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September 18, 2014

Two apostles visit Northern South America, where LDS Church continues to grow, mature (LDS Church News) (September 18, 2014)
When Elder Juan A. Uceda, who presides over the South America Northwest Area, joined the Church in 1972, there was one stake in his homeland of Peru. The nearest temple was found in Mesa, Arizona.

Share Your Stories During “Meet My Grandma” Campaign (Church News) (September 18, 2014)
Everybody has two grandmothers, and the Church’s FamilySearch International is soliciting stories about them during a worldwide Meet My Grandma campaign, September 20-29. “At the heart of the campaign is a 90-second video that we created that is purely and truly international in its scope,” said Brad Lowder, international marketing manager for FamilySearch.

LDS Church invites movie goers to "Meet the Mormons" (Herald Extra - Utah) (September 18, 2014)
A film originally designed and slated for viewing in the Legacy Theater in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City is instead being released to first-run theaters across the country with an invitation to "Meet the Mormons". The feature-length production premieres Oct. 10. The PG-rated film is financed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a first for the church. It is shot in documentary format and will be translated into 10 languages.

Thousands of Africa’s Youth Gather in First FSY Conferences (Church News) (September 18, 2014)
Nearly 2,400 West African youth, ages 14–18, participated for the first time in For the Strength of Youth programs in the countries of Ghana, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast. All four events took place during school vacation time in August, which also made school campuses available for the large groups of LDS young men and young women, counselors, and leaders who gathered together for their five-day conferences.

LDS volunteers clean river trail, neighbor's property and collect food (Arlington Times - Virginia) (September 18, 2014)
Two congregations in Arlington spent more than 250 man hours Sept. 10–13 in support of the Puget Sound Day of Service commemorating 9/11. Members of the Stillaguamish and Arlington Wards of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donned their yellow “Mormon Helping Hands” vests and reached out to provide community service.

New academic calendar begins in Fall 2015 (BYU-Hawaii news release) (September 18, 2014)
Starting in 2015, BYU–Hawaii will be implementing a new academic calendar. In an academic year, there will now be three equal 14-week semesters: Fall, Winter, and Spring. Fall semester will begin in August and go through October. Winter will start in November and finish in February with a two-week break for Christmas. Spring semester will begin in March and continue through the first week of June. There will then be a seven-week summer break between Spring and Fall semesters. Each semester will be formatted the same, having the same number of weeks and more consistent course offerings as well as a graduation ceremony following each semester. This means that graduates will be able to walk once they complete their coursework instead of walking first and then attending another session or semester.

The Surprising Science Behind “Supremely Happy” People (Church News) (September 18, 2014)
Hank Smith, a seminary instructor, author, and speaker known for his youth devotionals, was surprised that so many people showed up to hear him speak at BYU Education Week. He attributed the healthy attendance to the topic he had extensively researched for his presentation, “The Science of Happiness.”

Brigham Young’s Favorite Hymn (Patheos) (September 18, 2014)
On April 8, 1877, Brigham Young delivered a sermon on the occasion of his imminent departure from the St. George Temple. Many observers of Young’s multifaceted career forget how significant temple-building was for him and for his legacy. “We shall build Temples over north and South America,” Young declared in 1875 while planning the construction of a temple in Manti, Utah. Twenty years earlier, he had expressed his hope that men and women would one day work in “thousands of Temples” in order to redeem the world.

Ordain Women will take its message local (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 18, 2014)
Leaders in the Ordain Women movement have announced a new tactic — rather than making a big public statement by marching to Salt Lake City’s Temple Square, they are going local. In October 2013 and again in April, hundreds of women walked en masse to the heart of Mormonism to ask for standby tickets to the all-male priesthood session of the semiannual LDS General Conference as a sign that they were ready to take on the responsibilities of ordination, currently reserved for men and boys starting at 12 years old.

BYU football: Zac Stout’s return to BYU tearful, but gratifying (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 18, 2014)
In BYU’s 33-25 win over Houston last week, Cougar linebacker Zac Stout tackled Ryan Jackson in the end zone for a safety, handing the home team its first two points and setting off a raucous celebration on the sidelines and in the stands.

