People who are addicted to pornography show similar brain activity to alcoholics or drug addicts, according to a new a study by Cambridge University neuroscientist Dr. Valerie Voon. Findings of the study were featured on a TV documentary titled “Porn on the Brain” on British Channel 4 which was aired on September 30.Full Story »
Over 337 Young Single Adults, aged 18 - 30 years, converged on the picturesque campus of Ardingly College in West Sussex for a fun-filled, uplifting weekend with guest speaker, Jason Smyth, the double gold Irish Paralympic champion from the London 2012 Paralympic Games. “I Know it! I Live it! I Love it!” was the theme for the Convention, taken from Ann M. Dibb’s address from October 2012 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This was the first time a YSA Convention had been held in Southern England and was hosted by the Crawley congregations.Full Story »
More than 100,000 Church members, friends and invited guests are expected to attend the 183rd Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions more will watch or listen to conference via television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts. Five sessions will be held Saturday and Sunday, 5–6 October 2013, in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.Full Story »
When 20 year old Christine Watt, from Castle Rock, Colorado, learned that she had been called to serve a full-time mission to Scotland, she couldn’t believe her luck. Not just because she didn’t want to go to a hot country, but because she had a famous ancestor who had come from Scotland. Sister Watt, a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) is descended from the first person in the British Isles to be baptised a member of the faith in 1837, George D Watt.Full Story »
Recently, Richard Shuttleworth was called upon to take up the role of bishop for the Stockport congregation and will be succeeding Nigel Walker. As a new bishop, Shuttleworth has already endeavored to find ways of increasing the spiritual wellbeing of members.Full Story »
Every six months, faithful and friends from around the world gather to watch and listen to the general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While millions of believers may think of the next conference held October 5-6, 2013, as an occasion for spiritual reflection and fellowship, hundreds of interpreters are preparing themselves for a lot of work ahead of them.Full Story »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published new resources today to help people of conscience everywhere understand the importance of protecting religious freedom. These new resources include a unique animated video and other videos that stress the importance of preserving freedom of religion.Full Story »
When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 Alan Hawkshaw, a member of the St Albans ongregation, had a dream that made him determined to be a part of this momentous event in some small way. His wife, Christine, was born in Germany so this made Alan more determined to do something to make his mark on the music scene where he had achieved so much success over many years.Full Story »
As the world of social networking has made sweeping changes to the way we communicate, Mormon.org has adapted to embrace those changes.
The religious website, dedicated to informing the public about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has added a chat feature that enables those curious about the Church to have their questions answered online with the help of missionaries around the world.
Leslie Parkes(16) a member of the Portsmouth congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently achieved two gold medals at the England Schools Athletics Championships in Birmingham, representing Hampshire.Full Story »