Let the storm of goodness commence! A new age of internet-saavy “stormin’ Mormons” has officially launched! :) August 19, 2014 will be remembered as a notable tipping point in Latter-day Saint history, and potentially world history, thanks to apostle David A. Bednar’s landmark message at BYU Education Week. During his speech, Elder Bednar made an impassioned plea to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints …
Hey, Y’all! Enjoy this new original music video by a group of talented Mormon missionaries serving in the Tennessee Nashville Mission!
I’ve escaped to the mountains for a few days of rest and relaxation. There’s nothing like sitting by a mountain lake, breathing in pine scented air, communing with nature and watching some wildlife to soothe the weary soul. Our family started vacationing in Big Sky Montana twenty years ago. We’ve watched it transform from a sleepy little mountain …
Janice Kapp Perry is to Mormon music what John Williams is to movies. Inseparable…Magical…Genius…Priceless. I could go on. She’s provided an epic and sweeping ‘soundtrack’ for the Latter-day Saint movement over the past five decades
“Dear LDS Senior couples – where are you?! We Need You!!” That is the desperate cry coming from hundreds of mission fields around the world. But, for some reason the plea is not getting heard & answered! In fact, it’s reached crises proportion. And, now it’s personal.
In a brilliant play of poetic irony, Hollywood dealt their hand and now it’s God’s turn.
C.S. Lewis was not a Mormon. But, Mormons love C.S. Lewis! In this post, I share my “6 Reasons” why, and be sure to watch the really cool documentary about his life!
Two Mormon missionaries recently became ‘recording artists’ to share their love of God and music.
Wednesday February 13, 2013 – Journal Entry – I am officially a Missionary Mom!
MONDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2013 – Journal Entry: We only have about 42 hours before daughter A enters the Missionary Training Center in preparation for her full-time missionary service and we won’t see her again for 18 months….but, who’s counting, right?
It’s been all-things-Tennessee at our house since our daughter “Sister A” opened her mission call four days ago and announced her assignment to the Tennessee Nashville Mission! … This special mission needs YOUR love & prayers right now!
Yesterday [on lucky 12/12/12] a very long awaited and highly anticipated Mormon Mission “white packet” arrived in our mailbox for Daughter A
Brace yourselves, world! Mormonism is getting a stunning and irresistible new “face-lift”! There’s a whole new “Mormon Moment” sweeping the globe.
At sunrise on Thursday January 12, 2012, a traditional golden Angel Moroni statue was placed atop the new Latter-day Saint temple being built in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Despite being a very cold morning, many locals came out to watch the event. The video shared here, created by jamietaki, makes a special keepsake!
On Christmas Eve this year our family participated in a different kind of “Church Service”. Apparently, a few months back Mr. MoSop signed us all up for the weekly wardhouse cleaning detail. He felt it would be “a great chance for us to give a gift to Jesus on Christmas”. This blog post gives the lowdown on our non-traditional Christmas “gift-giving” experience – with a few “tips” thrown in for future participants.
Pondering the most “unforgettable” talk from the Sept. 24 2011 General Relief Society Conference: A modern parable for all women centered on the tiny blue forget-me-not flower! (post includes a cute handout, and a video)
It was a hectic morning and I was late to work. Again! Only yesterday I had taken my youngest child to register for her Senior Year of High School. [yes, I feel old] Her course schedule had experienced a computer glitch which showed three periods of “Algebra 2″ in one semester [one is definitely enough], which required that we …
This summer marks the 90th Anniversary of the Brighton LDS Girls Camp, located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, east of Salt Lake City, Utah. Brighton Camp began in the summer of 1921, and has the distinction of being the first and oldest continually running Latter-day Saint Girls camp in church history. It has welcomed girls ages 12-14 uninterrupted each and …
Reflections on LDS General Conference, and how Elder Quentin L. Cook got me to clean out my purse.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is embarking on an ambitious, if slightly daunting, film project. The goal? To reinact every story told in the New Testament.
That’s a lot of stories! And, it requires a lot of people. Which means, whether you are a professional actor, or a novice, you have the potential to become a part of movie-making history.
“…Much of the confusion we experience in this life comes from simply not understanding who we are.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
The 180th General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints concluded yesterday. And, WOW! What a Conference it was! . . . Here are some of my thoughts and impressions.
Conference Countdown Tip #4: Ponder The Significance …
Watch a video of an apostle explaining the significance of General Conference, and the glorious message of each event.
It’s time for “Conference Countdown”! Each April and October Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City becomes the quintessential “Mormon Mecca”. Anticipation is heightening, and many preperations have been underway to make this Conference just as beautiful and spiritually edifying as ever…
This post includes two highlight videos.
There’s an old saying: “What a difference a day makes“. In the grand scheme of things, a “day” might be 24 hours, or perhaps a week, a month, a decade, a generation, or even an eon. Biblically speaking, who is to say how long a “day” needs to last for God’s six creative steps, recorded in the first chapter …
Enjoy a music video of a new song written by Sally Deford, and sung by Welsh baritone James Loynes for the 2010 LDS Youth Theme!
Each year the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in conjunction with Brigham Young University, offers a week-long summer program for teens ages 14-18 called “Especially For Youth” (“EFY” for short). The first EFY program was held in 1976 in Provo, Utah.