social-tree-shutterstock_138516092-4f904455ae949435fe49335ab920c52fecc40e93

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. By Steven and Jill Decker Never has so much first-person family history been contributed by so many – and most do not even realize they are doing it. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media outlets are forces that can be […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. PROVO, UTAH “We live in challenging times. Religious freedom is indeed under fire,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said on June 26 in Brigham Young University’s Marriott Center. Elder Christofferson was the keynote speaker at […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. PROVO, UTAH Mission leaders and missionaries will “have help from Him whose Church this is” as they use technology to further the eternally important work of salvation, said Elder David A. Bednar on June 24. “Today we have considered both the […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. LAMI TOWN, Fiji — Basba Wati has diabetes and had worried for months that her eyes were not working properly. So even though she is not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she arrived at the […]

Venezuela_Crisis

In the darkness the warehouse looks like any other, a metal-roofed hangar next to a clattering overpass, with homeless people sleeping nearby in the shadows. But inside, workers quietly unload black plastic crates filled with merchandise so valuable that mobs have looted delivery vehicles, shot up the windshields of trucks and hurled a rock into […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. When Elaine Dalton heard about the vision for RubyGirl.org, she immediately voiced her support. “In my previous calling as (LDS) Young Women general president, I met with young women from around the world,” Dalton told the Deseret News. “My observation was […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: The following is part of an occasional series catching up with the individuals featured in “Meet the Mormons.” The previously published stories on Bishnu Adhikari, Gail Halvorsen, Jermaine Sullivan and Giovanna Raccosta Nezhati can be found on deseretnews.com. Ken […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY — A new online exhibit titled “Exceedingly Valiant for Courage” was recently launched by the Church History Museum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is accessible at history.lds.org/exhibit/exceedingly-valiant, according to a news release. The […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. This series of columns bears the title “Defending the Faith,” and I’ve now written roughly 250 of these mini-essays setting forth what I regard as reasons to believe in God, and specifically in the God disclosed by Christianity, and, most specifically, […]

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. This entry is part of 2 in the seriesCemetery Crowdsourcing By Miryelle Resek Participating in cemetery crowdsourcing may seem overwhelming; there are millions of graves and only one you. However, with everyone taking part in a small way, a major work […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: This post by Stephen Taylor originally appeared on the Southern Virginia University blog. It has been posted here with permission. Meet Sonya. She’s a nurse. She helps people for a living. She was on her way to work on […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: This post by Stephen Taylor originally appeared on the Southern Virginia University blog. It has been posted here with permission. Meet Sonya. She’s a nurse. She helps people for a living. She was on her way to work on […]

Turkey

Turkish officials say initial investigations point to Isis being behind a triple suicide bombing and gun attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport which killed at least 41 people. Another 239 people were injured, many seriously, after three gunmen armed with AK-47s opened fire on passengers. Officials say the death toll could rise to 50. CCTV […]

2014-04-1020-elder-jeffrey-r-holland-590x331-ldsorg-article-733d4723e2d20683c45b63fcc2ad2eeff4a2214b

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. President Monson, we love you. You have given your heart and your health to every calling the Lord has ever given you, especially the sacred office you now hold. This entire Church thanks […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The Kirtland Temple was the first temple members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built in this dispensation. The project was initiated by a divine mandate (Doctrine and Covenants 88:119), which was followed by a second command six […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The saying goes that money can’t buy happiness. Which is a nice idea, but not entirely true. Money buys a lot of happiness: stability, better health care, a home in a safe neighborhood, an education and nutritious food, all which lead […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “TO BECOME LIKE GOD: Witnesses of Our Divine Potential,” by Andrew C. Skinner, Deseret Book, $18.99, 164 pages (nf) When the Prophet Joseph Smith was instructed to begin the restoration of the gospel in 1820 one of the core doctrines revealed […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Singer/songwriter Nik Day published 24 songs last year — all about faith. “I do a lot of writing,” he said in an interview with the Deseret News. The 28-year-old works for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, writing youth […]

Washington, DC, May 29, 2009 -- President Obama visits FEMA headquarters to attend a meeting of the Homeland Security Counsel, FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.  June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season and Mr. Obama was briefed by Federal Agencies and Departments that are ususally involved in Hurricane response and recovery.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

The US national security industry is planning for the impact of an unprecedented global food crisis lasting as long as a decade, according to reports by a government contractor. The studies published by CNA Corporation in December 2015, unreported until now, describe a detailed simulation of a protracted global food crisis from 2020 to 2030. […]

father-bike-51246ee5f48aad34cb0ba928d2d14182c8bcef71

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. I will never forget that day—it was 1999, and I was sitting at a table enjoying a meal with my young children. A newly released song began to play in the background of the restaurant, “When a single mom . . .” and tears […]

Mormon Times Deseret News

This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Emmy Award-winning TV reporter Lucky Severson characterized the LDS Church’s welfare system as huge and impressive in a seven-minute report on the PBS TV show “Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.” Both the video and a transcript are available at PBS.org’s Religion & […]

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. By Rob Morgan The death certificate for one of my great-great-grandfathers says he died at age 85 from diabetes. The 1880 newspaper account of another great-great-grandfather reveals that he also died from diabetes at age 70. In five generations of my […]

hawking

Global warming, mass shootings, global instability and overpopulation are all concerns humanity faces, but what is the greatest risk to all of us? Larry King asked scientific genius Stephen Hawking, who explained that there is a lot to be worried about. King last spoke to Hawking six years ago, when Hawking said: “Mankind is in […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. 10702_000_019 Robert Bolt’s classic play A Man for All Seasons is the story of Sir Thomas More. He had distinguished himself as a scholar, lawyer, ambassador, and, finally, as Lord Chancellor of England. […]