The youngest billionaire in the world, Facebook CEO and co-creator Mark Zuckerberg, 25, met with Utah (R) Sen. Orrin Hatch in Washington D.C., to discuss how the social networking site can help the economy grow. “We were happy to host Mark Zuckerberg here. He developed Facebook in his third year at Harvard and it has [...]

We call upon you in the arts, you my precious brothers and sisters, to expand your vision of what can be done. If we're going to fill the world with goodness and truth then we must have artists who are worthy to receive inspiration so they can bless the lives of our Heavenly Father and [...]

If you like the Church’s Scriptures site (, you’re going to love the upgraded site that is now in beta testing. Visit it at via Meridian Magazine – New LDS Scriptures Site.

Yester-decade, when the phone rang, everybody in the house heard it. If the requested individual wasn't home (determined by one or two ear-piercingly loud yells of the person's name), a message was scribbled on a notebook that sat beside every phone, a once-stationary fixture. Or, if no one was home, a message about upcoming youth [...]

Dealing with change is a popular topic in business. It’s the subject of many business books. Change in the business world parallels change in the gospel in many ways. The gospel of Jesus Christ is about repentance, the ultimate in personal change. Change in the business world focuses on how we as individuals and organizations [...]

Like Batman's utility belt, cell phones are loaded with fancy features. This is especially true for Latter-day Saints, who can now download the scriptures, lesson manuals, hymns and other Mormon curriculum into a pocket-size device, lightening the Sunday load and freeing hands for holding more children. via How to be a cell-phone sensitive Saint | [...]

Jensen admits he doesnt use the ward or stake website very often, and information tends to become outdated, but he does use to access lesson manuals in preparation for his weekly lessons. via Worldwide access to the ward website | Mormon Times.

Once upon a time, my wife and I watched a TV movie on a basic cable channel — the TV-edited version of a movie that was originally rated R in theaters. It was okay, but the interesting part was what we didn’t see. via CleanFlix and Clean Flicks: A Look At Edited Movies | LDS [...]

"We have an awesome responsibility ahead of us," Witcher said. "In so many ways, we have history in our hands. What are we going to do with it? If we wait, if we relegate for someone else to take care of, we are endangering that history — that history may be lost." via The coming [...]

Today, independent artists are in the best position ever to become successful. The tools for distribution and promotion are at their fingertips. The biggest challenge now is standing out from the crowd. This area is where the counsel to be new and fresh from presenters at the workshop is valid and important. via Recent Mormon [...]

WINTER QUARTERS, Neb. — Only one permanent grave marker remains in the section of the Mormon Pioneer Cemetery where many of the Saints who died in Winter Quarters were buried. It's a simple marker with "Amy P." for Amy Sumner Porter, whose twin boys were also buried in the cemetery. Sandstone and wooden markers simply [...]

As a pioneer in local Internet radio, it would have been fitting for YourLDSRadio to have received its 1 millionth stream on Pioneer Day. But the station broadcasting at reached that landmark number nine days earlier, on July 15. “Its success surprised even us,” said co-creator Gaylen Rust. “We anticipated not much of a [...]

If you like the Church’s Scriptures site (, you’re going to love the upgraded site that is now in beta testing. Visit it at Exciting new features include personalized study tools that let you take notes, highlight/underline verses, tag verses, and save them to a folder. You can also Share your favorite verses with friends. [...]

If you live on the Wasatch Front, you still can tune in to a radio station that programs classical music and produces broadcasts of local performing groups, introduced by passionate, knowledgeable hosts. Nationally, that’s becoming increasingly rare. via Light 50 candles for KBYU | The Salt Lake Tribune.

BYU Church History professor John Livingstone had long had a vision of sharing the history and sites of the Restoration with people everywhere on the globe, and when videographer John Starrs moved into his ward it seemed that both the right people and the right technologies were coming together to make it happen. via BYU [...]

