Statement by President David O. McKay on the position of the Church on Communism, April 1966

Statement concerning the position of the Church on Communism, made by President David O. McKay at the general priesthood session of the 136th Annual Conference of the Church held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle, Saturday, April 9, 1966, at 7:00 pm, read by Robert R. McKay. In order that there may be no misunderstanding by […]

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Christianity under Atheism in Romania

A young woman tells about her experiences living under Soviet/Communist Romania and the persecution against Christians. This video is no longer available. Take a look at some other related videos: Bless You Prison (2002) The Singing Revolution (2006) Tortured for Christ (2018) Torchlighters: The Richard Wurmbrand Story Sakharov (1984) China Cry: The Nora Lam Story (1990)

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Sakharov (1984)
Sakharov Joseph Smith Foundation

This biographical film on Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov’s actions first caused him to lose a senior party position, then half his salary, in addition to interrogation and pressure from the KGB, and finally completely being […]

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Man, Freedom and Government by Ezra Taft Benson

The following presentation, originally released in 1968 as a filmstrip, was written and narrated by the late Ezra Taft Benson. He is best remembered for his distinguished career in government and his extensive religious service. Starting in 1953, he served eight years as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in the Eisenhower administration and was widely recognized […]

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The Singing Revolution (2006)

Estonia’s coveted position between Europe and Russia has lured wave after wave of occupiers. The nation’s darkest chapter, though, dawned in 1939 with the arrival of the Soviets. It seemed this time that the Estonian nation might vanish completely; yet the Estonians waited, and fought, and sang and ultimately, survived.

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Solitary Confinement: Richard Wurmbrand

Born in Romania, Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand became Christians after they were married. They soon began sharing the Gospel, even though it was prohibited. In 1945, Richard stood up publicly and proclaimed Christ while speaking out against communism. This bold move, as well as his work in the underground church, led to the Wurmbrands’ imprisonment […]

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Night Crossing (1982)

In the fall of 1979, one of history’s most ingenious and courageous flights to freedom took place when two families fled from Communist East Germany to the West in their own handcrafted hot air balloon. Walt Disney Pictures brings to the screen this remarkable true story of the Strelzyk and Wetzel families and their daring, […]

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China Cry: The Nora Lam Story (1990)
China Cry Joseph Smith Foundation

Sung Neng Yee’s (Nora Lam) story is wrapped up within one of the most incredible marvels in all world history: how the Christian church survived under repressive atheistic communism in China. But it did more than survive. It thrived and multiplied. We can better understand these heroic Chinese Christians through Nora’s story. Adopted by a […]

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Agenda: Grinding America Down (2010)

When Idaho legislator Curtis Bowers wrote a “Letter to the Editor” about the drastic changes in America’s culture, it became the feature story on the evening news, people protested at the capitol, and for weeks the local newspapers were filled with responses. He realized then that he’d hit on something. Ask almost anyone and you […]

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Torchlighters: The Richard Wurmbrand Story (2008)

In war-torn Romania, there is only one way for churches to get the protection of the government: give their support and allegiance to the communists who are in control. Instead, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby placing his own life and the lives of his family in great danger. When Richard’s […]

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