LDS Living Blog
Learn how to stop bullying in Church, find out how one woman lost 40 pounds living the Word of Wisdom, see Heidi Klum's modest Emmy attire, and much more in this week's top stories!
Popular LDS author and speaker John Bytheway is known for his gospel insights. These eleven treasured quotes on the nature of gospel teachings could change your life.
We saw lots of changes this week in Mormondom--new seminary graduation requirements, a new Church film, and a Church handbook update! Find these stories and more in this LDS week in review.
This week, the Church announced some exciting and interesting adjustments to the seminary program. Starting this school year, seminary students will find themselves studying the Doctrine and Covenants in a way that is "meant to 'elevate learning' and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship." We can't wait to see the youth step up to the challenge!
Elder Holland welcomes back his first grandchild from a mission--and posted about it on his Facebook! See the pictures along with other top LDS stories from this week.
We were very excited to see this personal Facebook post from Jeffrey R. Holland welcoming home his granddaughter from her mission. This is a first for the Holland family--this is the first grandchild the Hollands are welcoming back from serving in the mission field. They also have another grandchild (this missionary's brother) who has been serving for the past year.
This week, myths about Mormons were debunked, missionaries were evacuated from two West African countries, and J.K. Rowling gave a special gift to Cassidy Stay. Check out these stories and more in our LDS Week in Review.
Mormon Cassidy Stay has received condolences and support from many people over the past month, including President Thomas S. Monson. The young girl, who was the lone survivor of her family after a tragic massacre, more recently received some support from the famed Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling, who sent a personalized letter from “Dumbledore” reported LDS.net on Monday afternoon.
Learn more about the Millennium, get a chuckle out of Buzzfeed-worthy Book of Mormon headlines, and see stunning photos of the Ogden Temple interior in this week's top stories!
One of the most beautiful things about the LDS Church is how it brings people together from different backgrounds, and the pasts of the Brethren leading this church are no different. Find out what unique jobs some general authorities have held before they were called to serve.
For example, Elder S. Gifford Nielsen of the First Quorum of the Seventy was a third-round pick in the NFL draft in 1978. He was selected by the Houston Oilers.