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LDS Boy Scout in Virginia Earns All 141 Merit Badges

LDS Boy Scout in Virginia Earns All 141 Merit Badges

  Nathaniel Cummings, an 18-year-old LDS Boy Scout from Virginia, has completed a rare feat by earning all 141 merit badges offered by the Scouting program. Cummings started the journey when he was 11 and finished just two weeks before his eighteenth birthday, the age in which scouts conclude the program. He was honored in a ceremony for his achievement …

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Daughter of Famous Polygamist Family Denied Baptism

Daughter of Famous Polygamist Family Denied Baptism

  Madison Brown, the 19-year-old daughter of famous polygamists on the TLC show “Sister Wives” sought baptism into the LDS Church, but was denied her request when she refused to “publicly disassociate” with her family and denounce her parent’s practices. Reported by the KUTV, Brown took to social media Sunday to say that the Church is “absolutely beautiful,” but she feels …

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LDS Teen in Texas Murdered En Route to Church Class

LDS Teen in Texas Murdered En Route to Church Class

A report from the Dallas Morning News and KSL tells of the homicide of an LDS teen on her way to a church class. Zoe Hastings, 18, was headed to her local LDS meetinghouse in Texas on Sunday evening, but never arrived. After notifying the police, Hastings’ body was found Monday morning in a creek along with her crashed Honda Odyssey. The …

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Here is Your Chance to Support Mental Health Awareness

Here is Your Chance to Support Mental Health Awareness

Ashley Sargeant, the founder of Don’tStopSargeant.com, has announced a new project to help others break free from the stigma of mental illness. The project is a new music video, similar to the others Sargeant is known for. Her latest music videos about living with mental illness and being an early-returned missionary have garnered almost 60,000 views. With this video, she hopes …

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Man Poses as Bishop to Cash $183k Check

A man was arrested after he allegedly pretended to be the leader of a Philadelphia Mormon church in order to steal a PECO refund check of over $183,000. Mark Postell, 52, of Philadelphia, was arrested and charged with wire fraud after he allegedly stole from a Philadelphia Mormon church. The church was building a temple on Franklintown Boulevard in Philadelphia …

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Brother Devin Durrant Apologizes Over Ponderize Controversy

Brother Durrant Apologizes Over Ponderize Controversy

Brother Devin Durrant, the second counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, has responded to criticism from social media users about a website selling “ponderize” merchandise. Durrant, who spoke in General Conference this past weekend, invited members around the world to “ponderize” the scriptures every week, a combination of memorize and ponder. Within hours, Facebook groups and posts were up accepting …

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Bryce Harper’s Epic Surprise to Young Baseball Players

Bryce Harper’s Epic Surprise to Young Baseball Players

Bryce Harper, LDS baseball player for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball, was featured by Gatorade in a new video. The video shows Harper surprising a group of young baseball players who thought they were participating in an “epic Bryce Harper Virtual Reality Experience.” They couldn’t believe their eyes when Harper showed upon the field. While Harper is member …

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Mormon Bishop Injured During Carjacking on Road to Recovery

Mormon Bishop Injured During Carjacking on Road to Recovery

In mid-August, we reported the story of LDS bishop David Charmbury, who suffered severe head trauma after a carjacking near Birmingham, England. Bishop Charmbury was placed in an induced coma after being found unconscious in the road near the Church, which he was opening up for Sunday meetings. Earlier this month, the police were able to report that Bishop Charmbury was …

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WATCH NOW: Dreamin, a Musical Tribute to the BYU Football Team

WATCH NOW: Dreamin, a Musical Tribute to the BYU Football Team

The Brigham Young University Football team has released an engaging new music video in response to the recent hype and opportunity surrounding the team’s success. Created by Jamesthemormon and featuring Yahosh Bonner, the video features footage from the team’s amazing wins against Nebraska and Boise State, as well as members of the team and behind-the-scenes footage. The video was also …

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How to Handle Mormon Missionaries via Huffington Post

How to Handle Mormon Missionaries via Huffington Post

Mette Ivie Harrison shared some thoughts to the largely non-member audience of the Huffington Post about LDS missionaries. Having a daughter who recently returned from a mission in Texas, Harrison discussed some little-known facts about missionaries, how to treat missionaries with respect, and what to do when a missionary approaches you. Here are just a few of her examples: 1. Don’t …

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