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Mormon Bishop in Coma After Car Robbery Outside Church

Mormon Bishop Injured During Carjacking on Road to Recovery

A bishop is fighting for his life in hospital after being dragged along the road as he tried to stop thieves stealing his car outside a church. David Charmbury, 45, was attacked by robbers as he opened up the Church of Latter Day Saints in Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, on Sunday morning. He then clung to his Mazda as the thieves …

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How This Mormon Sculptor Carved Out Hall of Fame Career

How This Mormon Sculptor Carved Out Hall of Fame Career

Blair Buswell is a happy man. As the chief sculptor of the busts for the Pro Football Hall of Fame — his dream job — Buswell is usually beaming as he sits with a player or coach to mold his likeness. But he offers each of them one piece of advice before beginning the process: Don’t smile. “Bronze teeth don’t …

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LDS Blogger Stephanie Nielson Featured on TODAY Show

LDS Blogger Stephanie Nielson Featured on TODAY Show

For Stephanie Nielson, sitting on her Utah porch surrounded by her family isn’t just a nice way to spend an evening: it’s miraculous. In 2008, Stephanie and her husband, Christian, were in a plane crash that left one dead and the couple in a coma with severe burns on their bodies. Seven years later, not only have both survived, but …

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VOTE NOW: 2015 LDS Bookstore Scholarship Finalists

VOTE NOW: 2015 LDS Bookstore Scholarship Finalists

As part of their effort to support LDS students in their scholastic endeavors, LDS Bookstore is currently running a scholarship. Six finalists have been chosen and now they need your help. The $1,000 winner will be picked by public voting. So click here and vote for the finalist you feel is most deserving today. 

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LDS Soccer Player Declines to Play in Sunday’s World Cup Final

LDS Soccer Player Declines to Play in Sunday's World Cup Final

The Tahitian National Beach Soccer Team advanced to its first-ever FIFA Beach World Cup final Sunday, where the South Pacific nation fell to host Portugal 5-3. Things might have been different if one of the Tahitians’ top strikers had played. But he wasn’t going to find out. Tahiti played without captain Naea Bennett, a 38-year-old member of The Church of …

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Non-LDS Students Speak Out About Their Experiences at BYU-I

Non-LDS Students Speak Out About Their Experiences at BYU-I

Of the 16,193 students who attended BYU-Idaho during Fall Semester 2014, 42 were not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Students of non-Latter-day Saint denominations made up 0.25 percent of the university’s student population. Living in an area and attending school with so many members of another religion has allowed them an insider’s view of the …

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87-Year-Old Mormon Man Creates Sudoku Hybrid Puzzle

87-Year-Old Mormon Man Creates Sudoku Hybrid Puzzle

An 87-year-old man from Salt Lake City has created a new version of the Sudoku math puzzle. LaVarre Walter, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, graduated from the University of Utah in 1954 with a degree in chemical engineering, according to KSL. Walter began work at Mountain Fuel Supply, now known as Questar Gas, and …

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Bat Infestation Forces 600 Sister Missionaries Out of MTC

Bat Infestation Forces 600 Sister Missionaries Out of MTC

Young Mormons encounter many challenges at Provo’s Missionary Training Center: being away from home, having a stranger suddenly become a 24-7 companion, perhaps learning a new language. But a bat? Well, one of the creepy web-winged mammals recently awakened a “sister missionary,” and now she and her roommates are undergoing “appropriate preventative treatment for rabies,” LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins …

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Baptist Scholar: Mormonism Is Evolving

A Baptist theologian, who’s spent years studying the works of leading Mormon scholars, said he has noticed a shift in “Mormonism” that can potentially lead to the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints one day being viewed as a Christian denomination, much like what occurred in the evolution of the Worldwide Church of God. Although many evangelical critics …

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Utah Valley University Creates “Texting Lane” on Busy Staircase

Utah Valley University Creates "Texting Lane" on Busy Staircase

Utah Valley University is getting a lot of attention for their design project to paint a texting lane on one of their staircases. The story was originally picked up by Fusion. Below is an excerpt.  There’s a “culture of walking and texting” on the Utah Valley University campus, according to conversations with students, but that’s not the main reason Matt …

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