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Returned Missionary Writes Thrilling Novel to Honor His Tongan Parents

While serving as a young missionary in the Australia Sydney South Mission in 1998, Sean Kikkert felt prompted to learn Tongan. Because of this prompting and subsequent preparation, Sean wasn’t surprised his mission president called him six months later to serve in the mission’s Tongan program. Although he didn’t realize it at the time, Sean’s friendships and experiences serving the …

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BYUtv Presents “The Chosen” in Broadcast World Premiere

BYUtv Presents The Chosen in Broadcast World Premiere

BYUtv, a family entertainment network available over cable, satellite, and free streaming, today announced it has acquired the broadcast and video on-demand rights to seasons one and two of “The Chosen,” the largest crowdfunded television production of all time and first multi-season series about the life of Jesus Christ. “The Chosen” will receive its broadcast world premiere on BYUtv beginning …

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Special Book of Mormon Video Released, Celebrates Restoration

Special Book of Mormon Video Released, Celebrates Restoration

A special episode of the Book of Mormon Videos series has been published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first appearance of God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ, to Joseph Smith, prophet and first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The new video portrays the prophet Moroni in the ancient Americas as he struggles to protect and add …

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Tabernacle Choir Releases Epic “Duel of the Fates” Star Wars Video

Tabernacle Choir Releases Epic Duel of the Fates Star Wars Video

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square released a new video Thursday highlighting their performance of “Duel of the Fates.” The song was originally written by legendary composer John Williams for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. The music video was directed by Devin Graham.  You can get this song on the Tabernacle Choir’s latest CD here. Legendary film composer …

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New Video “The Miracle of Hope” Features Elder Holland

New Video "The Miracle of Hope" Features Elder Holland

A new video from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints highlights Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s April 2020 General Conference address, “A Perfect Brightness of Hope.” The video description reads: Through trials, turmoil, and even when facing the most insurmountable odds, our spiritual longings can help us discover the miracle of hope that is found through the perfect brightness …

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The Tabernacle Choir Cancels 2020 Christmas Concert

The Tabernacle Choir Cancels 2020 Christmas Concert

The Tabernacle Choir announced today, August 21, 2020, that it is canceling its annual Christmas concert featuring the Choir, the Orchestra at Temple Square and the Bells at Temple Square. The cancellation is consistent with earlier direction provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to postpone large public gatherings in areas challenged by COVID-19. Also canceled is the fall …

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Gospel Principles From “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

The popular streaming service Netflix recently added a personal favorite children’s cartoon “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and the timing of this wonderful show could not be more pertinent. With so much confusion and a lot of discouragement in the world currently, many young adults have quickly gravitated to re-watching an old cartoon from simpler times. “Avatar: The Last Airbender” follows …

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“The Chosen” Series to Film at Church’s Jerusalem Set in Utah

The Chosen Series to Film at Church's Jerusalem Set in Utah

Nearly a decade ago, an unprecedented recreation of ancient Jersusalem locations from the Bible neared completion in Goshen, Utah. It was built by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints primarily to film the now lauded Life of Jesus Christ Bible Video series, which resulted in over 90 short film vignettes depicting the life of Jesus Christ as found …

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Church Releases New Video “Temples Through Time”

In a new video produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, scholars, ministers, people of various faiths, and members of the Church share their thoughts about the temples of old and present-day temples and how both connect people with heaven.   Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and …

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Inspiring Salt Lake Temple Site Tour from Youth General Presidencies

Inspiring Salt Lake Temple Site Tour from Youth General Presidencies

As part of the first-ever youth music festival for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Young Women and Young Men General Presidencies toured the Salt Lake Temple construction site and recorded a special video offering inspiring messages connected to the temple and its history. The video offers unique footage from the construction site as well as an …

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