Jamie Armstrong

September 28, 2019 09:30 AM MDT
From film to television to music, Latter-Day Saints have left an indelible mark on Hollywood, starring alongside legendary performers in the process. Here are the lucky few whose careers have been immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California.
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July 15, 2019 08:52 AM MDT
This article was published in the July/August 2009 issue of LDS Living in honor the the 80th anniversary of Music and the Spoken Word. We are publishing it again to celebrate the program's 90th anniversary and have updated the article to include current information.
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June 22, 2019 09:19 AM MDT
The following article was originally shared on LDS Living in January 2016.
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June 13, 2019 10:00 PM MDT
Tan France, fashion expert for the wildly popular Netflix series Queer Eye, spoke to a sold-out audience in Salt Lake City on June 12. The purpose of the event was to discuss his New York Times best-selling memoir, Naturally Tan, but he also took the opportunity to encourage love and tolerance between the religious and LGBTQ communities.
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May 04, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
In a world where comedy often feels like a mashup of crude jokes and curse words, there are still some stand-up comedians who are stand-up acts! Check out these comedians who are beloved by Latter-day Saints for their clean humor.
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May 01, 2019 05:00 PM MDT
From the Osmond family's relationship with Elvis Presley to Justin Osmond's experience as a deaf person, father and son Merrill and Justin Osmond are sharing some of their greatest life lessons through their new video podcast, Sound Advice.
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February 17, 2019 10:19 PM MST
From Joseph Smith to Mitt Romney, Latter-day Saints have had a long history with presidential races. But did you know there have been eight Latter-day Saints who have made a bid to be the leader of their country? Read on to learn more about these fascinating Church members!
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February 08, 2019 10:00 PM MST
Recently, Reddit user naturalenergybyproxy asked, "What is the nicest thing a stranger has done for you?" and nearly 9,000 people responded with inspiring tales of kindness. We decided to ask the same question, and Latter-day Saints had plenty of uplifting experiences to share. Here are some of our favorite responses out of the nearly 200 we received.
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December 31, 2018 09:27 PM MST
Beloved singer and youngest sibling of The Osmonds, Jimmy Osmond, age 55, suffered a stroke on Thursday while performing as Captain Hook in a central England production, according to his spokesperson.
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December 27, 2018 10:15 PM MST
From understanding what "black" and "curse" actually mean in the scriptures to sharing insights from an inactive gay member of the Church to learning about the miracles that led to finding Annie Schmidt's body two years ago, there have been a lot of amazing stories shared by LDS Living this year. Check out the top 10!
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December 23, 2018 10:07 PM MST
As we celebrate Christmas, these inspiring quotes from the prophets will deepen our love and appreciation for the Savior, making the reason for the season that much sweeter.
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November 16, 2018 10:15 PM MST
November 18, 2018, was Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday! Check out this little-known story about how the iconic mouse was influenced by a Latter-day Saint.
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October 29, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
While sifting through different movie options listed on Amazon Prime, most people don’t realize that there are many hidden treasures that usually will not pop up. Here is a list of 15 movies that you can currently watch for free on Amazon Prime that are perfect for Latter-day Saints.
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October 23, 2018 01:15 PM MDT
Editor's note: This article originally ran on LDSLiving.com in 2018.
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October 18, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article addresses the atrocity of child sex slavery—one of the fastest growing and most lucrative criminal industries in the world today. While we have made every effort to avoid graphic language, this article might be disturbing for some readers. In 2014, on a balmy February afternoon in the poverty-stricken country of Haiti, Timothy Ballard was thrown to the ground and handcuffed by local law enforcement. Lifting his head from the asphalt, he watched as the woman who just sold him two young children—a brother and sister ages 2 and 3—for $15,000 apiece was hauled away by police.
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August 11, 2018 09:15 AM MDT
A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh stories have the power to charm children and adults alike. The antics of the “bear of very little brain” and other delightful animals in Hundred Acre Wood are sprinkled with words of wisdom and valuable life lessons. But did you know that Mormons have played a big role in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh productions over the past few decades? Here are five fascinating connections.
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July 12, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
A family tragedy would lead this LDS housewife down an unexpected path—one that would bring hope and healing to thousands of people half a world away.
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July 10, 2018 09:15 AM MDT
Some Church members are sticklers when it comes to addressing people as "Brother" or "Sister." Others prefer a more casual approach and even like it when the youth call them by their first names. So, where do you fit on the formality scale?
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June 16, 2018 09:39 AM MDT
We’ve all seen them—the sitcoms and movies, even television commercials that portray fathers as inept creatures bumbling through family life. In a culture where dads are often portrayed as the dunces of the family, researchers are only beginning to scratch the surface of just how important their role in the family truly is.
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June 04, 2018 08:05 AM MDT
Everyone wants to be happy—and for good reason. Happy people earn more money and are more likely to get married and stay married. They also attract more friends, are more productive at work, and even outlive their gloomier counterparts by about nine years.
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April 26, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
Wedding season is in full swing! And for LDS couples, one great way to keep wedding costs down is by having a reception in the church's cultural hall. Skeptical? Check out these amazing transformations we found on Pinterest!
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April 14, 2018 12:48 PM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson has left Jerusalem early due to U.S.-led military strikes in Syria.
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March 17, 2018 09:49 AM MDT
Sister Julie B. Beck was serving as first counselor in the Young Women general presidency when she was called as general president of the Relief Society in the spring of 2007, succeeding Sister Bonnie D. Parkin. Serving approximately six million women in 170 countries can seem like an insurmountable task, but Sister Beck found strength to continue the Relief Society’s legacy of love and service by studying its history and the lives of her predecessors and by relying on the Atonement. In a 2012 interview with LDS Living, Sister Beck shared some lessons she learned during her time as Relief Society general president. In celebration of the 176th anniversary of the Relief Society, we are sharing them again.
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March 02, 2018 10:38 PM MST
Talented Church members in Hollywood have left their mark on the silver screen, as well as behind the camera. Check out these Mormons who have won an Academy Award or been nominated for an Oscar.
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