September 17, 2014

Women Auxiliary Leaders Provide Training in the Southeast (LDS Newsroom Blog) (September 17, 2014)
Members of the general presidencies of the Relief Society, Young Women and Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were in the southeastern section of the United States 11-14 September to meet with local leaders.

Request to See Meet the Mormons Movie in Theater Near You (Church News) (September 17, 2014)
Church members living outside of Utah can participate in a “demand it campaign” to draw the Church's new documentary to theaters in their area. The Meet the Mormons documentary marks the first time in history that the Church will release a feature-length documentary commercially; it will be released on October 10.

BYU football: No. 21 Cougars basking in national attention (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 17, 2014)
Play on national television for three straight weeks, humiliate Texas 41-7 in Week Two, feature an exciting, play-making quarterback who is a fringe Heisman Trophy candidate, stay undefeated and crack the national rankings. That’s what the BYU Cougars did the first quarter of the college football season, and naturally national attention has followed for the independent going against the grain in the college football world.

LDS missionaries give Snoop Dogg a Book of Mormon (Standard-Examiner - Utah) (September 17, 2014)
It’s been six years since rapper Snoop Dogg was making headlines for something he actually didn’t do — convert to Mormonism. An article on a fake CNN page, which has since been deleted, claimed he converted after studying the religion for a year. The article was a hoax and April fools joke.

New Harmony: Ogling the penmanship of the prophets (Deseret News - Utah) (September 17, 2014)
I remember a photo from an old Life Magazine. The Beatles had come to America and a young girl was clutching a fistful of grass in Shea Stadium and weeping: "Ringo stepped on this grass!" she was saying. Something inside of all of us wants to get close to special people, and if we can't touch them, we want to touch — or just see — things they have touched.

Family History Efforts Bless Ward in Utica, New York (Church News) (September 17, 2014)
“This work is a spiritual work, a monumental effort of cooperation on both sides of the veil, where help is given in both directions. Anywhere you are in the world, with prayer, faith, determination, diligence, and some sacrifice, you can make a powerful contribution. Begin now. I promise you that the Lord will help you find a way. And it will make you feel wonderful” (Richard G. Scott, “The Joy of Redeeming the Dead,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2012, 95).

Young performing missionary shares trombone talent in Nauvoo (Deseret News - Utah) (September 17, 2014)
For Sister Marsie Trego of Mesa, Arizona, receiving a call to serve meant both wearing a black name tag and bringing her trombone. Trego was called as a young performing missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo, Illinois, this summer and that meant her trombone would be an essential piece of equipment in serving the Lord.

Picturing history: Montrose, Lee County, Iowa (Deseret News - Utah) (September 17, 2014)
Montrose, Iowa, is situated on the west side of the Mississippi River directly across from Nauvoo, Illinois. A good number of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints settled in Montrose on the Iowa side of the river as Nauvoo was being established on the Illinois side. Some abandoned military barracks provided some immediate relief for a number of the destitute Mormons.

Teen's huge halibut holds up to win Homer derby (Alaska Dispatch News) (September 17, 2014)
Most high school athletes are happy if they get orange wedges and Gatorade after a tough game. For Preston (Idaho) junior soccer player Jackson Hobbs, 16, the Indians’ loss Tuesday night to rival Blackfoot High was made more palatable by news he’d just cashed in a five-figure jackpot. “Yeah, that brightened my mood,” said Hobbs, who received a phone call from his grandfather after Tuesday’s game informing him the 335-pound halibut the younger Hobbs caught last month would stand as the winner in the 2014 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby.

The inglorious end of the world? Nah, just people (Boston Globe - Massachusetts) (September 17, 2014)
EARLIER THIS month, MIT professor and provocateur extraordinaire Noam Chomsky, a linguist by training, published an article titled “The End of History?: The short, strange era of human civilization would appear to be drawing to a close.” Chomsky argued that ISIS, German bankers (!), and climate change are somehow confabulating to bring civilization to “an inglorious end.”

