Jason F. Wright

April 24, 2020 07:35 PM MDT
Why do I love this photo?
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December 07, 2019 09:27 AM MST
The following story is being shared in celebration of the release of the new Christmas Jars movie. It was originally published in 2015.
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September 26, 2019 03:18 PM MDT
Call it a modern-day miracle. Thirteen years after signing the development deal, production of my best-selling novel Christmas Jars is finally coming to theaters on November 4th and coming to BYUtv throughout the holiday season.
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September 05, 2019 02:00 PM MDT
In 2015, I wrote about Logan Groll of Winchester, Virginia, who came home from his mission early—twice.
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August 22, 2019 12:18 PM MDT
My oldest son got his learners’ permit last week.
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July 30, 2019 07:09 PM MDT
I adore the 2019 Mutual theme, and I’ve enjoyed studying, pondering, cross-referencing, and speaking about it to youth groups. It’s inspired, potent, and I believe it sits on the slab of the gospel foundation.
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July 25, 2019 03:24 PM MDT
Recently my youngest child, Koleson, was given some simple yard work responsibilities. (You're welcome, kiddo!)
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July 05, 2019 12:12 PM MDT
Recently I was visiting another church for a meeting when I noticed tiny handprints on the glass doors. I had time to spare and my first thought was to grab a rag and some Windex and wipe them off.
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April 25, 2019 01:40 PM MDT
He just stood there. Watching. Waving. Waiting.
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April 04, 2019 03:58 PM MDT
Brenda Walker, a caregiver in Danville, Virginia, had survived another exhausting day at work. Like most of us at the end of another long slog, Walker had just one thought: Walk in the front door and collapse.
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March 21, 2019 05:18 PM MDT
If you’ve met one missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints you’ve met them all, right?
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February 28, 2019 01:33 PM MST
It’s your classic tale as old as time.
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February 07, 2019 08:55 PM MST
McKenna Grover desperately wants to thank a good Samaritan from her past—if only she knew where to find him.
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January 10, 2019 02:18 PM MST
“Dad, can I be ordained a deacon right after midnight?” my 11-year-old, Koleson, asked me from the backseat.
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January 02, 2019 01:40 PM MST
I’ve often been accused of burying the lede for the sake of sugar-coated storytelling and creativity. Maybe I can get it right — at least once.
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December 29, 2018 03:04 PM MST
A seventh-grade student sat at his desk fearing the absolute worst. It was Friday, June 8, 1984. It was also the last day of school before summer vacation.
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December 24, 2018 07:17 PM MST
Editor's note: This article originally ran in December 2016. The young man mentioned in this article passed away this year. We are sharing this story again in his memory.
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December 20, 2018 06:56 PM MST
Kensley Dalton has always wanted to #lighttheworld. This Christmas season, the eighth-grader and Beehive president hopes families in Shenandoah County, Virginia, will join her.
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December 14, 2018 02:36 PM MST
I serve as a bishop in Woodstock, Virginia, and working with youth is easily the highlight of the calling. What could be better than linking arms with the future of the Church?
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December 04, 2018 01:50 PM MST
Look closely at this photo I took this morning.
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December 01, 2018 03:42 PM MST
It’s not a movie plot, though it sure sounds like one. During World War II, John “Clele” Fletcher was told he’d never pass the physical and fulfill his deep desire to join the fight. Still, that didn’t stop him from trying.
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November 17, 2018 02:05 PM MST
The following story was originally published on Jason F. Wright's blog in 2015and has been republished with permission.
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November 12, 2018 04:03 PM MST
Recently I visited with a friend who hasn’t stepped inside a chapel in years. This genuinely good guy believes that even casual church attendance should be based upon some basic level of obedience.
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November 05, 2018 03:36 PM MST
Here are just a few of the things I enjoyed as a child more than riding the bus.
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