08172017

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Elaine Dalton: Former LDS Young Women President’s personal progress leads her to UVU’s Board of Trustees

After Elaine Dalton finished her 16 years serving on the LDS Church’s Young Women General Board and presidency — including five years as president — she knew she had to be careful with how she spent her time. “I wanted to avoid things [...]

18 signs you attended EFY at BYU

EFY was the best week of your life. You made best friends, strengthened your testimony and made memories to last a lifetime. And it’s most likely that you also experienced these 18 things if you attended the Especially For Youth program [...]

LDS missionary from American Fork caught performing good deed in Washington, D.C.

Two missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were caught doing a good deed. While performing an act of kindness is commonplace for LDS missionaries, this time it was caught on camera. American Fork High School graduate [...]

Migrating with the Mormons: A guide to visiting Kirtland, Nauvoo, and Winter Quarters

The heartwarming aroma of freshly baked bread. The clanging of hot metal against an anvil. The clip-clop of horse hooves pulling a loaded wagon. Visiting Nauvoo, Illinois and Kirtland, Ohio transports you to life in the 1830s and 1840s, with [...]

LDS teen receives standing ovation from ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges, honors father battling cancer

A 13-year-old LDS girl from Florence, Arizona received a standing ovation from the audience and judges on “America’s Got Talent” Tuesday night. Before her performance, Evie Clair emotionally told the judges she decided to [...]

Retracing the Restoration: A guide to visiting Restoration sites

Ever dreamed of meeting Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, and other early Latter-day Saints? Although they passed away 100-plus years ago, their spirits are still alive and well at the historical sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day [...]

What LDS Girls Camp is like around the world

When Young Women Camp began, a small group of young women from Salt Lake City went into the mountains near their homes for a weeklong excursion. Since then, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has grown to millions of members [...]

LDS Church conducting survey to evaluate missionary safety

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is conducting a survey to evaluate missionary safety, the church announced Monday morning. The survey was sent to missionaries around the world. “The safety of missionaries is of great importance [...]

5 ‘follow the prophet’ traditions to start right now

The April 2017 general conference is now two months behind us. In conference, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared uplifting messages and gave directions on how to improve our lives. With two months past, we can [...]

LDS Church holding public tours of new Missionary Training Center buildings

The public is invited to tour the newly expanding Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah between July 31 and Aug. 19, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday. Tickets will be available for [...]