September 16, 2014

Over half a million people attended Ogden Utah Temple open house (LDS Church News) (September 16, 2014)
Standing outside the newly remodeled Ogden Utah Temple on Saturday morning, Sept. 6, were several youth from the Welby 5th Ward, West Jordan Utah Welby Stake. Among the young men dressed in slacks, white shirts and ties was 13-year-old Carter Davis.

Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies (Deseret News - Utah) (September 16, 2014)
Former University of Utah President Chase Nebeker Peterson was remembered Monday as an unselfish man dedicated to his faith, his family and Utah. "Not only was he smart, he had such a great heart. He cared so much for the university, about his students, and about Utah," his wife, Grethe Peterson, said. "He was just so happy here."

Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 16, 2014)
Former LDS Presiding Bishop H. David Burton was nominated Monday to become the new chairman of the Utah Transit Authority and is expected to take over next week as top shepherd of that sometimes tempest-tossed agency. The UTA Board’s executive committee nominated Burton, and the full board is scheduled to vote Sept. 24.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words (LDS Newsroom Blog) (September 16, 2014)
Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke to the young adults of the Church on Sunday, 14 September. He encouraged them to find happiness through living a Christ-centered life. Many social media users commented online about their favorite parts of Elder Christofferson's address:

Mormons’ close-knit nature, values drive them to GOP (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 16, 2014)
Since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, Mormon voters have become more and more ensconced in the Republican Party, to the point that today they represent the most reliable, cohesive bloc of voters for the GOP of nearly any demographic. The reason for the shift, argue three scholars in a new book on the topic, is that Mormons live in a tight-knit, insular subculture that sets itself at odds with the evolving social norms and shares conservative social values.

Mormons embrace social media to push back against official church teachings (Religion News Service) (September 16, 2014)
It was a gathering that would have been unthinkable just five years ago. On a cool summer evening, in a borrowed classroom overlooking San Francisco Bay, about 150 men and women gathered to screen a short documentary about a Mormon family whose 13-year-old son came out as gay.

Lehigh soccer player Austin Decker returns after three-year Mormon mission trip (Brown and White - Pennsylvania) (September 16, 2014)
After a three-year Mormon mission in the Pacific Island of Kiribati, junior International Relations major Austin Decker is back as a striker on the Lehigh men’s soccer team and is looking to contribute as a leading scorer this season. Decker considered his return the afternoon before his first game back as a fresh start with the team.

September 15, 2014

Elder Christofferson Shares Blessings of Losing One's Life in Christ (Church News) (September 15, 2014)
As individuals lose their lives in Christ and His gospel they are able to find authentic—and eventually eternal—life, taught Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during a Church Educational System devotional held in the Marriott Center at Brigham Young University on September 14.

Sister Reeves: Boldly Testify to World of Marriage, God's Plan (Church News) (September 15, 2014)
What a loving, humbling and profound declaration our Father in Heaven makes when he proclaims, “For behold, this is my work and my glory—to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man” (Moses 1:39).

2014 BYU Education Week Summary (Church News) (September 15, 2014)
Thousands of Church members gathered in Provo, Utah, August 18–22 for BYU Campus Education week, one of the largest continuing education programs in the country. Based on the theme “Seek Learning, Even by Study and Also by Faith,” found in Doctrine and Covenants 88:118, the conference featured more than 1,000 classes taught by more than 200 presenters, teaching on a wide variety of topics.

See photos of LDS temples being built around the world (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 15, 2014)
The LDS Church has announced so many new temples in recent years, it’s hard to keep track of them. Rome. Paris. Provo. Philly. Phoenix. Tijuana and so on. How many have been completed? Where are they in the process of construction? Which ones are all but finished and which ones are barely begun?

