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.

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Photo Slideshow: A View Inside a Mormon Service

Photographs of a Mormon service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints РLenexa Ward on Sunday June 17, 2012 in Lenexa, Kan. These slideshows were created by Religion News Service to provide our readers with an inside look at various religious services. From a Catholic Mass to prayer at a mosque, these images help understand the culture and diversity of the religious world, as well as how people pray and celebrate their religion.  Photos by Sally Morrow / Religion News Service