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“We must first be committed to the process of coming unto Christ, through repentance, in order to help others make commitments that will bring them closer to Jesus Christ through repentance,” said Bishop L. Todd Budge, second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric.

W. Bradford Wilcox spoke at BYU about how the “Midas mentality” prevents people from choosing family life.

“We all have talents, gifts and abilities that ask for nothing more than the opportunity to blossom and thrive,” the Presiding Bishop taught.

The initiative also includes playing a part in a modern Nativity as part of the theme, “Let your light shine.”

Crowds on Times Square quiet as the Nativity is shared in iconic location.

At the intersection of commerce, tourism and entertainment in the United States, leaders of charitable organizations kicked off the global Giving Machine effort.

The Christmas lights on Temple Square in Salt Lake City were turned on after Thanksgiving. See photos of this year’s light display and find out how to see them and other Temple Square events.

One woman’s story about growing up in a family with struggles, being put in foster care, finding the gospel of Jesus Christ and now offering forgiveness to her birth father.

President Holland’s message in an introductory video shown before open-house tours underscores the blessings of eternal families through temple ordinances.

This week’s study guide includes writings from John the Beloved and from Judas, the brother of Jesus.

More than 3,000 visitors view the display on opening night, “unite in celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.”

It can be hard to be patient when the wait is long. Like the Wise Men, watch the heavens and keep following the light of the star, observes Lloyd Newell in this week’s “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Michigan offensive lineman Andrew Gentry is a giant on the field; off the field, he’s a leader in his Latter-day Saint congregation. Here’s how he is balancing it all.

Elder Uchtdorf and Elder Stevenson posted about the power of the temple; others share about missionary service and gratitude on social media this week.

New features this year include an online “service shuffler” to get service ideas and videos featuring beneficiaries of Giving Machines.

See the Christmas lights at the Church’s temple visitors’ center grounds, including Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Temple Hill in Oakland, Mesa Arizona Temple, Washington D.C. Temple and the Hamilton New Zealand Temple.

More than 1,400 Latter-day Saint missionaries at the Provo MTC assembled meals on Thanksgiving that will be distributed by the Utah Food Bank.

After serving a Latter-day Saint mission, Utah safety Sione Vaki has become one of NCAA football’s most versatile players.

As U.S. families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, here’s a look back at what Church leaders have taught about gratitude.

A new BYU study reinforces previous research on how the principle of indebtedness elevates gratitude practices.

President Nelson said attending seminary and institute will increase youth and young adults’ sense of belonging — and research agrees.

A fire started in a Latter-day Saint meetinghouse in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Monday afternoon. The roof collapsed on firefighters but they were rescued and none were injured.

This week’s study guide includes the apostle Peter’s declaration that Church members are “a peculiar people” (1 Peter 2:9).

Giving Machines are in 61 locations this year in 7 countries. Find the operating dates, locations and ways to follow on social media.

Centenarians Parke and Emily Cox of St. George visited the house of the Lord on the last day of its open-house tours prior to its Dec. 10 rededication.

Gratitude can help change one’s perspective, quiet the frantic mind and can help people connect with God, the giver of ‘every good gift,’ Lloyd Newell observes in this week’s ‘Music & the Spoken Word.’

“Let’s be happy and keep going forward and do the best we can,” said President M. Russell Ballard.

Two people shared stories of finding new employment, including “a dream job.”

The Bells at Temple Square’s 2023 holiday concerts that were scheduled for Nov. 17-18 in the Salt Lake Tabernacle have been canceled. Watch the spring concert and last year’s holiday concert here.

This week’s study guide includes James 1:5, the scripture that helped usher in the Restoration.