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Trent Toone
Trent Toone

Trent Toone is a journalist and feature writer for the Deseret News and Church News. He was raised in northern Utah and graduated from the University of Utah. He has worked for several newspapers and received a number of awards over his career. Toone is the author of "No Excuses, No Regrets," a sports biography of NFL football player Eric Weddle. Toone served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile, and spent a year teaching seminary. Like his father before him, he is a proud Eagle Scout. Trent and his wife Lisa are the proud parents of four children.


The Church History Museum is hosting a free Pioneer Fair featuring activities that celebrate the 1847 arrival of the early Saints in Utah.

Philadelphia Eagles teammates Britain Covey and Tanner McKee not only share a unique bond as returned Latter-day Saint missionaries, they will also take part in the NFL’s first-ever game in South America in São Paulo, Brazil, on Sept. 6.

See how Latter-day Saints in Korea, Japan, Peru and Eastern Europe are developing friendships and sharing the gospel through activities like table tennis, futsal, boxing and dancing.

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints cleaned streets in El Salvador, provided aid in the Dominican Republic and donated blood in Honduras.

Latter-day Saint Joanna Hiigel has become the fourth woman selected to the rank of rear admiral in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.

BYU steeplechaser James Corrigan talks about going from underdog to qualifying for the Paris Olympics in a matter of weeks, plus he's getting married.

Historians celebrated the life and legacy of Martha Hughes Cannon, physician, wife, mother, national suffragist advocate and first female U.S. state senator, on her 167th birthday.

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share stories of faith at the Cobán Guatemala Temple dedication.

Here is a look at members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have qualified or are close to qualifying for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Speaking to members of the Utah National Guard, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles thanked them for their service, promised heavenly protection and encouraged all to be more welcoming and friendly to others.

President Emily Belle Freeman spoke at the 2024 Seminar for New Mission Leaders about finding purpose in uniting with members.

"Among all the precious converts you will have during the next three years are the missionaries themselves," President Holland told new mission leaders during 2024 seminar.

BYU student and Latter-day Saint Will Melville spent months developing formulas and equations to help the Texas Rangers prevent opposing teams from scoring runs and win the World Series.

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Community of Christ celebrated their shared heritage with music and a devotional in the Kirtland Temple.

Historians at the Mormon History Association conference tell how the Church returned to Kirtland, Ohio, in the late 1970s. Here are some of the stories.

Elder Kyle S. McKay, Church historian and recorder, addressed at the Mormon History Association conference why the faith spent a large sum of money in the March 5 transaction.

What Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said and taught during the dedication of the Cobán Guatemala Temple.

In 2019, Meghan Hunter was involved in an accident and suffered a broken neck. Relying on her Latter-day Saint faith, prayers and many supporters, she returned to become a collegiate all-American.

For the second year in a row, FamilySearch participated in the Buenos Aires Argentina International Book Fair, helping more than 50,000 visitors with an interest in family history and genealogy.

Two former BYU baseball players — Justin Sterner for the Tampa Bay Rays and Daniel Schneemann for the Cleveland Guardians — performed well in their Major League Baseball debuts.

A Latter-day Saint seminary class in Bellevue, Washington, learned gospel lessons in overcoming trials from injured NFL player Kendrick Bourne. After the students sent him get-well cards, he responded with a video message of faith.

An inspirational video, “The Miracle at Gapyeong,” tells the remarkable story of a group of soldiers whose story is comparable to the sons of Helaman in the Book of Mormon.

Since 1999, BYU's "Saints at War" project has gathered and preserved more than 3,000 personal accounts of Latter-day Saint soldiers during wartime with more to come.

A series of faith-building experiences has helped Elder D. Martin Goury, sustained as a general authority during April 2024 general conference, learn to trust in the Lord.

Church leaders created Utah's first Spanish language stake primarily to provide leadership opportunities for Latino members, to enhance missionary work and to enhance participation for youth and adults.

After helping Oklahoma win a national championship as a freshman, catcher Jocelyn Erickson felt the need to transfer to Florida. Learn about her spiritual journey.

The Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthoods were restored by heavenly messengers 195 years ago this month at a sacred site near Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

A host of Latter-day Saint teenagers came together for a JustServe community project — assembling more than 90 new beds and taking apart old ones — in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 11.

Kansas State linebacker Jake Clifton announced on social media that he will "pause" his college football career to serve a Latter-day Saint mission.