For the Books: Reid Moon’s Rare Book Collection Houses Stories of a Thousand Libraries

Reid Moon is a professional treasure hunter. His collection is never complete, although he has everything from a 1746 copy of Handel’s “Messiah” with an inscription from King George, to an original copy of Charles Darwin’s “Origin of Species.” He has collected documents from Mother Teresa, letters by Albert Einstein and artifacts from the JFK […]

5 online gems that will revitalize your scripture study

In the April 2017 general conference, then-President Thomas S. Monson invited every member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to read from the Book of Mormon every day. In a recent worldwide devotional for youth, President Russell M. Nelson built on this invitation. He said, “As you continue to read daily from […]

The most-referenced verses of LDS general conference by session

In just one month, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world will join together to hear messages from the leadership of the church. The conference begins with the general women’s session on Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. The following weekend includes four general sessions on Sept. 30 and […]

5 scripture sections that focus on the atonement for Easter

The week prior to Easter is known as Holy Week, when Christians around the world remember the last days of the Savior’s earthly ministry that culminated in His sacrifice for all mankind. A careful study of the scriptures and the significance of the Savior’s atonement can enhance your observance of this important week. Here’s a list of passages that will […]

Sundance film ‘Don Verdean’ pokes fun at faith and fraud

BYU alumni Jared and Jerusha Hess returned to Sundance Film Festival’s center stage Wednesday with the premiere of “Don Verdean,” a film that’s every bit as outrageous as one would expect from the husband-and-wife creative team whose debut film, “Napoleon Dynamite,” stole the show at Sundance in 2004. “Don Verdean” takes a humorous look at […]

Heroines in history: 4 scriptural role models for women

If you flip through the pages of your scriptures, you’ll have no trouble picking out dozens of male role models. After all, there are about 2,900 men mentioned in the LDS standard works. But what about the women? “It’s men who are doing the writing, and they’re writing from their perspective,” said Camille Fronk Olson, […]