LDS Church finishes filming second season of Book of Mormon videos

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has wrapped up filming on the second season of its Book of Mormon videos. While the first installment of the Book of Mormon videos — which was filmed last summer — tell the stories shared in 1 Nephi 1–18, the second season continues Lehi’s family’s story as […]

Man who plays Nephi in upcoming Book of Mormon videos receives mission call

Last summer, Jackson VanDerkwerken spent his summer across the country from his family in the desert of Goshen, Utah — not a typical summer for the then-17-year-old teenager — but when you’re cast as Nephi for the Book of Mormon videos, it’s necessary. And it turns out his role of Nephi and separation from his […]

The brothers who begin The Book of Mormon add meaning to new LDS video series

Jackson VanDerwerken isn’t having the average 17-year-old summer. He’s living more than 2,000 miles from his home and portraying a character he’s known since singing “I will go, I will do” as a child — the prophet Nephi. Similar to the Bible videos detailing the life of Jesus Christ, new videos produced by The Church […]