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LDS Teen Spends Final Days at Church, Temple & Caring For Others

When doctors told Afton Wallace, then 17, there was nothing else they could do to save her life, Wallace spent time grieving with her immediate family. But on the car ride home from the hospital that day in May, Wallace, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had already turned her thoughts to helping others. “We …

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Mormon Doomsday Survivalist Preppers Are All Over Pinterest

Mormon Doomsday Survivalist Preppers Are All Over Pinterest

Gizmodo, a design and technology blog, recently featured the LDS culture of emergency preparedness in an article about Mormons on Pinterest. Below is an excerpt.  Pinterest—the mason jar lobby’s most effective propaganda apparatus—is an aggressively wholesome social platform. It’s The Container Store of social networks, but past the arrangements of DIY barn-wedding souvenirs, there’s another Pinterest, one focused on surviving doom. …

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The Christus Statue: Our Reminder of the Living Christ

Christus is the name given to the 11-foot marble statue of Jesus Christ originally crafted in 1821 by the Danish sculptor, Bertel Thorvaldsen. He made the statue depicting Christ after the resurrection with a profound connotation that Jesus Christ was and still is the Son of God and the Redeemer of the world. Most of the literature expounding on the …

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The Most Successful Male Porn Star Of All Time Speaks Out

The Most Successful Male Porn Star Of All Time Speaks Out

Fight the New Drug (FTND) is an anti-pornography movement that is beginning to take the world by storm. The organization seeks to “raise awareness on the harmful effects of pornography through creative mediums.” It encourages people to join as “Fighters” and uses the slogan “Porn Kills Love.” This week, FTND released a new video featuring Greg, the “most popular, most …

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#DearDad…What Will You Say This Father’s Day?

#DearDad...What Will You Say This Father's Day?

LDS.net has started a social media campaign to appreciate the Dad in your life this Father’s Day. All are invited! The campaign asks everyone to write a letter to their dad and post a picture with the envelope on social media, using the hashtag #DearDad. For those who want to go the extra mile, they are also encouraging participants to …

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Earthly Father, Heavenly Father – Father’s Day FHE Lesson

Earthly Father, Heavenly Father - Father's Day FHE Lesson

This Father’s Day FHE Lesson helps us recognize the divine role of fatherhood. Scripture The Family: A Proclamation to the World By divine design, fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families. Hymn Fathers, Children’s Songbook, Page 209 1. The father of our …

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The Top 10 Gifts for Dad This Father’s Day

The Top 10 Gifts for Dad This Father's Day

UPDATE: Check out our new list from The Ultimate LDS Father’s Day Gift Guide With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got ten great gift ideas the Dad in your life is sure to love.   1. Endure Messenger Bag Yes, this bag is normally for missionaries. (It’s the #1 best selling missionary bag in Utah missionary outlets, in …

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Sexuality and Singledom – Navigating with Clarity and Integrity

Sexuality and Singledom - Navigating with Clarity and Integrity

Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife, a LDS licensed psychotherapist with a Ph.D in Counseling Psychology, recently posted an adaptation from her presentation at a Singles Conference in New York City in May 2015. Dr. Finlayson-Fife wrote her dissertation on LDS women and sexuality. Below is an excerpt of her post:  Let me begin by saying that I would like to help single members of …

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