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Brandon Young

Brandon Young
Brandon the husband to an incredibly talented soccer mom, father to a miniature goldendoodle, and the cutest twins you have ever seen. Brandon has served in various church capacities including full-time missionary in Madrid, Spain, youth instructor, Young Men's Presidency, Executive Secretary, temple worker, and Elders Quorum Presidency. Brandon owns LDSBookstore.com which has been featured as one of the fastest growing companies in Utah.

How Well Do You Know the Initials of the LDS Apostles?

Joseph Smith, Joseph F. Smith, and Joseph Fielding Smith. All similar names, but different people. For quite some time now, the authorities of the LDS church have used an initial in their first, or middle name for distinction and respect. It doesn’t even sound right to say Elder Jeffrey Holland, or Elder Russell Ballard. But, do you know what the …

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Follow the Profit: A Guide to the LDS Church’s For-Profit Companies

What does the Laie Hawaii cemetery, three Seattle radio stations, beef cattle, and investment retirement services all have in common? They are all different companies owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Did you know that the church is the leading producer of peanuts and walnuts in the United States? That’s nuts! If you find …

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Scam Targets Grandparents of LDS Missionaries

SALT LAKE CITY — The state Department of Commerce Thursday received a report of a scam targeting the grandparents of LDS missionaries with a ploy that their grandchild was in trouble and needed them to send money. According to the report, Idaho grandparents of a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received a call to send …

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Elder Wells Returns Home After Brussels Bombing

SANDY, Utah — Welcome home, Elder Wells. Children did the advance work, excitedly running across, up and down the street to tie yellow ribbons to every tree, pole and mailbox. Finally, after the energy and anticipation for his arrival continued to build for more than an hour, dozens of friends and family members gave Mason Wells a Mormon missionary homecoming …

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LDS Women Named Best Cybersecurity Hackers in the U.S.

Sarah Cunha and Laura Wilkinson, two seniors at Brigham Young University, didn’t make it to graduation this year. Instead, the two women spent their grad weekend, April 22-24, fighting hackers and defending a network from malware attacks at the 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship (NCCDC). The NCCDC, already in its 11th year, is the Olympics of college-level cyber defense. …

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Why I Believe Heavenly Father Loves Basketball

When you think of the characteristics that describe our Heavenly Father, what comes to mind? Probably loving. Gentle. An omnipotent, all-knowing celestial being. What about how he looks? We know that our Heavenly Father has a body of flesh and bones, so maybe you imagine him with straight teeth, long hair and a beard – all a heavenly white color. …

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2 Mormon Missionaries Drop a Beat (w/ Lyrics)

These two missionaries serving in England came up with a clever rap to teach about the gospel, and it just happen to include a nice way of asking to come in and share more. Like and follow Mormon Memes on Facebook for more fun LDS content! Mormon Missionaries Beatboxing! Check out these LDS Missionaries kill'n it! Amazing!Thanks to Josh Poulter …

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Vandals Set Hymnals and Pulpit On Fire in Washington LDS Chapel

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Clark County deputies are trying to figure out who broke through the windows of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Vancouver and set hymnals and the pulpit on fire. A group of basketball players in the church gym smelled smoke before 7 a.m. and ran to the chapel. “Opened the back doors of the …

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Missionary Injured in Brussels Released From Hospital

SALT LAKE CITY — An LDS missionary injured in the Belgium terrorist attacks last month was reunited with friends and loved ones in southern Utah Wednesday. Family members say Joseph Dresden “Dres” Empey, 20, was released from the Burn Unit at the University of Utah Hospital earlier in the day. Photos shared with KSL News show the emotional welcome-home event. …

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LDS Church To Broadcast Sunday Meetings Using Virtual Reality

SALT LAKE CITY – A groundbreaking announcement was made from the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City early Friday morning. Newly appointed Elder Yatilear Lautriv made the announcement in front of throngs of church members as well as major media outlets. “We are thrilled to announce the next step in church meetings …

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