(RNS) A former president of the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, is accused of sexual misconduct, which he appears to admit in a leaked interview. Meanwhile, his family points to the accuser's own checkered history of alleged fraud and run...
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SALT LAKE CITY — A year ago this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a stringent anti-terrorism law that severely limited outreach of youthful Mormons serving across the country.
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 hospitalization of three Mormon missionaries in Brussels prods me to remember: *Every* victim of terrorism could be my child, my sister, or my parent.
(RNS) Mormon missions are often described as "the best two years." Many who serve talk about spiritual highs, miracles and mind-expanding experiences. Few detail how tough the work can be, how rigorous, how stressful.
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...