LDS Today - News & Resources
LDS Today

May 26, 2020

Your Search Results

Search: Articles for 04/02/2014


Mormonism in the News: Getting it Right (LDS Newsroom Blog) (April 2, 2014)
Today’s Getting It Right features Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple coverage and a Real Clear Religion essay about how Mormonism is a multicultural and inclusive faith.

Generations of Mormon women document historic meeting through pictures online (Deseret News - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
Many daughters, mothers and grandmothers documented who they attended the General Women's Meeting with on social media, highlighting the range of generations attending together and those attending for the first time.

Utah Mormon bishop helping his members sign up for Obamacare (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
A Mormon bishop of an inner-city Salt Lake City congregation has found a new way to serve down-and-out members: help them sign up for Obamacare. Bishop David Heslington describes his LDS 12th Ward as "a diverse mix of retired citizens, middle-aged professionals, young families, and a lot of people struggling with addiction," in a story by KUER’s Andrea Smardon.

Mormon Studies minor in the works at U. (KSL - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
Students at the University of Utah may soon be able to earn a minor in Mormon Studies for the first time. Director Bob Goldberg of the school's Tanner Humanities Center says discussions are underway with the dean's office to develop a 15-unit, secular course of study under the umbrella of religious studies.

Hastening the Work program unfolds in the field (Standard-Examiner - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
Hooper resident Trevor Ward is so new off his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that he still often refers to himself as Elder Trevor Ward. The 21-year-old returned March 19 from two years in London. And in that time, he said, he watched a world of difference made in the success and spirit of missionary work.

Wright Words: Maryland ward becomes model for 'hastening the work' (Deseret News - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
On June 23, 2013, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were treated to a historic Worldwide Leadership Broadcast on "Hastening the Work of Salvation." Among other things, the meeting unveiled how full-time missionaries would soon be invited to use technology, including social media, to share the gospel and interact with members, less-active members and investigators. Members were also counseled to better understand their roles in this great work, and as the meeting marched on, it was clear this wasn’t some new flashy program or trendy, short-term initiative.

Hindus welcome LDS participation in Holi festival (Standard-Examiner - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
Hindus have welcomed reported participation of thousands of Mormons at the Hindu Holi "festival of color" in Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, said to be world's largest Holi gathering, on March 29 (March 30 news story, "Hindu Holi color festival popular with LDS students").

Jabari Parker's Mormon mission and an extra Sunday general conference session? (Deseret News - Utah) (April 2, 2014)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was included in several April Fools' hoaxes this year around the Web. From general conference announcements to rehashing the idea of a BYU-Logan, members of the LDS faith had several opportunities to fall for a prank online. Matt Evans tried to pull a fast one on all Mormon sports fans with his article on Times and Seasons titled "NBA strikes deal with LDS Church for Jabari Parker."

Mormon leader Uchtdorf translated to heaven; begins to glow ethereally (Religion News Service) (April 2, 2014)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this morning that Dieter F. Uchtdorf, the Second Counselor in the LDS First Presidency, has been translated to heaven. “He was simply too good for this world,” said a church spokesman about the wildly popular Mormon apostle.

Join our mailing list

Type your email below to join our mailing list.


News |  Proclaim |  Perfect |  Redeem |  About Us |  Contact |  Site Index |  Advertise with LDS Today |  Privacy Info |  Report a broken link |  Make a Donation