Three movie interns have a little advice for you as you choose your future career. Some people want to be famous movie stars—on the big screen, in front of all the lights, cameras, and action. But others prefer to be behind it all instead. Consider Cammon Randle, Chantelle Squires, and Jimmy Anderson. These three are [...]


During tonight’s episode of GBTV, Glenn Beck mentioned an touching video of Restoring Love performer Alex Boye singing the National Anthem earlier this year after becoming a U.S. citizen. It’s truly incredible. We’ve included it below: via Alex Boye National Anthem Video | Video | TheBlaze.com.


Since the show's debut, Clark has tackled topics with housemates about her religion, including her stance on Proposition 8 and gay marriage. Being the Mormon poster girl on such topics has made her unpopular with some, but Clark has a strong following that's left her as one of the contestants still standing. via Can the [...]


When the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, was first created in 1963, attendance was so low some days that the employees would go out to the road to recruit people to come watch them perform. "It is because of the faith of these people that the center is still around today," said Ray Magalei, [...]


“It’s cool to be Mormon. Being a Mormon sets you apart,” Heyborne said. “Knowing that Heavenly Father loves me makes a huge difference. You don’t feel alone. Knowing he cares about me, that he will put me in the right places and will protect me, that he wants me to succeed, knowing those things makes [...]


When Bloomberg Businessweek used a sketch of an angel appearing to Joseph Smith as the cover for its July 16 issue about the LDS Church finances, it inadvertently chose an image tied to the sacrifices and faith of a Mormon pioneer artist. C.C.A. Christensen was born in Copenhagen in 1831, a year after Joseph Smith [...]


Mormon missionaries are now using Facebook to try to convert new members – and have taken part in more than 1 million online chats in the last year alone. via Mormons turn to Facebook evangelism – Telegraph.


"It becometh every man who hath been warned to warn his neighbor," the Lord said to his young church in December 1832 (see Doctrine and Covenants 88:81). And that command has been reiterated by every prophet of the Restoration. Is our missionary obligation discharged by full-time missionary service? Plainly not. When President David O. McKay [...]


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is no stranger to controversy surrounding his The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints membership. Both in the 2008 and 2012 electoral cycles, he has fielded numerous anecdotal attacks — anti-Mormon incursions that have continued despite DNC chair and congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s (D-Fla.) pledge that the contender’s faith will be off-limits during [...]


Individual Mormons are encouraged to participate in public life, including running for office and supporting candidates, but the church officially stays out of electoral politics. It won't allow its property to be used for polling, unlike many other churches, and has been careful not to run the "I am a Mormon" ads in early primary [...]


I am writing this article for my children. They are big Alex Boye’ fans. They got that from their old man. When I first heard him sing, I just popped. He was at Brigham Young University at a Mormon Arts Festival. We talked for hours, and I told him then and there he had a [...]


"I've made a covenant with God that I would devote everything I have to building his kingdom here on earth, and the magazine seems like a good way to help do that," Crowder said of the publication that shines the spotlight on Latter-day Saint artists and their talents. via Magazine provides Mormon Artists with sense [...]


Before Joseph Smith published the Book of Mormon in 1830, he was already drawing media attention. via Mormon Media Observer: A milestone for Mormons and the media | Mormon Times.


A practising Mormon, 25-year-old Brandon Flowers is married to a primary school teacher and desperate to start a family. He’s also the live-wire showman who fronts one of the hottest bands in the world. It’s not an easy balancing act. Craig McLean talks to the Killers’ singer about resisting temptation via Songs of Praise: Young [...]


A generation ago PG films like Ghostbusters, Back to the Future and Top Gun dominated at the box office, but more than half of what Hollywood serves up these days is rated R. That’s what got BYU economics students Jared Shores and Craig Palsson interested in whether a movie’s rating affects its revenue. The students [...]


Washington • The author of a new book on muckraker Jack Anderson says Utah billionaire Jon Huntsman Sr. was a secret source for the journalist in uncovering corruption during the Watergate controversy — an allegation denied by Huntsman. via Author: Jon Huntsman Sr. was Watergate source | The Salt Lake Tribune.


Vern Swanson- "We do send a few edgy pieces up, but mostly we want to create peace and serenity for the temple," he says. "We are looking for something that can add to the quality of the experience. The temple is not a place for confrontation. "Besides, those who make the decisions have a tendency [...]


Autumn provides cooler temperatures for an absorbing walking tour through historic St. George, Utah. Nearly 30 vintage structures from the city's pioneer era still stand within several blocks of old downtown. It includes early homes, businesses and public buildings. Pick up a printed guide for the stroll through history at the chamber of commerce office, [...]


I Live my faith one day at a time, and i wear it on my sleeve. I am an open book and filter my whole life through the things i believe. If it is good, and uplifting, i will do it, if it is destructive and brings me down or people around me, then i [...]


That might be the best way to describe a new collection of stories entitled, “A Sense of Order and Other Stories,” by Jack Harrell, a faculty member of the English department at Brigham Young University-Idaho. via Local author taps into the Mormon experience – Rexburg Standard Journal: Upper Valley Religion.


Brandon Flowers might be the last honest man in Las Vegas, a land of the lost that has shaped both his glamtastic showmanship and his religious convictions. The Killers' frontman is a guy-linered Mormon with a growing family, a party star with a fierce moral streak. He fears and adores his sinful hometown, and this [...]


A cute, smiling, 20-something woman, riding the waves, gushes of her love of life and surfing … A black man, an entertainer and musician, raves about fatherhood and family … A scruffy skateboarder pontificates on the power and value of individuality … These soliloquies are presented in 30-second TV ads, the taglines of which all [...]


A couple of weeks ago Jonathan Langford posted his vision of an online Mormon Lit bookstore—something I’m also quite interested in. I very much believe in that vision, and if I had the resources and connections necessary, I’d start the bookstore he describes as soon as possible. I think such a bookstore could be successful, [...]


“We are looking for anyone who could be made to look as if they’ve stepped out of the pages of the New Testament,” said Hillary Straga, casting coordinator. via Wanted: Greeks, Romans and Egyptians | Universe.byu.edu.


Noise seems to be a constant part of modern life. Everywhere we go, for much of the day, we hear clatter and clamor, jangle and din. Though there are times when we long for peace and quiet, for many noise has become a habit. Perhaps we enter an empty room and turn on the radio [...]


It all started when Chris Heimerdinger was serving as a full-time missionary in the 1980s. He had a dream about kids traveling back in time to meet their heroes in the Book of Mormon. via 'Tennis Shoes' adventure series continues | Mormon Times.


John Yves Bizimana may have been one of thousands who graduated from BYU this year, but his story of survival through genocide in Rwanda, through refugee camps and orphanages in Zaire and Zimbabwe, adoption to Belgium, and finally fulfilling his dream of going to the U.S., is unquestionably unique. via Cricket & Seagull: 'Escape From [...]


For those of you who haven’t heard, the church is holding an international video contest in order to “give more members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints an opportunity to strengthen their testimonies as they share their talents with worldwide members and to “join the conversation” in sharing the gospel with the [...]


The battle we are engaged in is now an all-out war. This is a war we must all fight. We must fight it as Captain Moroni wrote on the Title of Liberty: "In memory of our God, our religion, and freedom, and our peace, our wives, and our children." And win we must. via LDS [...]


Celestial bodies will be filled with light, brighter than the sun. Celestial bodies will, of course, have arms, feet, legs, torsos and heads and will be capable of dancing. What consummate performances we will applaud as bodies overflowing with light perfectly express the thoughts and emotions of their dancing spirits. via Meridian Magazine – Ballroom [...]

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