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Ground Broken on Scouting Complex Named After President Monson

Ground Broken on Scouting Complex Named After President Monson

“The need for strong, capable leadership is critical today, both in Scouting and in the world generally,” said President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a video greeting recorded for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex in Glen Jean, West Virginia. The event was held Wednesday, June …

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Video of LDS Missionaries Featured on CrossFit Facebook Page

Video of LDS Missionaries Featured on CrossFit Facebook Page

Late Tuesday night, CrossFit posted this video to their official Facebook page. CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program that focuses on varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity. The caption for the video read: Three missionaries walk into the gym… One of them takes me up on my bet. This was awesome!” —Mandi Janowitz Mandi Janowitz is an official …

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4 Mormon Missionaries in Mexico Relocated After Trying to Baptize Boys Without Parental Permission

4 Mormon Missionaries in Mexico Relocated After Trying to Baptize Boys Without Parental Permission

Four LDS missionaries in Chihuahua, Mexico have been relocated to new areas and have been heavily corrected after they attempted to baptize three brothers without parental consent. The missionaries, all natives to other regions in Mexico, promised food to the brothers, a 9-year-old and two 11 year-olds, if they would come to the church building. Once the boys arrived they …

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Mormon Political Community Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Mormon Political Community Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Many LDS members serving in political office have reacted to massacre of 49 innocent people at a gay nightclub in Orlando this past weekend. Below are their condolences, their calls to action, and their views on the political debates that have arisen. Senator Harry Reid (D-Nevada, Senate Minority Leader)     This act of terror was an …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of June 5

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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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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