VIDEO: Jenny Oaks Baker adds her music to religious freedom discussion

Jenny Oaks Baker is using the power of music to defend religious freedom in her newest music video, “Yesterday.” “I have become very concerned recently as I have seen so many attacks on religious liberty in this nation,” Baker wrote on YouTube. “I wanted to pay tribute to religion and show in a video how worshiping […]

Mormons in Manhattan

It’s the city that never sleeps. The economic and cultural capital of America. The top tourist destination in the country. And it’s full of Mormons. But New York City wasn’t always that way. In 1837, Parley P. Pratt spent six months preaching there with little result. He reflected, “Of all the places in which the […]

LDS women defend motherhood in standing-room only UN event

United Families International hosted a Monday night event titled “Women & Girls: Across the Generations” to a standing-room only crowd in the Church Center of the United Nations (CCUN). “We’ve never had this kind of turnout,” says event organizer Kelli Franzen-Houghton of UFI. “In all the years we’ve been hosting our parallel events, it has never […]

Hale Center Theater brings Brooklyn life to Orem

If you want to get a feel for life in New York City, you don’t have to go too far. “In the Heights,” a musical directed by Chris Clark, is now on stage at Hale Center Theater in Orem for the first time in Utah County. “In the Heights” spans three days of community life […]