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The 24-hour challenge that built these Manchester students' testimony in a brilliant wayInstitute students in Manchester, England, recently completed a 24-hour Book of Mormon reading challenge that local institute director Luke Kerr called "extremely rewarding and moving."
Institute students in Manchester, England recently completed a 24-hour Book of Mormon reading challenge that local institute director Luke Kerr called “extremely rewarding and moving." This photo was taken shortly after finishing the Book of Mormon in 23 hours and 55 minutes; each student wrote something they learned from the Book and Mormon on a piece of paper and held it up for the picture.
New FamilySearch video makes learning about ancestors more interactive and fun than ever beforeA new video from FamilySearch shows viewers how they might have more in common with their ancestors than they think, and how memories can be recorded and preserved.
A screenshot from FamilySearch's new video titled “FamilySearch: Preserve Family Memories on Family Tree." The new video shows viewers how they might have more in common with their ancestors than they think, and how memories can be recorded and preserved.
Perfection, self-worth, technology and other topics addressed during the first Face to Face in AsiaIn an area of the world with more than one million Church members, the event, held in the Manila Missionary Training Center, brought youth together in the Philippines — as well throughout the entire Asia Area via live broadcast.
Youth in the Philippines participate in the Face to Face event with Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Lesa Stevenson.
11 testimonies from prophets about the power of the Book of Mormon From the Prophet Joseph Smith to President Russell M. Nelson, presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have testified of and extolled the divinity of the Book of Mormon.
This Arnold Friberg painting depicts the Book of Mormon scene of the resurrected Jesus Christ descending from the sky as he appears on the American continent. (Photo: © 2016 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved)
Eclipses, happiness and trusting in God: What Al Fox Carraway and others said at BYU-Idaho's Education WeekBrigham Young University-Idaho finished its annual Education Week Conference on Aug. 4. For three days, over 2,500 individuals came to the BYU-Idaho campus to hear uplifting messages, attend a variety of classes, and enjoy the many activities.
BYU-Idaho Education Week. Jul 2018
Brush up on your Church history with this new narrative While the new history of the Church, Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, tells the story of ordinary men and women, it also “provides new detail and insight into better-known people and events from Church history...
Greg Newbold image of Nauvoo will be featured on the cover of volume 1 of new Church history, Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days.
The ins and outs of LDS Charities and what it provides across the globeFor more than 30 years, LDS Charities has worked across the globe to assist and partner with governmental ministries, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations.
Surmarha Lauteles takes her turn tending one of the dozen babies staying at an LDS meetinghouse in Pétion-Ville, Haiti near Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, Jan., 27, 2010.
Newly published Joseph Smith Papers are a 'treasure trove of information' onlineTwo years after the Joseph Smith Papers first published the Council of Fifty minutes in print, the minutes are now available online.
The Joseph Smith Papers feature the minutes from the Council of Fifty meetings held in Nauvoo, Illinois. The minutes are contained in three volumes that have been in the custody of the Office of the First Presidency since the 1880s, when the Council of Fifty was disbanded, and were transferred to the Church History Department in 2010.
A glimpse of what President Monson was like during his more casual momentsOne afternoon in June of 1985, I visited President and Sister Thomas S. Monson in their home. That visit gave me a glimpse of his life "after hours," when he exchanged his suit and tie for casual clothes to relax at home.

June 23, 1985 Church News photo:
President Thomas S. Monson shows off a couple of his pigeons. Birmingham roller pigeons.

photo by Ravell Call, Deseret Morning News.
This week on social: What the gospel of Jesus Christ is all aboutPeace, joy and love were the themes shared this week on the social media accounts of Church leaders.
New Mormon.org video takes 'practice what you preach' to a whole new levelMormon.org released a video on Aug. 8 about the difference between attending church on Sunday and actually practicing religion to its fullest.
Mormon.org released a video on Aug. 8 about the importance of practicing religion.
'What's that one talk?' and other frustrations the new Gospel Library update solvesA look at some of the new features and updates now available in the Gospel Library app.
Screenshot detailing the new search feature available in the updated Gospel Library App.
On this day in 1844: Brigham Young led the first gathering of what is now known as the Solemn AssemblyOn this day, in 1844, then-Elder Brigham Young stood before a gathering of Saints in Nauvoo and conducted the first meeting of what is now known as the Solemn Assembly.
Painted portrait of Brigham Young.
President and Sister Nelson, President Eyring will visit Seattle in September President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, will conduct a pair of weekend devotionals next month in the North Pacific Coast region — Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia.
President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy Nelson
A Christlike teacher is more than a facilitatorWe should be striving to teach as the Savior did, which means helping students be taught by the Holy Ghost and come to know God using the best teaching methods and resources available for that purpose.
An image from the Church's Bible video series depicts Christ teaching a group of people.
How this BYU-Idaho employee learned to 'abide heaven's time'“I had discovered Heavenly Father loved me and all I had to do was seek His will in my life. … I had sought to align my will with God’s will and I was happy.”
BYU-Idaho Summer Devotional. Guest Speaker Spencer Allen. Aug 2018
BYU professor calls for love, understanding on issues of doubt, LGBT members, equality within churchBYU religion professor Eric D. Huntsman issues a call for love and listening during the campus devotional on Aug. 7.
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1808-24 Eric Huntsman Devotional

August 7, 2018

Photo by Madeline Mortensen /BYU
Single but not alone: Sister Kristen Oaks opens up about the highs and lows of being single in the ChurchSister Kristen Oaks didn't marry President Dallin H. Oaks until she was 53 years old. Although she found a lot of joy in those years, there were plenty of frustrations, too.
Sister Kristen M. Oaks, wife of President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency, married him when she was 53 years old and he was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Recognize the monk with the sunglasses? Yes, it's Martin LutherOngoing exhibition examines life and writings of iconic 16th century religious leaders with a decidedly modern lens.
The playful BYU exhibition "Martin Luther Media Star" is on display at the Church-owned school's Harold B. Lee Library.
From the Vault: Camilla E. Kimball's 'The Hope of Tomorrow'On Sept. 6, 1980, Camilla Eyring Kimball, wife of President Spencer W. Kimball, gave a devotional to students of Brigham Young University entitled “The Hope of Tomorrow.”
Sister Camila Eyring Kimball gives one of four addresses she delivered during a three-day visit in Tennessee July 25-27, 1975.