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#LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday to feature Piano Guys, David Archuleta and others

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The Piano Guys brought the Christmas spirit to Salt Lake City on Friday night, and on Tuesday, with the help of YouTube Live, they hope to #LightTheWorld. In the concert, which will be broadcast live on YouTube at 3 p.m. MST, […]

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#LightTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday to feature Piano Guys, David Archuleta and others

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The Piano Guys brought the Christmas spirit to Salt Lake City on Friday night, and on Tuesday, with the help of YouTube Live, they hope to #LightTheWorld. In the concert, which will be broadcast live on YouTube at 3 p.m. MST, […]

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Mormon man runs three 200-mile races in three months, has spiritual experiences along the way

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. HEBER CITY — Ben Light of Heber City crossed the finish line of the Moab 240 on Oct. 17. He raised his arms in triumph because not only had he completed the 240-mile distance, but a total of 645.8 miles in […]

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New Cedar City Utah Temple is a symbol of community’s pioneer grit, faith

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. CEDAR CITY — Descendants of pioneer settlers — sent south by Brigham Young in the 1850s to mine iron deposits in the hills of what would become Iron County — have been raised with an “iron will.” Almost 170 years after […]

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Elder and Sister Oaks to speak at RootsTech Family Discovery Day

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY — Elder Dallin H. Oaks, of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and his wife, Sister Kristen M. Oaks, will be the keynote speakers at the 2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day on March 3 at 1 […]

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LDS World: Jesus Christ’s teachings on the treatment of women

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. At this special time of the year as our thoughts turn to the birth of Jesus Christ, charges of the sexual abuse of women are proliferating against many men in positions of power and authority in the United States. Individuals would […]

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Book review: ‘Celebrate Sunday: 52 Ideas to Help Your Family Delight in the Sabbath’ makes Sunday worship in the home both doable and fun

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “CELEBRATE SUNDAY: 52 Ideas to Help Your Family Delight in the Sabbath,” by Lani Olsen Hilton, Covenant Communications, $10.99, 146 pages (nf) Author Lani Olsen Hilton understands that delighting in the Sabbath day can be difficult, if not impossible, for many […]

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Mormon Mentions: Jeremy Guthrie, Eric Weddle and David Archuleta #LightTheWorld, LDS Church leaders share Christmas greetings

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The #LightTheWorld initiative is in full swing, and in addition to posts from LDS Church leaders, several professional athletes have joined in on social media. Baltimore Ravens’ safety Eric Weddle and former Major League Baseball pitcher Jeremy Guthrie have both used […]

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Elegant Pioneer-Style Cedar City Utah Temple Is Dedicated

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY | Sunday, 10 December 2017 | President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Cedar City Utah Temple on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Recently […]

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Music and the Spoken Word: Love comes at Christmas

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given Dec. 10, 2017. More than a hundred years ago, the beloved English poet Christina Rossetti wrote a simple […]

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Ask Angela: I’m not a practicing Mormon anymore, but my roommate still is

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Dear Angela: When my roommate and I started living together, we were both active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and living similar standards. We didn’t have alcohol in the apartment, definitely no women spending the night, […]

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Book review: ‘Our Family Christmas’ shares 25 sets of lessons, activities for families

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “OUR FAMILY CHRISTMAS: Creating Meaningful and Memorable Christ-Centered Traditions” by Christie Gardiner, Covenant Communications, $19.99, 192 pages (nf) An advent calendar with gifts of time and experiences is the result of a request from one of author Christie Gardiner’s children at […]

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Mormon temple marriage featured on Refinery 29’s ‘World Wide Wed’ web series

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The latest episode of Refinery 29’s World Wide Wed features a temple wedding of two members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As the video tells the story of the courtship and marriage of Sergio and Melissa, a […]

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Heralding a New Age of Book of Mormon Scholarship – Steven T. Densley, Jr.

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A review of John W. Welch, Neal Rappleye, Stephen O. Smoot, David J. Larsen, and Taylor Halverson, eds., Knowing Why: 137 Evidences That the Book of Mormon is True. Covenant Communications, Inc., 2017, 380 pages including endnotes […]

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Hamblin & Peterson: The long-term impact of the Reformation

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and this is one in a series of columns to describe the origins, nature and impact of the events and personalities of the Reformation. Previous articles are online at deseretnews.com/faith. […]

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Mormon missionaries returning to Puerto Rico 3 months after Hurricane Maria

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — After many difficult weeks and months, hurricane-weary Latter-day Saints in the Puerto Rico’s capital finally have a couple of reasons to celebrate. First, on Friday, the Church announced full-time missionaries would be returning to the island […]

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Trump decision leads BYU to restrict Jerusalem Center travel

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. PROVO — BYU students studying at the university’s Jerusalem Center are under new travel restrictions due to violence over President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Protests by Palestinians, who say believe they have […]

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BYU to restrict Jerusalem Center travel after Trump decision

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. PROVO — BYU students studying at the university’s Jerusalem Center are under new travel restrictions due to violence over President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Protests by Palestinians, who say believe they have […]

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MIPodcast #74— “Feeding the Flock,” with Terryl L. Givens

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. Latter-day Saint scholar Terryl L. Givens is back with us again. Dr. Givens spent the summer here at the Institute as a Neal A. Maxwell fellow. It was a real treat to have Terryl here in the building, and he […]

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Church Statement on Southern California Fires

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY | Friday, 08 December 2017 | The impact of the fires in southern California on local communities has been severe and devastating. Two Church buildings in the area are being used as a temporary community centers, and we are […]

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LDS Church lands at No. 19 on Glassdoor’s ‘2018 best places to work’ employees’ choice rankings

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Glassdoor released its Employees’ Choice Awards on Wednesday, which includes its report of the 100 best places to work in 2018, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ranked No. 19 on the list for the second year in […]

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Defending the Faith: 2 competing visions of ‘restoration’

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. In 1834, Eber D. Howe, editor of the Painesville (Ohio) Telegraph, published “Mormonism Unvailed” (sic). Generally recognized as the very first anti-Mormon book, it blazed the trail for many hundreds of future volumes — which, in many regards, haven’t really advanced […]

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What’s new: LDS pianist’s album ‘A Sacred Christmas’ shares excitement, reverence of holiday

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “A SACRED CHRISTMAS,” by Garth Smith, G&D Productions, $15.99 Pianist Garth Smith has teamed with vocalists and choirs, a guitarist and a violinist for his new album, “A Sacred Christmas.” Smith, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]

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New drone footage shows bird’s-eye view of the Christmas lights on Temple Square

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. A new video released by Mormon Newsroom allows viewers to get a view of the lights on Temple Square from the sky. During the Christmas season, 35 acres of Temple Square and the immediate area are covered with thousands of Christmas […]