough, a dancer and judge [...]

Tickets now available for public tours of new Provo Missionary Training Center Buildings

Tickets are now available for tours of the newly expanded Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah between July 31 and Aug. 19. The tours last approximately one hour, including a walking tour and a short video. All ages are invited to attend. The [...]