Mormon population expanding in Pittsburgh region (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pennsylvania) (September 15, 2014)
Cynthia Greathouse and her husband, Dana, lived for much of their adult lives in Denver, where they raised their family and never expected to leave, but with their adult children settling in other states and her husband receiving a good job offer in southwestern Pennsylvania’s booming energy sector, they recently made the cross-country move. In the process, they became part of the steadily growing population of Mormons in the Tri-State region, now at about 9,000.

LDS General Conference brings out the Mormon in all (Daily Herald - Utah) (September 15, 2014)
There are two things that are Utah certainties this time of year: The seasons will change from summer to fall, and the first week of October will be the semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Regular sessions of General Conference will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 5, with a Priesthood session at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4.

Meet the Mormons (LDS Church News) (September 15, 2014)
Church members living outside of Utah can participate in a demand it campaign, and draw the Churchs new documentary to theaters in their area. The Meet the Mormons documentary marks the first time in history that the Church will release a feature-length documentary. The release date is Oct. 10.

Jason Chaffetz: Mitt Romney is leaving door open to another run (Deseret News - Utah) (September 15, 2014)
Mitt Romney is leaving the door open to a third run for president if no suitable Republican enters the race, according to one of his key supporters, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. "I think that's right. He certainly hasn't put the ball cap down tightly over his head and sailed off with the grandkids," Chaffetz told the Deseret News when asked if Romney was leaving the door open for another bid in 2016.

Social Worker Spreads a Message of Acceptance to Mormons With Gay Children (New York Times) (September 15, 2014)
Late on election night in 2008, Caitlin Ryan sat in her apartment here, cat in her lap, computer at her side, watching the results on television. Sometime after Barack Obama was declared president, briefly lifting her mood, she saw the news she had been dreading: Proposition 8 was going to win, striking down same-sex marriage in California.

‘This Is the Place’ for largest gathering of gay Mormons (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 15, 2014)
When the annual Affirmation conference for LGBT Mormons and their supporters kicks off Friday in Salt Lake City, organizers expect to see more young people and family members than ever. The conference, titled "This Is the Place" and which runs through Sunday, will be "the largest single gathering of gay Mormons in the world meant to help attendees reconcile and celebrate being both LGBT and connected to the LDS faith," spokesman John Gustav-Wrathall said.

BYU moves up to No. 21 in AP poll, No. 23 in Coaches poll (Deseret News - Utah) (September 15, 2014)
The Cougars are rising. The undefeated BYU football team climbed four spots to No. 21 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll and has moved into the USA Today Coaches Poll for the first time this season, checking in at No. 23.

'Mormon girls' duo pokes fun at own quirky culture (Spectrum - Utah) (September 15, 2014)
When the popular YouTube video "S*** Girls Say" went viral a couple of years ago, Chelsea Wilson Calder, formerly of St. George, and Elisabeth Evans of New York City, saw an opportunity to flex their creative muscles by producing their own version, poking fun at their own religious culture with the video, "Things Mormon Girls Say." They were not prepared for the response it received. "It definitely blew up," Calder said of the video that, to date, has received more than half a million views.

September 12, 2014

Church Expands Online Resources to Help Individuals Overcome Pornography Addiction (LDS Newsroom) (September 12, 2014)
Spouses and other family members carry heavy burdens when a loved one is involved with pornography. To help ease those burdens, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has developed more online resources for families and those addicted to pornography.

Famous Mormons featured in new BYU commercial (Deseret News - Utah) (September 12, 2014)
From musicians, to athletes, to politicians, several prominent members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also graduates of Brigham Young University are featured in the school's new advertisement. The commercial includes YouTube violinist Lindsey Stirling, Neon Trees drummer Elaine Bradley, Olympic athlete Kate Hansen, NASA fellow Shannon Zirbel, NFL player Ziggy Ansah and many others.

Mormon Temples Currently Under Construction (LDS Newsroom) (September 12, 2014)
The Ogden Utah Temple will soon be added to the list of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 140-plus operating temples throughout the world when it is dedicated on 21 September. The Phoenix Arizona Temple will be dedicated 16 November. They are two of 15 temples under construction and featured on the infographic below.

