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LDS Mission President in Mexico Shot During Robbery

LDS Mission President in Mexico Shot During Robbery

An Orem man serving as an LDS mission president in Mexico is recovering after he was shot in the legs Monday during an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in the city of Juchitan de Zaragoza. President Lynn Richard Madsen, 55, leader of the Mexico Oaxaca Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is under medical care, …

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Young LDS Illustrator Featured By Southern Virginia University

Young LDS Illustrator Transforms Children's Books

Corey Egbert is an LDS artist and illustrator best known for his illustrations of LDS children’s books, such as “The Holy Ghost Is Like a Blanket” and “I Hope They Call Me on a Mission.”  A recent graduate of Southern Virginia University, Egbert was featured as part of the school’s “I’m a Knight” campaign, where he describes how a liberal arts …

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Vandals Damage Fort Collins Colorado Temple Construction Site

Vandals Damage Fort Collins Colorado Temple Construction Site

According to the Coloradoan, unknown suspects vandalized the Fort Collins Colorado Temple construction site in the early hours of August 23, 2015. Police discovered the damage at approximately 3 a.m., which includes damage of the exterior structure of the temple as well as damage to construction materials. Police are not releasing any further information about the damage at this time. …

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What Two Religions Say About the Modern Dating Crisis

What Two Religions Say About the Modern Dating Crisis

Jon Birger is a contributor to Fortune magazine and has written for Time, Barron’s, Money and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Below is an excerpt of his original article on Time.com It’s not that He’s Just Not That Into You—it’s that There Just Aren’t Enough of Him. Lopsided gender ratios don’t just make it statistically harder for college-educated women to find a match. …

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LDS Young Women in England Paint Local Academy as Service

LDS Youth in England Paint Local Academy as Service

Originally posted on Mormon Newswroom Sixty five girls and twenty youth leaders from the Northampton area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were involved in a service project at George Grenville Academy, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire during the school holidays. The service project was part of the Northampton annual young women’s camp which brings girls from a wide region …

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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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