There’s nothing wrong with giving gifts, but are worldly possessions becoming more important than celebrating Christ’s birth? Explore further here.
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.
From alcohol to home decor to home teaching, CNN guesses what having a Mormon in the White House would look like, in Jessica Ravitz’s piece here.
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.
Members and missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided assistance this weekend to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Check out the progress here.
“Our focus has been on the particular needs of women and children,” Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities said recently. Read more of Joseph Walker’s report here.
Some Christians pledge to write in Jesus Christ for president on November 6. Find out why in Deborah Beeksma’s article here.
“By now I was realizing I was the victim of my own preconceptions and prejudices about this faith and its worshippers.” Check out this and other of Richard Quest’s revelations here.
“I will never again support anything by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association,” said the Rev. Samuel Wynn. Find out who Wynn is and why he said what he did in Daniel Burke’s piece here.
Lane Williams writes, “one of my biggest criticisms of the news coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the mainstream press has been that it seems to use the word cult in describing the church too often.” Read more here.