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Movie Review: The Cokeville Miracle Transforms Terrifying Hostage Situation Into a Witness of God’s Love

The Cokeville Miracle

The Cokeville Miracle, the latest offering from beloved LDS filmmaker T.C. Christensen, is achingly real, but will leave the viewer feeling empowered and hopeful. Depicting the 1986 Cokeville Elementary School hostage crisis, the film shows the madness that occurred when a man and his wife detonated a bomb inside a room holding every teacher and student in the school, and …

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14th LDS Film Festival To Host Record Number of Films

14th LDS Film Festival 2015

Envision. Create. Illuminate. This is the motto for the LDS Film Festival, which began in 2001 to give LDS filmmakers a place to showcase their work. Now celebrating its fourteenth year, the festival is gearing up to screen a record number of feature films and host numerous panels. The festival will open on March 4, 2015 with a special viewing …

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Building the Kingdom One 3D Block at a Time

LDS Minecraft

With more than 54 million users, Minecraft focuses on allowing players to explore, interact with, and modify a dynamically generated map made of one-cubic-meter-sized blocks. How does a game with graphics worse than your Sega Genesis become one of the most popular video game in history? Well, the game is easy to learn and places no limits to creativity. “Its …

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Producers Have Acquired TV & Film Rights for ‘Settlers of Catan’

settlers of catan movie and tv

Producer Gail Katz (The Perfect Storm, Air Force One) has acquired the film and TV rights to the bestselling multiplayer strategy game The Settlers of Catan.  The game, created by Klaus Teuber, has sold over 22M board versions worldwide in 30 languages and 50 countries. It also counts downloads in excess of 1.6B. The Settlers of Catan revolves around players creating a dominant …

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10 Most Emotional Mormon Messages

10 Most Emotional Mormon Messages

The first Mormon Message, a tribute to Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin, was uploaded to YouTube on December 2, 2008.  Since that time, the Church has produced hundreds of videos ranging from humorous to practical to touching. However, it’s the deeply personal stories that stayed with us the most. Below you’ll find the ten most emotional Mormon Messages we could find to …

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Utah Cartoonist Creates LDS Missionary Comics for Late Son

Utah man creates LDS missionary cartoon strip for late son

Local cartoonist Bill Fortune recently launched a website featuring his original cartoon strip about LDS missionaries. Fortune began drawing the cartoons in 1988 when his late son Doug was serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tampa, Florida. “He would write home about his experiences,” Fortune said. “So I developed a cartoon, and I …

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Exclusive Look at David Archuleta, Studio C Live at RootsTech

Exclusive Clip from David Archuleta

RootsTech 2015, the largest family history and genealogy conference in the world, was a spectacular three-day event that hosted a star-studded line-up. No where was this more evident than RootsTech’s closing ceremony, which featured David Archuleta, Studio C, and surprise performances from Elder Quentin L. Cook’s grandchildren and the One Voice Children’s Choir. We’ve got a special seek peak inside …

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Rexburg Teen Gives Valentine to Every Girl at School

Rexburg Teen Gives Valentine's To Every Girl in School

Have you heard about this amazing gesture from a teen in Idaho, originally posted by East Idaho News? A Rexburg teen may have just set a new standard for Valentine’s Day. Madison Junior High student Keegan Wolfe said he didn’t want any girl in his school to not have a valentine, so the 14 year old gave a valentine baloon to …

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