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Comer: The world needs more people to share about Christ

I don’t want to sound like the Grinch, but Christmas has become a bit of a struggle for me as I’ve gotten older. When you’re a kid, Christmas is great. You get a bunch of presents, you get time off from school and it just seems so perfect. But as you get older and the realities of life ...

How many Utahns identify as Latter-day Saints? Fewer than you think

Editor’s note: This article is published through the Utah News Collaborative, a partnership of news organizations in Utah that aims to inform readers across the state. Ask Utahns and they will tell you the signs have been there for years. Longer waits for Sunday brunch. A proliferation of ...

Church of Jesus Christ recaps year of global charity, temple proliferation

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released its year-end report of activities and global donations Tuesday, highlighting efforts undertaken to fulfill its mission of helping followers pattern their lives after Jesus, helping those in need, inviting all to receive Christ’s ...

Comer: Christmastime kindness, generosity a gift from Christ

Out of curiosity, I went back and looked at the message that was shared by Russell M. Nelson — president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — prior to last Christmas. In a message posted on Facebook, he said: “This year, I will celebrate Christmas for the 99th time. Over ...

Dates for Layton temple’s open house, dedication announced

LAYTON — With construction nearing completion of the Layton Utah Temple, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced dates for its open house and dedication. The public is invited to the open house to tour the temple, located at 1400 Oak Hills ...

Comer: The role of prayer and faith in obtaining blessings

Over the years, I have heard many people call into question the effectiveness of prayer, saying that God is going to do what God wants to do and it really won’t be influenced by us. If we can’t have influence through prayer because God is going to do what he deems necessary anyway, then ...

LDS Church calls new apostle to serve in Quorum of the Twelve

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has called Elder Patrick Kearon to become the newest member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He is the first apostle to be announced outside of the church's general conference since 1995, but he will be sustained during the April 2024 ...

Comer: A feeling of gratitude for apostles and prophets

I first memorized who the prophets and apostles in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were when I was in seminary, a religious studies class geared toward high schoolers in the church. Four from that list still remain alive: Russell M. Nelson, now president of the church, Dallin ...