LDS Living Blog
Snoop Dogg and Katherine Heigl made appearances in Mormon news this week--find out why in this week's top LDS stories.
In 2008, an article published on April 1st by CNN purported that popular rapper Snoop Dogg converted to Mormonism. While the story turned out to be an April Fool's hoax, this week, a photo submitted to the LDS Missionaries Facebook showed that a Book of Mormon was given to the rap legend.
Sister 'Otukolo got special permission from their mission president to attend on football game at the Bishop Gorman high school in Las Vegas, where her brother plays. And when her brother told her that Snoop's son also played on the team, the Sisters went looking for him and apparently found him!
Read Gladys Knight's conversion story, find out the favorite hymns of all the prophets, and more in this week's top five can't-miss LDS stories!
Gladys Knight’s spiritual journey began when she was two years old.
“We had an old banged up piano in the hall,” she recalls. “I remember even that far back having our own family home evening, if you will. My mom and dad used to play the piano and sing and tell Bible stories. As I grew, I started wanting more and more of that. Christ really became that person that I longed for. I wanted to be good for Him.”
That little girl from Georgia would have to wait decades before finding the fulness of the gospel, but that didn’t stop her from letting her light shine and sharing her talents in the meantime.
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.