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August 23, 2017

First Line News Articles for Wednesday, August 23 2017

LDS News

‘Rock-ribbed’ faith engages head and heart, Elder Holland says during Chiasmus Jubilee at BYU

In his message to hundreds at Brigham Young University on Aug. 16, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles declared that “the gospel of Jesus Christ is infallibly true and that a variety of infallible proofs supporting that assertion will continue to come until Jesus descends as the ultimate infallible proof of all.”

170 years ago today: Mormon Tabernacle Choir created less than a month after pioneers’ arrival

Did you know? The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was created less than one month after the pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley.

LDS golf legend Johnny Miller will redesign golf course where Mormon Battalion once camped

Johnny Miller likes taking old, worn-down properties and bringing them back to life.

With LDS church mission ahead, QB Tanner McKee creates intriguing recruiting scenario

While the quarterback recruiting dominoes for the Class of 2018 have been lined up and falling for well over a year, one of the nation’s highest-ranked players has stood by, unaffected.

Watch a Crowd Sing President Monson Happy Birthday

Popular LDS author and speaker Al Fox Carraway shared this video today outside the official Church office buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah. A crowd gathered to watch the Great American solar eclipse when President Thomas S. Monson appeared at his apartment window to wave. The crowd sang “Happy Birthday” in honor of President Monson’s 90th birthday. President Monson was born on August 21, 1927.