Black History Month and Alex Haley’s “Roots: The Saga of an African American Family

Black History Month and Alex Haley’s “Roots: The Saga of an African American Family

Since 1976, every United States president has observed Black History Month each February. It is a time dedicated to celebrating African American heritage and the achievements of people of African descent.  Starting as ...
ComeUntoChrist: Free Personalized Study Sessions with Latter-day Saint Missionaries

ComeUntoChrist: Free Personalized Study Sessions with Latter-day Saint Missionaries

Now there is an interesting new feature on ComeUntoChrist.org that lets you request a personalized visit from missionaries to answer your specific gospel questions. ...
Technology Allows President Nelson to Counsel and Uplift Members of the Church of Jesus Christ in Strife-Torn Venezuela

Technology Allows President Nelson to Counsel and Uplift Members of the Church of Jesus Christ in Strife-Torn Venezuela

Technology can be our allied in many situations, and President Nelson and Elder Christofferson took advantage of high-tech to uplift and counsel the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Police Kill Knife-Wielding Man in Brazil Missionary Training Center of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints

Police Kill Knife-Wielding Man in Brazil Missionary Training Center of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints

An intruder was shot and killed by police at the Brazil Missionary Training Center for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints Wednesday morning. ...
Coronavirus Impacting Latter-day Saints (LDS) Missionary Service In Hong Kong

Coronavirus Impacting Latter-day Saints (LDS) Missionary Service In Hong Kong

The Church continues to monitor developments with the coronavirus. Overnight, we have learned that some of the missionaries leaving the China Hong Kong Mission will not undergo quarantine at a government ...
The Government is Scaling Back Telework, but Gallup Research Says That is Effective

The Government is Scaling Back Telework, but Gallup Research Says That is Effective

And the data are clear: Remote work not only improves outcomes and employee branding but is a policy that the most talented employees desire. ...
Church’s Official Twitter Handle Changes to @Ch_JesusChrist (And List of Other Social Pages)

Church’s Official Twitter Handle Changes to @Ch_JesusChrist (And List of Other Social Pages)

The username of the official Twitter account of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now @Ch_JesusChrist. This change better emphasizes the name of Jesus Christ, the focus of ...
Results of 2019 Light The World Campaign of The Church of Jesus Christ

Results of 2019 Light The World Campaign of The Church of Jesus Christ

This year, we saw 8MM+ website visitors to LightTheWorld.org and 16.5MM+ video views. This wouldn’t have been possible without the 150K+social posts featuring daily service prompts, Giving Machines, The Christ Child ...
What Does Your Name Mean? Discover the Origin of Your Name at FamilySearch.org

What Does Your Name Mean? Discover the Origin of Your Name at FamilySearch.org

What does your name mean? How common is your name? If you’ve ever found yourself asking these questions, then you can use FamilySearch’s All about Me experience, you can learn everything ...
New General Handbook for Leaders and Members of The Church of Jesus Christ to Be Published in February

New General Handbook for Leaders and Members of The Church of Jesus Christ to Be Published in February

The book, adapted to the ministerial needs of a global faith, goes live February 19, 2020 On Thursday, General Authorities and General Officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is Sending Supplies to China to Assist With Coronavirus

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is Sending Supplies to China to Assist With Coronavirus

“These are our dear brothers and sisters,” said President Nelson. “We feel privileged to be able to offer some small measure of help. We pray for them, and know God will ...
How Some Latter-day Saints Misinterpreted “Black” and “Curse” in the Scriptures and Elder Stevenson’s Apology to the NAACP

How Some Latter-day Saints Misinterpreted “Black” and “Curse” in the Scriptures and Elder Stevenson’s Apology to the NAACP

The gospel of Jesus Christ is for everyone. The Book of Mormon states, “black and white, bond and free, male and female; all are alike unto God” (2 Nephi 26:33). ...
Come, Follow Me: Conversion Is Our Goal

Come, Follow Me: Conversion Is Our Goal

The aim of all gospel learning and teaching is to deepen our conversion and help us become more like Jesus Christ. For this reason, when we study the gospel, we’re not ...
Video: God’s Compelling Witness of The Book of Mormon

Video: God’s Compelling Witness of The Book of Mormon

With a single draft completed in 65 days, an unschooled man of 23 produced a book of over 500 pages, with hundreds of unique names and complex story lines, but you ...
Christopher Columbus in The Book of Mormon

Christopher Columbus in The Book of Mormon

Columbus was an Italian explorer and colonizer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the New World for conquest and permanent European colonization of the Americas. ...
Who Presided Over More Temple Dedications of the Church of Jesus Christ and What is Changing?

Who Presided Over More Temple Dedications of the Church of Jesus Christ and What is Changing?

According to the page Temple Chronology of the Church website, President Hinckley presided over a staggering 85 temple dedications ...
Clayton Christensen (1952-2020), Latter-day Saint Leader Famous for His Theory of Disruptive Innovation, Dies at 67

Clayton Christensen (1952-2020), Latter-day Saint Leader Famous for His Theory of Disruptive Innovation, Dies at 67

Clayton Christensen, whose theory of disruptive innovation made him a key influence on Silicon Valley powerhouses like Netflix and Intel and twice earned him the title of the world’s most influential ...
Durban South Africa Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Opens to the Public

Durban South Africa Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Opens to the Public

The public is invited to visit the new Durban South Africa Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The open house begins Wednesday, January 22, ...
Family History For The Future: Alvin (Without) The Chipmunks And Personal History

Family History For The Future: Alvin (Without) The Chipmunks And Personal History

A few days ago, January 17, 2020 while I was flying from Lima, Peru, to São Paulo, Brazil, my first grandson, Alvin, was born. My personal history may benefit him in ...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Announces Location of Bengaluru India Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Announces Location of Bengaluru India Temple

Today it was announced that the 38,670-square-foot temple will be built on a 1.62-acre site at 2-B, Garudachar Palya, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka, in India. ...
Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

According to Gardner’s definition of intelligence, people can have different strengths and the learning experience can be tailored to those differences. ...

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