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Tad R. Callister: Principles versus rules "Why is it more effective to teach principles than rules? First, rules are often limited to a few specific situations. Second, principles create an environment that maximizes agency," Tad R. Callister wrote.
Elder Renlund explains how to access the power of the temple — whether it’s open or not Limited access to the temple during COVID-19 “doesn’t change the impact that the temple can have on us in our lives,” Elder Dale G. Renlund said in a recent video.
This week on social: ‘How am I to grow in this unusual time?’ On social media this week, Church leaders highlight writing down inspiration, "spiritual thirst," implications of Christ's Resurrection, COVID-19 contemplations and the goodness of God.
3 Latter-day Saint women receive prestigious Gates Cambridge scholarship Three Latter-day Saint women were awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. They are among the approximate 25 other American students to receive the award.
Why do temples have the angel Moroni on top? Here’s look at the history of the iconic statues Why does the figure of Moroni stand atop temples in the Church and how many different Moroni statues have been designed? Historians answer these questions and more.
Youth Music Festival a spiritual ‘recharge’ for youth worldwide amid COVID-19 Youth artists around the world shared their testimonies through music during the first-ever Youth Music Festival that was streamed live in 11 languages on July 29.
3 lessons President Cordon learned from her relative’s coin in the Salt Lake Temple time capsule One of the 400 coins excavated from the Salt Lake Temple time capsule is inscribed with the name of Alice Hillam, the first cousin of President Bonnie H. Cordon's grandfather.
Charleston stake helps feed local families by partnering with public agencies Some 1,000 free food boxes were distributed to needy families and individuals in the cities of Charleston and North Charleston on Saturday, July 11 thanks to a partnership between the Church and local public agencies.
Perpetual Education Fund loan payments deferred to November 2020 amid COVID-19 Students who benefit from the Church's Perpetual Education Fund don't have to worry about loan payments and interest charges until at least November 2020, according to a July 23 Church announcement.
Church members now have free access to Filae, a French records site Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now have free access to a premium subscription with Filae, a genealogical website with historical records from France and a FamilySearch partner.
Video: President Nelson talks about the ‘painful’ decision to close temples amid COVID-19 In a new Church News video released July 27, President Nelson describes the decision to close temples in March amid COVID-19 as "painful" and "wracked with worry."
Scott Taylor: How an impromptu BYU Jerusalem Center organ performance softened visiting reporters "I don’t remember the names of the selections Elder Robert Cundick played that morning in the BYU Jerusalem Center, but I do remember the feelings, impressions and confirmations of the moment," Scott Taylor writes.
10 Latter-day Saint pioneers whose influence spans the decades and the globe In celebration of Pioneer Day, the Church News compiled 10 less-known pioneer stories from around the world. You may not recognize their names, but you or someone you know has likely benefited from their sacrifices.
Learn about resources to support parents with the Children and Youth program “Supporting Your Child’s Growth” features articles about building good relationships, helping children with their program goals and teaching the gospel in the home.