October 27, 2017
LDS Church Announces Big Change to Women & Priesthood Sessions premium
The LDS Church announced today that starting next April, there will no longer be twice-yearly priesthood and general women meetings held during conference. Instead, each meeting will occur once a year. The Church’s statement on the matter is as follows: “Beginning in April 2018, the general women’s session will no longer be held on the Saturday preceding the other sessions […]
June 15, 2017
Why the Church is Pushing Safety Hard this Month premium
Last month, the First Presidency released a statement emphasizing safety in Church sponsored activities. The letter calls for Church leaders to only plan and approve activities that present minimal risk for injury or illness as to preserve the safety of participants and protect the Church from significant liability. This statement was released in conjunction with […]
May 9, 2017
Millennials Can’t Seem to Catch a Break, Except in Mormonism premium
“You are noble and great, chosen before you were born!” The sentence was a hard one for me to swallow, especially with Johnny sliding a safety pin in and out of his skin on one side of me and Jane making a “Top Five Hottest Boys in the Ward” list with her friends on the […]
April 27, 2017
The Relief Society Needs Political Activists, Too premium
On January 21st, 2017, Utah streets and canyon passes were covered in snow, making traveling hazardous to say the least. Nevertheless, when word broke out of a march being organized in Park City, thousands of women grabbed their picket signs and braved the storm for hours. As I scrolled through my news feed, I saw […]
January 31, 2017
From Tinder to Temple: LDS Singles Turn to Dating Apps to Find Love premium
When Alyssa Murphy met William Johnson in their young single adult ward, she was quickly attracted to his testimony and ambition. Johnson found himself drawn to Murphy’s bubbly personality. She was unlike any other girl he’d ever met. Neither of them had the courage to say a word about it. “Apparently both of us had […]
January 28, 2017
More Than Almost Anyone, Mormons Should Oppose Trump’s Muslim Ban premium
Throughout this tense election cycle, we at Mormon Buzzz have tried our best to steer our publication clear of the political vitriol with which every American is now perfectly familiar. While politics have dominated our public discussion and driven wedges in our relationships, we have wanted our platform to bring people together, not tear them […]
January 5, 2017
Becoming a “Repentant Dater” Might Just Save Your Love Life premium
I have long believed that if dating were fun, no one would get married. Dating is an institution riddled with confused feelings and bad communication, and I don’t blame anyone who decides to give it up. However, is what we risk by not dating greater than we realize? In a talk in my ward last […]
December 15, 2016
New Gospel Library Update Adds Split Screen, Multitasking, and More premium
If you haven’t received it yet, get ready for a fresh new update to the Gospel Library app for phones and tablets. Version 4 of the app includes new and updated features like split screen compatibility for iPads, new annotation functionalities, and some extra color schemes. Split Screen Support Split screen mode for iPad users has been […]
December 14, 2016
7 Christmas Traditions You’ll Only Find in Utah premium
This post was originally published on the Temple Square blog by Amalia Reyes.  Christmas is next week, and if you’re in our neck of the woods, there are some great things to do with family and friends. Here are just a few! Watching the Lights Turn on at Temple Square This may go without saying, […]
October 25, 2016
Church Leaders Release Updated Website Discussing Homosexuality and the Church. premium
Early Tuesday morning, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints released a revamped website discussing issues surrounding homosexuality, as they relate to Church doctrines, policies, and culture. The Church’s original site on this topic, Mormonsandgays.org, now redirects to the new site, mormonandgay.lds.org. The new title and url hints at the shifted focus of the new […]