John Livingstone and John Starrs, two of the producers of BYU Virtual Tours, were guests this week of Steven Kapp Perry on "The Cricket and Seagull Fireside Chat." Have a listen as they explain the origins and challenges of the project, tell of the prestigious award their creation recently won, and, most importantly, talk about [...]

For a dozen Mormon missionaries in upstate New York, the iconic tasks of "tracting" and knocking on doors are things of the past. Instead, they're spreading the good word in high-tech fashion, posting on sites such as Blogger, WordPress and Facebook. The images of missionaries traveling two-by-two, knocking on doors and offering tracts — or [...]

Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are known the world over for knocking on people’s doors to share the gospel. Now people interested in the faith can figuratively knock on Mormons’ doors on the Internet to better understand their beliefs. via New Brings Mormons to the Forefront – LDS Newsroom.

B.U.M.P. Limited is pleased to announce that Starrs Universal has won a first-place 2010 Silver Telly Award for its media production of "The Mormon Tabernacle" for Hallowed Ground Sacred Journeys, part of the BYU Virtual Tours series. Hallowed Ground Sacred Journeys is a co-production of Brigham Young University Religious Education and Starrs Universal. John Starrs, [...]

We call upon you in the arts, you my precious brothers and sisters, to expand your vision of what can be done. If we're going to fill the world with goodness and truth then we must have artists who are worthy to receive inspiration so they can bless the lives of our Heavenly Father and [...]

We need to have an organization of skilled and talented people worldwide who know how to use the media. We have to move toward the time when we have a core of people in communications. In fact, I look forward to the day when we have a thousand highly skilled people in the Church in [...]

The Church is on TV. It has its own YouTube channel and Facebook page. It’s been printing magazines and books for decades. And since May 2009, the Church created a presence on the radio, broadcasting familiar voices, as well as new ones, on frequencies across the country and the world. via LDS Living.

In the span of nearly 80 years, I’ve seen many changes. When I began my mission in England in 1948, the most common way for people to get news was through newspapers and radio. How different the world is today. For many of you, if you read newspapers, the chances are you read them on [...]

Congress must ensure that obscenity laws are enforced so that children are not exposed to pornography on the Internet, researchers and advocates of Internet safety said Tuesday. Speaking at a briefing at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, researchers said because obscenity laws have not been upheld or enforced, illegal adult pornography has flooded and polluted [...]

Audio technology has been reinvented several times since members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir huddled around two 5-by-2-foot acoustic horns to make their first recording on Sept. 1, 1910. But what strikes music director Mack Wilberg is how much the essence of the choir has remained the same. via Mormon Tabernacle Choir: The record of [...]

"SPOKEN WORD" IN RADIO HALL OF FAME? — "Music and the Spoken Word," the worlds longest-running continuous network broadcast, as well as the longest-running radio broadcast in America, has been nominated by the for a spot in the National Radio Hall of Fame in the "National Pioneer" category. via Music and the Spoken Word a [...]

Brigham Young University-Idaho has unveiled a new online radio station, bringing the university to a worldwide audience through podcasts and a live stream. BYU-Idaho Radio is hosted solely online at, giving people around the world an opportunity to feel and understand the “BYU-Idaho experience.” “This new radio station has been established to reflect the [...]

For the first time in history, a prophet of God was about to make an audio recording of his testimony. It was Friday, March 12, 1897, only 20 years since Thomas Edison had invented the first phonograph. President Wilford Woodruff of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had just turned 90 years old. [...]

Hallowed Ground Sacred Journeys is a multimedia platform featuring Religious Educators from BYU. It consists of a website,, a hardcover book, “Salt Lake City, Ensign to the Nations,” a Salt Lake City church history tour guide and a DVD-ROM that includes the virtual tours also found on the website. The educators teach about various [...]

Hallowed Ground, Sacred Journeys (found at BYU Virtual Tours with an interactive site here) is a wonderful resource for learning more about both well-known and more obscure historical sites that have a place in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Each post contains professional documentary video clips that give you [...]

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