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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 […]
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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, […]
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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 […]
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October 21, 2016
The Mormon Channel’s New Music Video Will Remind You that God is Here premium
“I Need Thee Every Hour with a soulful twist”, is a good way to describe the Mormon Channel’s newly released music video. The video features the vocal talents of Debra and Harry Bonner and their eight children, singing an original song entitled “I Am Here.” It’s both a beautiful rendition of, and confident response to, […]
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October 1, 2016
Send LDS Emoji to Your Friends With Our New App: Mormoji premium
We’ve been working hard over at Mormon Buzzz to bring you our new app, Mormon Starter Pack: Mormoji by Mormon Buzzz! Now you can share the Gospel in style with LDS emoji for iMessage. This is the first in a series of Mormon-themed stickers for iOS 10, and more stickers will be released periodically. The app is […]
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September 8, 2016
You Can Now Follow the LDS Church on Snapchat premium
Snapchat got a little more edifying today, as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints announced on Facebook Thursday that they are officially on the popular app. The Church’s account will be used to share scriptures, messages from the prophets, and words of encouragement. Talk about sharing goodness!   You can follow the Church on Snapchat at […]
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August 10, 2016
How the Trial that Nearly Killed Me Taught Me Gratitude premium
When I was two months old my mom and dad received news that no parent wants to hear, news that would change my life forever. My skull was expanding too rapidly and I needed to have brain surgery to fix the problem. To counteract this problem, surgeons put a device in my brain called a […]
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July 14, 2016
This Pokemon Inspired App is Changing Missionary Work Forever premium
The makers of the smash hits, FaithChat™ and Angry Mormons™ announced this week the release of Gospel Go™. In similar fashion to the Pokemon-themed game, Gospel Go overlays your physical world with virtual indicators guiding members to locations where they can seek out and catch converts. One of the app’s early beta testers, Matthew Higgins, […]
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July 7, 2016
9 LDS Hymn Covers That are Better Than the Originals premium
Okay, okay. Maybe they’re not better, but they’re pretty darn amazing. Check out these beautiful, contemporary hymn covers and add them to your Sunday playlist ASAP!  1. “Count Your Many Blessings” by DariusMcKoy When we count our many blessings, this beautiful cover is among them. 2. “The Lord is My Shepherd” by Emily Brown  You might recognize […]
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June 29, 2016
To the One Who Can’t Attend the Temple premium
Before I became a member, I was not living a temple worthy life. I was an addict. Now, when people hear the word “addict”, they automatically think of cocaine or meth, but for me, my drug of choice was food, or the lack of it. I remember spending my senior year of high school at […]
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