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Angel Moroni Statue Damaged by Lighting Strike Replaced

Angel Moroni Statue Damaged by Lighting Strike Replaced

Earlier in May, a lightning strike damaged the angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Utah Temple. This week, the statue was replaced as reported by Deseret News. A small crowd gathered as workers removed the damaged statue and lifted a new one into place. While the damage was shocking, the statue served its purpose; angel Moroni statues are built with lightning …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of May 29

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LDS Temple Artist, Chad Hawkins, Part 2

In the past, popular LDS artist Chad Hawkins wrote a book on the first 100 temples of the Church. Knowing that people loved it, and seeing that the church was hitting a milestone with 150 temples, he decided to update his first book by re-writing the early chapters with updates and adding on 50 new chapters for each new temple. He …

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Injured LDS Missionaries Reunited for First Time Since Brussels Bombing

Injured LDS Missionaries Reunited for First Time Since Brussels Bombing

On March 22, 2016, four LDS missionaries were severely injured in the terrorist attacks that shocked Brussels and the world. Now, three of the missionaries have been reunited since that fateful day. Mason Wells and Dresden Empey, who have been released from their full-time missionary service, were able to meet with Sister Fanny Clain in the Provo Missionary Training Center. …

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Missing LDS Sister Missionary Found Unharmed in Ogden

Missing LDS Sister Missionary Found Unharmed in Ogden

According to multiple reports, Sister Heeji Nada Kang was found unharmed in the Ogden, Utah area Wednesday afternoon. No information has been provided about how Sister Kang was located, but Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said: “We are grateful to confirm that Sister Heeji Nada Kang has been found, and is safe and unharmed. We express our sincere thanks to all those …

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LDS Church Asks for Public’s Help in Locating Missing Missionary

LDS Church Asks for Public's Help in Locating Missing Missionary

UPDATE: Sister Kang was found unharmed Thursday afternoon. More info here. Through Deseret News, Church spokesman Eric Hawkins issued a call to the public to help find Sister Heeji Nada Kang, a missionary who went missing Monday evening from the Utah Ogden Mission. The statement reads: “Sister Kang was last seen on Monday evening when she left on foot from …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of May 22

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Last Missionary Released After Brussels Bombings

On a post from Elder Richard Norby’s Facebook page, his family proudly announced that he had been released from the University of Utah hospital. Elder Norby sustained serious, but non life threatening injuries in the March 22, 2016 bomings in the Brussels airport. Elder Norby was the last missionary injured in the Brussels bombings has been released from the hospital. His …

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5 MORE Awesome LDS Websites You Really Need to Know About

5 MORE Awesome LDS Websites You Really Need to Know About

Earlier this year, we published a list of 5 Awesome LDS Websites You Really Need to Know About. We’ve realized there are so many more great websites that help members around the world do good and share the gospel. So here are 5 MORE really great websites you need to check out. LDS.org We know, we know. LDS.org? Everyone knows …

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Lightning Strike Damages Angel Moroni Statue

BOUNTIFUL – Lightning struck the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Utah temple Sunday afternoon. The lightning appears to have caused damage to the head and back of the statue. Angel Moroni statues are engineered to act as a lightning rod as they are the tallest point of the building. This isn’t the first time that lightning has struck an …

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