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How to Pray Like a Mormon: Video Featured on Washington Post

How to Pray Like a Mormon: Video Featured on Washington Post

Today is the National Day of Prayer, an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, “when people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation”. Each year since its inception, the president has signed a proclamation, encouraging all Americans to pray on this day.” To commemorate the day, the …

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“Peace for Our City” – Baltimore Stake Invites All to Fast

"Peace for Our City" - Baltimore Stake Invites All to Fast and Pray

Yesterday, leaders of the Baltimore Stake posted the following request on their Facebook page in response to the rioting and protesting: We invite all members of the Baltimore Stake, as well as friends and neighbors who are not of our faith, to join with us in a special fast on Sunday, May 3rd, for peace in our city, and, in …

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Sister Missionaries in Chile Assaulted, Receiving Medical Attention

Sister Missionaries in Chile Assaulted, Receiving Medical Attention

Two sister missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Chile Concepcion South Mission were assaulted Thursday morning in Temuco, Chile. LDS.net affiliate LosMormones.org reports that two men barged into the home where four sister missionaries live, threatening the young women with a BB gun, acting as though it was real. Prior to leaving the home …

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Senior Missionaries in Nepal Safe, Relate Harrowing Experience

Senior Missionaries in Nepal Safe, Relate Harrowing Experience

Elder Jim Valentine had gone to the church a little early to meet with some members. His wife, Sister Chris Valentine, stayed at their apartment on the seventh floor of an apartment building. They are serving in Kathmandu, Nepal. It was about that time the 7.8 magnitude earthquake began its violent ground shaking. According to their son, Todd Valentine of …

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Meet the Mormons Star Bishnu Adhikari Working to Help Nepal Quake Victims

Meet the Mormons Star Bishnu Adhikari Working to Help Nepal Quake Victims

After the worst earthquake in 80 years struck Nepal Saturday, Latter-day Saint Bishnu Adhikari along with CHOICE Humanitarian are on the scene to help those affected. Adhikari, whom many will recognize after he was featured on the Church’s documentary Meet the Mormons, is now “working with the Nepal government to unite with them in developing a coordinated response and relief …

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How Mormons Use The Internet To Spread The Good Word

How Mormons Use The Internet To Spread The Good Word

We tend to think of religions as being conservative, stodgy, or lagging when it comes to anything that has to do with technology, and especially online technology. Therefore it may come as a bit of a surprise to find out that at least one religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whose members are commonly known by the …

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Returned Mormon Missionary Wins Ms. Virginia Pageant

Returned Mormon Missionary Wins Ms. Virginia Pageant

BUENA VISTA, Va. — Bekah Pence, 29, didn’t enter the Ms. Virginia United States pageant for the glitz and glam or the 15 minutes of fame. The recently returned LDS missionary saw it as a way to continue sharing her beliefs. “I didn’t get into this pageant because I wanted to. It actually was an opportunity that I felt like, …

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LDS Bookstore Announces 2015 Fall Scholarship for LDS Students

LDS Bookstore Announces 2015 Fall Scholarship for LDS Students

UPDATE: Vote for one of our six finalists here! LDS Bookstore, in an effort to support LDS scholars in their educational pursuits, has announced their plans for their annual scholarship program. They are offering a $1,000 scholarship to the first place winner, with a $500 scholarship awarded to the first runner-up. The winners will also receive a free bag of their choice …

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Mormons’ Thailand Temple Project Marks Milestone for Church

Mormons’ Thailand temple project marks milestone for church

Nearly 50 years after Mormons first put down roots here, opening small outpost churches converting Buddhists, animists and other Thais, the fast-growing Utah-based faith has just announced plans to construct its first temple in Thailand, enabling their families to be “sealed” together for eternity, posthumous weddings for dead ancestors and other “highest sacraments.” The project, one of three international outposts …

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A Powerful Look Behind the Rome Italy Temple

Rome Italy Temple

Italy is timelessly historic. A standing religious memorial, its rock-paved roads bring visitors back to when Peter walked the streets of Rome. Back to when art wasn’t just a way of making a living, but evidence that God is the ultimate creator and  inspiration. One day among the cracked walls and aged paint of the monuments, leaves visitors speechless yet disappointed. Their photos will never express the …

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