Nativity display at Oklahoma City church is expansive (The Oklahoman)

“We wanted to do something that would demonstrate our belief in the Savior. We do a lot of stuff as a church and this is a way to reach out to other faiths and have them enjoy the season with us.” Zeke Campfield visits with Paul Baclawski and the Church in Northwest Oklahoma City.


Orrin Hatch on a Mission to Show Mormons Are Christians, Too (U.S. News & World Report)

The nomination of Mitt Romney as the GOP presidential candidate may have brought the Mormon faith into the mainstream, but Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch believes the religion still has a long way to go, according to Elizabeth Flock.

While Romney didn’t serve in military, many Mormons do (Reuters)

Guy Hicks, a Mormon and former officer in the Army Reserve Special Forces, said there is a public misperception that members of the Mormon Church do not serve in the military. The participation of Mormons in the armed forces is roughly equivalent to their proportion of the population, according to David Alexander and Jennifer Dobner’s collaboration.

Speaking in tongues — Mormon style (Salt Lake Tribune)

“For it shall come to pass in that day, that every man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own tongue, and in his own language.” (Doctrine and Covenants 90:11). Learn more about the 199 congregations in Utah that hold services in languages other than English here, courtesy of Lee Davidson.