Whether or not you believe in the religion itself, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka "Mormons") are masters of digital marketing, and businesses can learn important lessons from the religion's success.
In a rare interactive interview held at the end of January, high-ranking leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fielded questions on LGBT issues. Church members flooded the moderator with queries about how to navigate...Show More Summary
Eight years ago, a particularly nasty cult leader named Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison. Jeffs was – and still is – the spiritual leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, an extremist Mormon splinter group with enclaves scattered across the American West. The FLDS, like most cults, was [Read More...]
n an all-new episode of the popular series, “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with Willie Jessop, the former spokesperson of the breakaway Mormon sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
Walter Olson Gov. Gary Herbert (R) has signed into law an expansion of Utah’s anti-discrimination law following what’s being billed as a historic compromise between gay rights advocates and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show More Summary
HILDALE, Utah — “I finally heard about this thing called Facebook, like, a year ago. I had no idea what it was,” says 22-year-old Brigham Johnson, rubbing his neat beard nervously. He’s embarrassed it took him so long to stumble upon the social-media site. Show More Summary
Utah is no stranger to temples. After all, it's the world headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has built temples dedicated to God throughout Utah and all around the world. But this temple is different. Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), also known as the Mormon Church, has always had a strained relationship with the LGBT community. For some dumb reason, LGBT and religion don't always mix well. That's why it's so great that the Mormon Church is supporting LGBT nondiscrimination legislation! The Mormon leaders had a rare news conference [...]
[Content note: homophobia, transphobia, holocaust reference]Yesterday afternoon, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints held a press conference, which by its official account was about "Religious Freedom and Nondiscrimination."What...Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church, announced Tuesday it would back legal efforts to protect LGBT people from discrimination along with religious freedom protections. This middle ground approach is consistent with the teachings of Jesus Christ, church leaders said.
The Human Rights Campaign today criticized a proposal from leaders at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in which the Mormon church pledged support for Utah LGBT non-discrimination initiatives in exchange for religious exemptions, couching its proposal in...
In a pretty major move, the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints just announced it would back some very specific anti-discrimination legal protections for gays and lesbians. Read more...
Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered for a rare press conference on Tuesday at which they said they'll back statewide protections for LGBT Utahns in housing and employment in exchange for "religious freedom" exemptions, the...
Rural Alaskans who'd like to attend church without navigating miles of frozen road have found a workaround: the telephone. An Alaskan branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is devoted entirely to members who call in, the Alaska Dispatch News reports. "It's what you make of it,...
Last June, John P. Dehlin was given the option of resigning from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or facing a disciplinary council. Now, Dehlin—founder of the well-known website and podcast Mormon Stories, which frequently discusses controversial topics within Mormonism—said his regional church leader scheduled a hearing for Jan. Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has put up an ad for New York City's Times Square in honor of the Christmas season.
Recent reports have detailed how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted an essay on its Web site in late October formally admitting for the first time that its founder, Joseph Smith, had multiple wives — including one who was a teenager and others who were married to other men. What's interesting is not just the formal […]
Joseph Smith, Mormon church founder and prophet, took as many as 40 wives, at least one as young as 14, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have acknowledged in a series of essays posted as guideposts for the faithful.
Joseph Smith, the controversial figure who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was long accepted as a faithful and monogamous husband by many of the church's followers. But church leaders recently revealed that Smith was a husband to as many as 40 wives, including married women and a 14-year-old girl.
For the first time in its history, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is saying publicly that founder Joseph Smith practiced polygamy and had as many as 40 wives, with a handful already married and one a young teenager.Show More Summary