A conversation with Mormon convert Gladys Knight (Deseret News - Utah) (September 12, 2014)
Gladys Knight's new album, "Where My Heart Belongs," was originally intended to be a Christmas CD. But the seven-time Grammy Award-winner couldn't shake a certain impression.

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right (LDS Newsroom Blog) (September 12, 2014)
How does the Mormon Tabernacle Choir do what it does with an all-volunteer ensemble? Rodger Dean Duncan of Forbes provides several reasons, one of which illustrates the ethos of commitment and volunteerism common in the lives of Mormons. “The Tabernacle Choir’s cause is simply to give voice to the hopes, joys, trials, and triumphs of people around the world,” Duncan says. “Yes, they are unflinchingly devoted to their Christian faith. But their primary purpose is to uplift and encourage, not to proselyte.”

Roller-coaster ride: BYU outlasts Houston after potential blowout turns into close game (Deseret News - Utah) (September 12, 2014)
Midway through the second quarter, the No. 25 BYU Cougars were cruising along with a 23-0 lead Thursday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. But something happened on the way to blowing out the Houston Cougars. Stuff like penalties, turnovers, struggles in the passing game, stalled drives, and a Houston Hail Mary just before halftime.

'Mormon Half Love' premiere: Looking for that other half (Zap2it) (September 12, 2014)
On "Mormon Half Love," TLC follows devout Mormon Melinda Bird, while she braves the treacherous waters of dating at age 40. Just like everyone else, Melinda is looking to make a connection and fall in love. But unlike almost everyone else, she suffers from sacral agenesis: a birth defect which prevents the bottom half of the body from growing that occurs in one out of every 25,000 births.

September 11, 2014

13th BYU President Formally Installed (LDS Newsroom Blog) (September 11, 2014)
Kevin J Worthen was formally installed as the 13th president of Brigham Young University by President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and first vice chairman of the BYU Board of Trustees.

Apostles Say Meeting Youth Was Highlight of South America Trip (Church News) (September 11, 2014)
When Elder Juan A. Uceda, who presides over the South America Northwest Area, joined the Church in 1972, there was one stake in his homeland of Peru. The nearest temple was found in Mesa, Arizona.


Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky dies at age 70 (Deseret News - Utah) (September 11, 2014)
Just months after announcing his resignation as president of Southern Virginia University, Paul Kay Sybrowsky, former member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away on Sept. 10 in Salt Lake City at the age of 70 after battling a prolonged illness.

Supreme court to look at Utah’s same-sex marriage case, 4 others (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 11, 2014)
On Sept. 29, the U.S. Supreme Court announced, it will take its first look at five states’ same-sex marriage cases and discuss which — if any — the nine justices would take. The high court, which will convene for a private conference before its session begins in October, distributed the seven gay marriage petitions it has received to the justices, according updated docket information Wednesday.

BYU holds on to high marks in latest U.S. News rankings (BYU news release) (September 11, 2014)
With another school year underway, U.S. News & World Report has released their latest rankings from their annual Best Colleges guidebook. The latest rankings slot BYU at No. 62 among roughly 300 “national universities”—matching BYU’s highest ranking in this category to date. BYU is also ranked No. 6 for graduates with the least debt and No. 14 among best value schools.

Bible, Book of Mormon make list of top 50 influential books (Deseret News - Utah) (September 11, 2014)
Last month, many Facebook users participated in a challenge that required them to post 10 books that have influenced them. Using the responses to this challenge, Lada Adamic and Pinkesh Patel, two Facebook data scientists, complied a list of the 100 most frequently mentioned books, which included the Holy Bible and the Book of Mormon.

Australian rugby star Will Hopoate reflects on the blessings of missionary service (Deseret News - Utah) (September 11, 2014)
Since returning from his LDS mission in November 2013, Will Hopoate's transition back into the life of an Australian rugby star has been fairly smooth. According to NRL.com in August, the 22-year-old "started slow" but "quickly found his feet" before suffering a minor shoulder injury that required seven weeks of recovery time. Even so, Hopoate was recently named to a highly touted 21-member Australian squad that will compete in the prestigious Four Nations rugby league tournament and the Prime Minister's XIII match against Papua New Guinea, triplem.com.au reported.

