Lifey began when Alex Balinski envisioned a world where people needing advice could get it for free at a moment’s notice. When Balinski was a BYU student, he wanted to make free video resources available to prospective missionaries wanting to know more about their missions. Recently, Balinski has expanded his vision. He has built the Lifey app to allow anyone to upload short videos of themselves sharing their experiences and insights, to benefit others.
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A polygamous group based on the Utah-Arizona border is letting go of the sprawling building where its members worshipped, in the latest sign that the sect run by imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs is crumbling and losing control of the community it ruled for a century.
The other night my husband and I curled up in bed and watched countless Christmas commercials with tears in our eyes. Along with the inspiring #LightTheWorld videos you can watch here, these videos uplift and motivate you to make the most of this Christmas season by serving someone—even if that someone is your own family member. We loved them so much, I wanted to share them with you.
How does religion teach us to help other people? Recently a panel of religious scholars met on BYU campus to discuss how their religious texts and traditions inform their community’s understanding of social justice.
Police concluded their investigation into the incident Monday evening and confirmed the fall was an attempted suicide. The next morning, BYU students had organized a "Share Love" event at the Tanner Building and wrote sticky notes expressing love and offering comfort.
The Iron Curtain that once divided Europe may be long gone, but the continent today is split by stark differences in public attitudes toward religion, minorities and social issues. Click through to see an interactive map of the various countries in Europe to see the breakdown of their attitudes toward religion.
A Brigham Young University student was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after falling from the fourth floor of an atrium on campus, police said. Officers were gathering information about how and why she fell shortly after 9 a.m. from the Tanner Building. Classes in the building were cancelled for the rest of the day.