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3 stories from President Monson’s childhood to give you hope when your kid misbehaves

We’re putting this in the “Just for Recent Converts” section because most LDS members who’ve been around a long time know these stories. There’s just something about a story of misbehavior from a prophet’s childhood that sticks in one’s memory. It sure gives modern LDS parents hope to know that an apostle was once a […]

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Comedic Genius in CTR 7 class feels sad that winter is over

Liam Hales, ringleader of the CTR 7 class in the Nassau 58th ward, is sad that winter is over. The highlight of Church for the past few months for this exuberant youth has been Primary Sharing time. “Oh, we still have sharing time even when it’s not winter,” Liam says, “but we don’t ever sing my […]

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Elder Soares habla de nuestro Salvador—6 citas inspiradoras

“[L]a Primera Presidencia y los Doce Apóstoles son … profetas, videntes y reveladores. Ellos representan al Señor Jesucristo y tienen el derecho de declarar Su disposición y voluntad según les sea revelada. Testifico que hay seguridad al seguir su consejo. El Señor los está inspirando a hacer hincapié en fortalecer nuestra fe en el Padre […]

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Elder Soares fala do nosso Salvador—6 citações inspiradoras

“[A] Primeira Presidência e os Doze Apóstolos … são … profetas, videntes e reveladores. Eles representam o Senhor Jesus Cristo e, portanto, têm o direito de declarar a mente e a vontade do Senhor conforme lhes são reveladas. Testifico que estaremos seguros ao seguirmos seus conselhos. O Senhor tem inspirado nossos profetas a enfatizar a […]

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6 inspiring quotes about our Savior by Elder Soares

Also available español and português “[T]he First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles are … prophets, seers, and revelators. They represent the Lord Jesus Christ and have the right to declare His mind and will as it is revealed to them. I testify that there is safety in following their counsel. The Lord is inspiring them […]

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Relief Society teacher didn’t have time to get through everything she had prepared

An LDS Church meetinghouse was recently swallowed by a giant sinkhole when a Relief Society teacher didn’t have enough class time to get through everything she had prepared. This was reported by Sister Annette Banks, who had slipped out early because she had company coming for dinner and needed to get a roast in the […]

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Beautiful quotes about Christ from Elder Gong

7 beautiful quotes about Christ from Elder Gong

“Many of our Savior’s miracles begin with His understanding and compassion. Our Savior knows our hearts and circumstances. He is filled with compassion for our hopes and hurts, our desires and needs.” “In this world, amidst thorns and thistles, we eat bread by the sweat of our face, as did Adam and Eve. Moral agency […]

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Late night musings of a Latter-day Saint: Celestial Netflix

Faithful insomniac has nice, churchy things for you to think about when you can’t sleep—interesting enough to distract you from the fact you’re tossing and turning at 2 am, but not serious enough to keep you up all night. Celestial Netflix Suppose there’s such a thing as Celestial Netflix on the other side.  Everyone is […]

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New couple in ward unsure if they belong in the judgmental or the easily-offended group

We recently interviewed Ashley and David (names have been changed to protect their identities) about their heartbreaking journey while trying to navigate the hyperbolic and choppy waters of settling into their proper group at Church. Although they’ve been married for 2 years, they have yet to feel at home with either the self-righteous judgmental hypocrites […]

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Changes Announced to Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

Changes Announced to Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

from Mormon Newsroom— President Russell M. Nelson announced two significant organizational changes Saturday night designed to help everyday Latter-day Saints in congregations throughout the world minister more like Jesus Christ.

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‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

from Mormon Newsroom— President Russell M. Nelson announced Sunday afternoon that the Church’s home and visiting teaching programs will be replaced by a coordinated, more personalized approach known as “ministering.” Commentary & Opinion Here at Mormon World, we wonder, ponder, hope, and dream these things The city of Enoch Did they have assignments such as […]

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New Young Women General Presidency Called

From Mormon Newsroom— The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Young Women general presidency and a new first counselor in the Primary general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency announced that Bonnie H. […]

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Dear New Apostles

Dear New Apostles

Although this collection of quotes directly refers to the experience of being a new apostle, we all can learn from them as we discover new callings in our own lives.  Dear New Apostles, You have just been called to be an Apostle of Jesus Christ. Perhaps it was a complete surprise, like it was for […]

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Rome Italy Temple dedication dates announced

Mormon Newsroom has announced the open house and dedication dates for the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: The public is invited to tour the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy. Church leaders announced the Rome Italy Temple will be open for […]

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Two Missionary Training Centers to Close

Two Missionary Training Centers to Close

Mormon Newsroom released a statement yesterday that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will close 2 of its 15 missionary training centers (MTCs) in January of 2019. The closures are due to a reorganization of resources according to need, and no changes to the surrounding missions were announced. The Spain MTC is next […]

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General Conference quotes on education and lifelong learning

Looking for great LDS quotes and inspiring memes about education and lifelong learning? Look no further— “He who invades the domain of knowledge must approach it as Moses came to the burning bush; he stands on holy ground; he would acquire things sacred. We must come to this quest of truth—in all regions of human […]

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Church Video: ‘LDS Couple Missionaries serving in the Pacific’ + counsel from leaders

  I express gratitude for our senior missionaries. They are young in spirit, wise, and willing to work. … These dear members are willing to serve and strengthen the lives of others. Even if these seniors don’t know the local language, their accomplishments are great and their spirit of sacrifice is precious. —President Russell M. […]

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Boston North Stake to hold ‘snow make-up days’ for missed meetings

When severe winter storms hit the East Coast, it’s not uncommon for wards in the Boston North Stake to be forced to cancel Sunday Meetings. Members usually end up missing Church once or twice each year due to weather, but this winter wards have needed to cancel Church a record 5 times. Stake leaders have […]

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Just for Converts: President Hinckley presiding alone

If you have joined the Church in the past few years, you probably have learned about Gordon B. Hinckley and his teachings while he was President of the Church, but you may know very little about the 14 years he served as a counselor to 3 different Church presidents.  In 1981 President Hinckley had been […]

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3 inspiring Church Facebook posts about Jesus Christ

Here are 3 inspiring recent Facebook posts about Jesus Christ from leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and you don’t even have to login to Facebook to see them. They’re embedded right here. You might also enjoy: 3 Tweets from President Nelson about you and God Every day we see reports […]

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