House of the Lord: reflections on the temple

“The blessings of the temple are priceless,” said President Thomas S. Monson in April of 2015. “As we enter through the doors of the temple, we leave behind us the distractions and confusion of the world. There is rest for our souls and a respite from the cares of our lives.”

Filipino couple fulfills McKay prophecy

The prophetic words, “...From this school… will go men and women whose influence will be felt for good,” are well-known as part of the 1955 BYU-Hawaii ground-breaking speech given by David O. McKay.

Brazil on the rise

According to Elder Jeffery R. Holland, Brazil is “a nation on the move.” As further stated by, “Brazil is on a strong, upward trajectory in terms of Church maturity. It has to be considered one of the strongest areas of the Church as we move into the 21st Century.”

Church releases Joseph Smith manuscript and seer stone

Students said the LDS Church’s announcement it is publishing a printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon and photos of a seer stone used by Joseph’s Smith was surprising but also an opportunity to learn ore about the prophet and early church history.

Church members respond to ruling of same-sex marriage

LDS Church members are deciding how they will react to the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States, whether or not they agree with the ruling.

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