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10 Interesting Facts About Emma Smith

10 Interesting Facts About Emma Smith

Emma Smith is one of the most fascinating characters of the Restoration. She is remembered for her unrelenting strength and ability to overcome hardships. On the anniversary of her birth, which took place on July 10, 1804, in Harmony, Pennsylvania, here are ten interesting facts you may not have known about Emma Smith. ONE. Emma wasn’t planning on eloping. In …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 3 July

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Advancements in Barranquilla Stone cladding has been completed on the north and east walls of the Barranquilla Colombia Temple. Bricklaying continues on the adjacent housing …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 26 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Brick Laying Continues in DRC The exterior facade of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple is nearly covered in white insulation and brick. Crews …

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30 Years Ago, President Uchtdorf Gave This Epic Television Interview

30 Years Ago, President Uchtdorf Gave This Epic Television Interview

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a video this week on social media of a television interview he did over thirty years ago. “I recently came across a television interview that I filmed 30 years ago around the time of the dedication of the Frankfurt Germany …

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Major Workplace Changes Announced for Official LDS Employees

Major Workplace Changes Announced for Official LDS Employees

According to Deseret News, major changes to workplace guidelines for LDS church employees were announced Wednesday morning. The changes include allowing women to wear dress slacks and pants to work and allowing men to wear light-colored shirts and take off their suit jackets. The biggest change, however, revolves around parental leave. In the past, women were granted 12 weeks of …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 19 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Foundation Walls Visible for Lisbon Portugal Temple Foundation piers are set in place to support the weight of the Lisbon Portugal …

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Controversial Testimonies and the Mormon Church Handbook

Controversial Testimonies and the Mormon Church Handbook

This week, a video depicting 12-year-old Savannah bearing her testimony during a church meeting for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints started going viral. In her testimony, Savannah reveals she is gay. Near the end of her prepared testimony, as she begins talking about how she believes God would want her to be happy with her future life …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Take a 3D Flight Over Lisbon Temple Site Artist Brian Olson created a 3D model of what the Lisbon Portugal Temple will …

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LDS Senator Jeff Flake Rushes to Scalise During Shooting, Speaks Out

LDS Senator Jeff Flake Rushes to Scalise During Shooting, Speaks Out

Featured Image | Getty LDS  Senator from Arizona Jeff Flake is receiving media attention after a shooter opened fire during a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were wounded. Flake was on the field as the shooting began and went with Rep. Brad Wenstrup to Scalise’s side to apply pressure …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 5 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Progress in Durban South Africa Crews at the Durban South Africa Temple site have poured both the front wall and elevator …

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