Jason F. Wright

August 12, 2022 04:14 PM MDT
Projects like the 1950 US Census have less to do with data and more to do with people. When we gather, we do good.
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July 29, 2022 01:41 PM MDT
“It was a moment to add, not divide. It was a morning to count up all we have in common, not enumerate the differences. It was a time for building bridges.”
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April 01, 2022 09:19 AM MDT
Read about the heartwarming reasons why this son has been anxiously awaiting the release of the 1950 Census records.
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March 28, 2022 11:17 AM MDT
The 1950 Census data is about to be released. Here are some ways you can make the most of this valuable family history record.
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January 21, 2022 11:36 AM MST
Meet my new friend, Constantine. He’s yet another example of why snap judgments are so unfair.
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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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