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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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16 Year Old LDS Musician Pays Tribute to Patsy Cline

Sarah Beth Virginia

LDS emerging country artist Sarah Beth recently released her official music video for her original song “Virginia”. The video is based on Sarah Beth’s roots as she pays homage to country trailblazer Patsy Cline. Sarah and Patsy are both from beautiful and historic Winchester Virginia, which is why Sarah wanted to dedicate “Virginia” to her memory. Through the song, Sarah …

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5 Great LDS Love Stories

5 Great LDS Love Stories

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, we’ve found some of the most heartwarming stories from LDS couples exemplifying marriage, love, and fidelity. Sarah Franks and George Padley Sarah Franks and George Padley were sweethearts living in London when they made the decision to emigrate to the United States with the hopes of traveling to Salt Lake City. Though engaged, and though …

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22 Animated GIFs That Prove Mormons Are Awesome

We have all seen our fair share of animated GIFs on the internet. Each one making us turn our head sideways, cringe in pain, or laugh our little hearts out. We created 22 LDS animated GIFs that will make you do just that and more. Have you ever seen a GIF of President Monson wiggling his ears? How about Mormon …

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