Mormon Creates Record-Breaking Word Search

Mormon Creates Record-Breaking Word Search

For someone who doesn’t like word search puzzles and is a bad speller, creating the Guinness World Record for the largest word search puzzle seemed unlikely for Mel Crow.  However, determined to do just that, graphic designer Crow set out and over 10 years of...
Mormons in Austenland

Mormons in Austenland

Romance is defined as “a feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love” by Google and “one’s deep and strong emotional desires to connect with another person intimately” by Wikipedia.  In other words, romance demands yearning for something not yet...
Trick Shot Titus

Trick Shot Titus

A catch phrase that is often used of young people who exhibit extraordinary talents and abilities is “And a little child shall lead them.” Albeit the phrase is taken out of its Biblical context, it is still perhaps fitting in some ways when describing youngsters such...
Father’s Day: Famous Mormon Dads

Father’s Day: Famous Mormon Dads

Fathers play an important role in our lives. They watch over us, guide us, teach us and protect us. In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—sometimes inadvertently called the Mormon Church— leaders have taught: By divine design, fathers are to preside over...
Eric Weddle

Eric Weddle

Eric Weddle wears many hats—husband, father, NFL safety for the San Diego Chargers, University of Utah alum and Mormon. He is also the subject of a book about his life titled “No Excuses, No Regrets: The Eric Weddle Story,” by Trent Toone. (This article is based on an...
Honoring Mormon Artist Arnold Friberg’s 100th Year

Honoring Mormon Artist Arnold Friberg’s 100th Year

According to a recent Deseret News article  titled ‘Ten Commandments’ exhibit to commorate Friberg’s 100th birthday by Tren Toone, artist Arnold Friberg is well-known for his 15 pre-visualization paintings used to promote the epic movie “The Ten...
Four Mormon Contestants in Finals on The Voice

Four Mormon Contestants in Finals on The Voice

Elimination from NBC’s “The Voice” isn’t the end of the road for Ryan Innes, Jon Peter Lewis, Ryan Hayes and Amy Whitcomb—all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sometimes inadvertently called the Mormon Church—it’s just the beginning,...
John Zamudio

John Zamudio

The three main questions of life are: Where did I come from?, Why am I here?, and Where am I going? Though many people take the time to ponder all three questions, the one that perhaps most people spend a considerable amount of time contemplating is the question,...
Mormon David Archuleta Releases New Album

Mormon David Archuleta Releases New Album

David James Archuleta (born 28 December 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor from Murray, Utah. At ten years old, he won the children’s division of the Utah Talent Competition which led to other television singing appearances. When he was twelve...
Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald from Buena Vista, California, is the son of George Ashford and Juanita McDonald. He has an older brother who played receiver at Illinois State University. Brian, himself, was a running back for the BYU Cougars from 2000 until 2001. He was recruited by...
Dennis Pitta

Dennis Pitta

Dennis Michael Pitta, born 29 June 1985 in Fresno, California to parents Dennis and Linda Pitta, is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, number 88, of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Ravens in the fourth round (114th...
Mormon Basketball Legend Krešimir Ćosić: A Leader Among Men

Mormon Basketball Legend Krešimir Ćosić: A Leader Among Men

Krešimir Ćosić, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born on 26 November 1948 in Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. He is the son of son of Ante and Darinka Ćosić. He was raised in Zadar, Yugoslavia, now...
Jabari Parker’s Mormon Connection at Duke University

Jabari Parker’s Mormon Connection at Duke University

Jabari Parker, the 17-year-old basketball sensation from Chicago verbally committed to play basketball for Duke University on Thursday, 20 December 2012, during a press conference that was held at the school he attends, Simeon Career Academy. He intends to be a...
Mitch Smith

Mitch Smith

Mitch Smith was was an all-conference basketball player for the University of Utah in the late 1980s prior to going to play in Europe for 10 years. According to Mitch, he should have never played basketball for the University of Utah, and the thought of becoming a...
Mormon Jon Huntsman’s Political Ascent

Mormon Jon Huntsman’s Political Ascent

Mormon Jon Huntsman Jr. dropped out of the 2012 presidential race fairly early, something he seemed to expect.  He had departed his post as U.S. Ambassador to China in order to run for the presidency, but he was only getting his feet wet, getting his name out to...
The Mormon Presence in Congress

The Mormon Presence in Congress

Mitt Romney, a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is perhaps one of the most renowned Mormon politicians. Although he lost the presidential election, the presence of Mormons in Congress is still rather substantial. When Congress...
David Archuleta Sings at Chile Christmas Celebration

David Archuleta Sings at Chile Christmas Celebration

It was a pleasant surprise to singer David Archuleta’s many fans to discover he sang at a 2012 Christmas celebration in Santiago, Chile. The popular pop star put aside his career for two years in order to serve a religious mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of...
Mormon Jabari Parker: Will He Serve a Mission?

Mormon Jabari Parker: Will He Serve a Mission?

Jabari Parker, a senior at Simeon High School in Chicago, is a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is considered one of the top basketball recruits in the nation, in fact, he is the No. 1 ranked senior, and he is currently considering...
Harry Reid

Harry Reid

By Roy Harry Mason Reid was born on December 2, 1939, in Searchlight, Nevada. He is one of the most well-known Mormon senators and is oft-quoted by many aspiring leaders and politicians because of his achievements. Harry Reid is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ...

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