March 21, 2019

First Line News Articles for Thursday, March 21 2019

LDS News

This All-American runner thought being a mom would end her career. Now, she says it makes her a better BYU athlete

Erica Birk-Jarvis may have been leading the pack of runners during the final third of last year’s West Coast Conference women’s cross-country championship race, but it wasn’t easy.

How 1 Latter-day Saint went from writing punk music to a Grammy Award-winning choral composition

Lansing McLoskey had never written anything other than punk music. As a teenager, he had fallen in love with the electric guitar after purchasing one in a flea market for $15. Writing punk music had a very “do it yourself” kind of vibe, and it didn’t take long for him to give up piano lessons for the more popular genre.

Church Releases Video About Living With the Pain of Childhood Abuse

A new video from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints follows a woman who experienced the traumatic pain of childhood abuse.

Russia releases 2 American Mormon missionaries detained for almost 3 weeks

Strict anti-terrorism regulations passed in 2016 limit the activity of religious groups in Russia.

Mitt Romney, Utah governor and others react to release of Latter-day Saint volunteers from Russia detention

Two Latter-day Saint volunteers detained for nearly three weeks for allegedly teaching English without a license in Novorossiysk, Russia, have left for the United States and their families are rejoicing and expressing relief.