9 fun facts about 'Come, Come, Ye Saints' and its composer that might surprise youWilliam Clayton wrote "Come, Come Ye Saints" on the plains in Iowa over 170 years ago. Here are some interesting facts about how the familiar words came about.
Fun facts you probably didn't know about the history of the Young Women organizationNearly 150 years ago, in the parlor of the Lion House in Salt Lake City, President Brigham Young organized the Young Ladies Department of the Cooperative Retrenchment Association — the predecessor to the Young Women program.
Did you know President Howard W. Hunter was a professional musician? Here's why he left it behindOn a Saturday night in 1931, a few days after marrying Clara May Jeffs, Howard W. Hunter returned home from a music gig and packed his instruments into boxes. During an interview 54 years later, he told me why he abandoned his music career.
Why the advice about children from this Church leader in the 1970s is still relevant todayLaVern Watts Parmley spent her life serving Primary children in the Church. In the early 1970s, she shared some sage wisdom about children with the Church News. Here's why her advice still applies to parents and children today.
1 General Authority's transformation from feeling inadequate to serving with confidenceDuring an interview shortly after H. Burke Peterson was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy in 1985, he told of feelings of inadequacy he'd carried throughout his youth into his calling as a General Authority.
Parking, protestors and other things that did (or didn't) exist in conference 100 years agoHow different was conference 100 years ago? Here's a taste of what it was like when Elder Heber J. Grant was called as president of the Church and conference sessions were held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square.