10192017

Lessons in Christ-like love from Ghana

One summer, I traveled to Ghana, in West Africa, for a work assignment. It was a life-changing experience. I was struck by the humility and spirituality of the people in general. Many Ghanaians live in abject poverty, but they are a happy, [...]

Broadway star Sutton Foster, “Downton Abbey” star join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for 2017 Christmas concerts

Broadway award-winning actress Sutton Foster and “Downton Abbey” actor Hugh Bonneville are joining the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for its annual Christmas concerts in December, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced Thursday morning. “Sutton [...]

Lindsey Stirling remembers father’s battle with cancer with dance on DWTS

It was an emotional week on “Dancing With the Stars” for Lindsey Stirling as she worked on a routine to honor her father who died in January after battling cancer. “My dad was the best dad in the world,” Stirling said [...]

Apostles share lessons they learned from Elder Hales at his funeral service

Fellow LDS apostles remembered Elder Robert D. Hales as being loyal, a disciple and a friend to Jesus Christ at Elder Hales’ funeral service on Friday morning. At the age of 85, Elder Robert D. Hales, member of the Quorum of the Twelve [...]

No new temples announced at LDS general conference, update on 182 current temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints currently has 157 operating temples with 12 under construction, 13 previously announced and 11 announced to undergo extensive renovation. While the LDS Church typically announces new temples during [...]

36 inspiring memes from October 2017 general conference

The 187th Semiannual General Conference closed Sunday evening after six sessions and nearly 12 hours of talks from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Many topics were covered, but here are some of the most memorable [...]

LDS Church announces details for Elder Hales’ funeral service

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the funeral services for Elder Robert D. Hales, deceased member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. The [...]

Elder Andersen shares what would have been Elder Hales’ final conference talk

Elder Neil L. Andersen, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the LDS Church, deviated from his originally planned talk for the 187th Semiannual General Conference to share a few words from recently deceased apostle Elder Robert [...]

LDS Apostle Robert D. Hales dies at 85

Elder Robert D. Hales, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. He was 85. The LDS Church announced he died from causes incident to age, passing peacefully [...]

LDS general conference: One-sentence summaries of October 2017 talks

The 187th Semiannual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began last weekend with the Women’s Session of conference and continued again Saturday morning. General Conference lasts for a total of six sessions [...]

6 Twitter accounts to follow for a more uplifting conference

The 187th Semiannual General Conference is already in session. With 10 hours of inspiration, it’s hard to catch everything shared from the pulpit. If you are looking for a way to interact with conference messages, the LDS Church encourages [...]

President Monson and Elder Hales will not speak in LDS general conference

President Thomas S. Monson and Elder Robert D. Hales, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will not speak in general conference this weekend. Deseret News reported that the LDS Church president wouldn’t be attending conference [...]

5 tips for creating connection from a couple who overcame addiction and affairs

Ashlynn and Coby Mitchell are a happy couple from Orem, Utah, but it wasn’t always that way. The Mitchells have suffered through the effects of Coby’s addiction to pornography, two affairs, and the molestation of their two daughters by [...]

Lindsey Stirling survives first round elimination on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Lindsey Stirling survived the first round elimination on “Dancing With the Stars” as “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran was the first star sent packing. With her quickstep during ballroom week, Stirling and partner [...]

Adam Levine bonds with LDS dad over fatherhood during ‘The Voice’ audition

Dave Crosby is stepping into the spotlight after spending nearly two years letting his daughter shine. On Monday night, Crosby turned three chairs during the blind auditions on NBC’s “The Voice” and ultimately chose to join [...]

LDS Church buys printer’s manuscript of Book of Mormon for $35 million

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints purchased the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon for $35 million from the Community of Christ church, both churches announced on Wednesday. “We hold the Book of Mormon to be a [...]

LDS teen Evie Clair demonstrates courage, pays tribute to father in AGT final performance

Evie Clair once again showed courage and maturity beyond her years in her performance during the “America’s Got Talent” final on Tuesday night. Paying tribute to her father who died on Sept. 7 from stage 4 colon cancer, the [...]

Following his father’s footsteps: President Henry J. Eyring installed as 17th BYU-Idaho President

Brigham Young University-Idaho may have a new president, but alumnus of the university will find the name familiar. On Tuesday, President Henry J. Eyring followed in his father’s footsteps with his installation as the 17th president of BYU-Idaho. His [...]

LDS teen Evie Clair to perform in ‘America’s Got Talent’ finals Tuesday night

Evie Clair decided to return to “America’s Got Talent” to perform in the finals, Clair’s mother announced on her blog Saturday. After the 13-year-old singer’s father, Amos Abplanalp, died on Thursday, Sept. 7, [...]

Donny Osmond posts tender picture of meeting his 10th grandchild

Roughly a month after meeting his ninth grandchild, Donny Osmond welcomed his 10th grandchild. On Tuesday, Osmond posted a picture of him meeting his newest grandson, Willem River Osmond. His two newest grandchildren were born roughly a month [...]