Spotlight Series: Kelsey Nixon

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Kelsey Nixon is the host of The Food Network show Kelsey’s Essentials. She grew up in North Ogden, Utah and had her big TV debut on the reality show The Next Food Network Star. Kelsey now lives in New York City with her husband Robby and son Oliver. She loves her family, she loves food, and she loves being a part of the strong community of the Mormon church.

There’s No Wrong Way to Eat a Ree…errr Watch General Conference

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Today General Conference is on. Today you might have to work. Or do yard work. Or take your kids to soccer practice. The truth is, there’s no right or wrong way to watch General Conference. We each have our own ways of watching, and each has its merits. Here are a few ideas from some friends on how they enjoy LDS General Conference. How do YOU watch conference? Tell us in the comments section below!

Letters to a Young Mormon: A Normons Review


By: Brad Masters // It seems like a cop out to say that my favorite book on Mormonism took me two hours to read. These things should take weeks of hard labor, burning midnight oil, right? Not this one. And everyone should read it, young or old, Mormon or not. Adam Miller’s most recent book, published with the Neal A. Maxwell Institute, is a series of short letters addressed to “S,” whom he tells us is “a young Mormon who is familiar with Mormon life but green in their faith.”... Read The Rest →

New Normons series: Hua Zhang

Hua and Family

Hua attended my church in LA for about nine months before getting baptized in May of 2012. I recently asked some questions about his conversion process and I loved his answers. Straightforward, candid, and wonderfully honest. 

Spotlight Series: Whitney and Jimmer Fredette


By: Danny Rasmussen and Rebbie Groesbeck // In 2011, Jimmer Fredette found himself in the spotlight (no pun intended) during his senior year as he led the BYU basketball team to the Sweet 16. Along the way, he picked up every major award that college basketball has to offer including National Player of the Year, the Wooden Award, the Naismith Award, the Adolph Rupp Trophy, and the Oscar Robertson trophy. Jimmer was taken 10th overall in the 2011 NBA draft and found himself playing for the Sacramento Kings. He met... Read The Rest →

New Normons Series: Why I joined the church I was sure was a fraud

empty rocking chair

By: Jake Parsons // In June of last year, a pair of LDS missionaries knocked on my door in Oklahoma City. I told them I was busy (I wasn’t) so they asked if they could come back another time. I agreed, trying not to be rude, but I had no intention of ever seeing them again. They came back a second time and I gave them the same routine. They came back several more times, and I either wouldn’t open the door or would just tell them I was too... Read The Rest →

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