New LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson left Tuesday on a global ministry tour to eight countries around the world. The trip comes shortly after several historic announcements during the church’s annual general conference.
Layton Mayor Bob Stevenson called the announcement of a Layton temple during the church's general conference Sunday "stunning," later adding that is "by far the most exciting announcement we've had in our community."
This weekend, KSL-TV will suspend its regular daytime programming and will air several inspiring, locally produced documentaries. Patriotism, selfless-service and an exclusive interview with LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson will be featured.
Myles Primm, EastIdahoNews.com | Posted
Mar 23rd - 6:23pm
Mark Mattei is creating a show called “The Singles” based on a Mormon singles ward. He says this project will be different from other popular mockumentaries like “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation” because the film crew will be part of the show.
One of the largest temples belonging to the LDS Church will open to the public later this week. But on Monday, members of the media got an early look at the newly renovated Jordan River Temple in South Jordan.
Mormon missionaries have been doing more proselytizing online than ever, and 600 missionaries assigned to 20 visitor centers around the world spend their days chatting with prospective converts online.
The LDS Church reorganized its First Presidency this week as President Russell M. Nelson was called to lead the church. Some members of the church were saddened to learn that Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf would no longer serve in the First Presidency.
Newly called LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson called President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring to the First Presidency, which is the highest governing body of the church, on Tuesday.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted
Jan 16th - 2:05pm
In the late 1940s, LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson helped develop the world’s first artificial heart-lung machine, which keeps a patient’s blood and oxygen circulating during open-heart surgery.