BYU Football Team Holds Devotional in New England (Church News) (September 11, 2014)
The BYU football team’s recent foray into southern New England is being called a multi-leveled success. First, both print and online news services touted the Cougars’ August 29 nationally televised 35-10 victory over the University of Connecticut. Quarterback and returned missionary Taysom Hill passed for three touchdowns and ran for a couple more, while a stout BYU defense held the Huskies to 71 total yards.

Biggest Loser: Ex-Lions QB on new season (Lansing State Journal - Michigan) (September 11, 2014)
Scott Mitchell has already seen the human body at its best and worst. The joy happened on the football field. “I lived my childhood dream,” said Mitchell, the former Detroit Lions quarterback who’s featured on the new season of “The Biggest Loser,” starting Thursday.

Day of Service for Seward’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Seward City News - Alaska) (September 11, 2014)
On August 9, the designated Day of Service for Seward, dozens of volunteers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked on a variety of service projects. Members gathered to assist the City of Seward Silver Salmon Derby operated by the Seward Chamber of Commerce. They sold derby tickets, weighed and recorded fish, and answered questions from the public.

Descendants to walk Mountain Meadows Massacre path (Spectrum - Utah) (September 11, 2014)
Descendants of the victims in the Mountain Meadows Massacre are gathering Thursday for the 157th anniversary of the killings, planning to take a symbolic walk in the footprints of some of the estimated 120 people who died there. Members of three descendant organizations — the Mountain Meadows Monument Foundation, Mountain Meadows Association and Mountain Meadows Massacre Descendants — have been working in recent years with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to bring more attention to the site and its historical significance.

Exponent II, DUP forums to focus on Mormon women (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah) (September 11, 2014)
Exponent II, a magazine by and for Mormon women, turns 40 this year. Since the summer of 1974, its pages have featured personal stories of miscarriage, abortion, infertility, divorce, widowhood, young love, nurtured families and longtime commitments — all in the context of the LDS faith.

September 10, 2014

Kevin J Worthen installed as new president for BYU (Deseret News - Utah) (September 10, 2014)
Although Kevin J Worthen's tenure and responsibilities as president of Brigham Young University began more than four months before on May 1, students, faculty members, leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and others joined in the Marriott Center on Tuesday morning to officially welcome and inaugurate Worthen as the 13th president of BYU.

Woman hit by car in Canberra was trapped and rescued by mystery man (Canberra Times - Australia) (September 10, 2014)
A man helped rescue the young American missionary critically injured after she was hit by a car in Monash on Friday evening.

LDS apostle Elder Russell M. Nelson turns 90 (LDS Church News) (September 10, 2014)
Lessons, principles and habits learned in childhood remain vivid in memory for Elder Russell M. Nelson, who turned 90 on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Develop and Nurture Talents Through Deliberate Practice (Church News and Events) (September 10, 2014)
Speaking about the science of improvement and performance within a gospel framework, Scott R. Braithwaite, assistant professor of psychology at BYU, began his session at BYU Campus Education Week by using a story about President David O. McKay.

New Pocket Scripture Set Available for All Members (Church News and Events) (September 10, 2014)
Since World War II the Church has provided members serving in the military their own set of scriptures to study and use. The old red-cover service-member scripture set had a unique pocket size that many people enjoy. Until now, the military edition of the scriptures has not been available to the public.

Rescuing the Beloved Wayward Soul (Church News and Events) (September 10, 2014)
Like the prodigal son’s patient father, almost everyone has a loved one (a child, a spouse, a dear friend, or even a parent) who has wandered from the gospel’s safe and secure path.

Forbes highlights leadership lessons from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir (Deseret News - Utah) (September 10, 2014)
Rodger Dean Duncan, a best-selling author and contributor to Forbes.com, discussed leadership lessons that can be learned from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in an article posted Sept. 8.

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