February Articles

  • Despite Incarceration, Liberty Jail Experience “Freed” Joseph Smith

    Posted: 24 February 2014

    At the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Annual Meeting on February 14, Elder Lance B. Wickman, general counsel for the Church and an emeritus General Authority, spoke about the experiences of the Prophet Joseph Smith while he was imprisoned in Liberty Jail.  Full Story

  • Research Shows Violent Media Not “Just Entertainment”

    Posted: 24 February 2014

    Research shows that playing violent video games increases aggressive thoughts and behavior, according to communications scholar Dr. Brad J. Bushman.  Full Story

  • Call for LDS Paralympians

    Posted: 21 February 2014

    Even as the ongoing 2014 Winter Games gain full steam in Sochi, Russia, thousands of athletes across the globe are preparing for the chance to compete in the 2014 Paralympic Games.  Full Story

  • Announcement of Newly Called Mission Presidents

    Posted: 21 February 2014

    Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.  Full Story

  • LDS Teen Improving Lives in Ghana

    Posted: 21 February 2014

    This teen not only excels in track and soccer, she excels in helping people in her native land, Ghana. Lillian Martino started a foundation with the dual mission of raising awareness and money for children in Ghana.  Full Story

  • Elder David S. Baxter Urges LDSBC Students to Follow Jesus

    Posted: 20 February 2014

    Elder David S. Baxter of the Seventy addressed LDS Business College students during a college devotional in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square February 11. Drawing on the Star of David (also known as the Shield of David) motifs found on the building, Elder Baxter presented six points.  Full Story

  • Viewpoint: Never Give Up

    Posted: 20 February 2014

    The world watched as Noelle Pikus-Pace of the Kiowa Valley 1st Ward, Eagle Mountain Utah East Stake, won a silver medal in the skeleton during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 14. Yet, like all Olympic dreams, the road to the medal podium for this Latter-day Saint athlete was long and hard.  Full Story

  • Missionaries Commemorate Exodus of Saints from Nauvoo

    Posted: 20 February 2014

    Nearly 330 participants faced freezing temperatures and drifted snow as they walked down Parley Street to the icy Mississippi February 8, commemorating the departure of the Latter-day Saints from Nauvoo 168 years ago, in February 1846.  Full Story