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BYU Releases Findings from Its Diversity and Equity Survey Designed to ‘Root Out’ Racism on Campus

A survey conducted by the Church-owned school's Committee on Race, Equity & Belonging includes data from tens of thousands of respondents in an effort to build bridges of understanding across campus.

Starting a Prison Ministry: How Some Stakes Are Helping Local Inmates

Stakes in Alabama and Illinois have begun prison ministries in their areas after the Liahona magazine published several articles on how the gospel blesses the lives of incarcerated members and those affected by crime.

New Video Helps You Navigate New RootsTech Connect Website

FamilySearch released a video to help you navigate the RootsTech Connect website.

Church Leaders Use School Devotionals to Relay Messages to World

Devotionals at BYU, BYU–Idaho, BYU–Hawaii and Ensign College and BYU–Pathway Worldwide — are becoming an increasingly important forum for Church leaders to share their messages.

3 Ways to Serve God and Become ‘Your Best Self’

Elder Robert C. Gay shared three kinds of service that people should do that “serve both God and man and are a failsafe equation to becoming your best self” during a BYU-Hawaii devotional on February 23.

New BYU Dataset of 1918 Pandemic Deaths Provides Lessons for Today

A new dataset from BYU pairs statistical data with the names of victims of the 1918 pandemic.

Weekly Release of ‘Inspiring’ Youth Music Videos Is Meant to Lead People to Christ

As part of the lead up to the worldwide Youth Music Festival on March 17, the Church will release a video from the 2021 Youth Theme Album each week.

‘Speaking’ of the Temple Can Bless and Prepare Youth, Says Young Men General Leader

Both the Young Women and Aaronic Priesthood quorum themes mention preparing for the temple, but parents and adult leaders must help youth put those words into action by teaching about the power of the temple.

Local Church Leaders Offering Initial Relief in Storm-Staggered Texas, Oklahoma

Church priesthood and welfare leaders in Texas and Oklahoma are assessing Friday to determine how Latter-day Saints were faring in the aftermath of a geographically vast, powerful winter storm.

Jerold Ottley, Former Tabernacle Choir Music Director, Passes Away at 86

For nearly a quarter of a century, from 1974–1999, Jerold Ottley directed the Tabernacle Choir from its home on Temple Square. Ottley died on Friday, February 19, 2021. He was 86.