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Why I like the new Mormon #LighttheWorld campaign

The LDS Church’s new Christmas campaign emphasizes simple acts of service and downplays the Mormon missionary impulse. It’s about bringing Christ’s light into people’s lives, not about bringing those people into the Mormon faith.

The 2013 book "Quiet," by Susan Cain.

The Mormon Introvert

So much about the Mormon experience — from missionary service to Correlation to families being together forever — is geared for extroverts. What’s a Mormon introvert to do?

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Mormons and Baptists compete for converts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Every year, the Southern Baptist Convention and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spend tens of millions of dollars to spread their takes on Christianity. They rely heavily on thousands of faithful volunteers willing to spread out across the country to share their faith. By Bob Smietana.