- Dieter F. Uchtdorf of Church’s First Presidency Recounts Childhood Refugee Ordeal (LDS Newsroom)
World leaders met Thursday in London with the United Nations Refugee Agency to find solutions to the growing refugee crisis in Europe. Their goal is to create long-term work and education opportunities for the millions now in refugee camps.
- President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Gail Halvorsen: Fellow aviators' lives intersect (LDS Church News)
When he was 8 years old, Dieter F. Uchtdorf looked up at planes flying in and out of Berlin. He and his sister had traveled there from their home in Zwickau for an LDS youth conference in 1949. The planes were part of the Berlin Airlift. Years later, he learned that one of the airlift’s pilots was a fellow Latter-day Saint, Gail Halvorsen, the renowned “Candy Bomber”.
- The Book of Mormon: 'The Keystone of Your Faith' (LDS Church News)
Declaring the Book of Mormon to be “like an exquisite banquet table, one thousand feet long, covered with the most desirable food, fruit and flowers from across the world,” Elder Neil L. Andersen addressed thousands of young adults here Sunday evening, Jan. 31.
- Elder Marcus B. Nash at BYU campus devotional: 'Guided safely home' (LDS Church News)
Understanding the plan of salvation is crucial to navigating many of the social issues facing Church members today, Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, taught during a campus devotional at Brigham Young University on Feb. 2.
- Illinois woman can keep rare Book of Mormon despite bankruptcy, court rules (St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Missouri)
A woman from Southern Illinois can keep a rare 1830 Book of Mormon worth tens of thousands of dollars despite filing for bankruptcy, a federal appeals court in Chicago said Thursday.
- TV Host Runs into Missionaries During 'Only Say Yes' Experiment (LDS Living)
In a new Flemish TV show entitled Ja Jan, a TV host commits to say "yes" to every question asked of him for 60 days.
Including when he ran into two Mormon missionaries.
Episode 4 of the show, which aired on January 26th, follows Jan as he flips a coin leaving his house to determine the direction he'll walk that day. As luck would have it, he drops the coin, which then rolls to a stop on tails--directing him to walk forward instead of to the right.