5 scary stories teaching what Halloween is really about

The house “. . . was filled with evil spirits, who sought to destroy us . . .” –Wilford Woodruff (London, England) We three [Wilford Woodruff, Heber C. Kimball and George A. Smith] went into the City of London to undertake to open doors in that great city.  The first man who opened his doors […]

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Chatburn, England

Inspiring Stories Heber C. Kimball I went through a town called Chadburn, beyond Clithero. Before I went there, some persons told me that there was no use in my going, and asked me what I wanted to go to Chadburn for, saying it was the worst place in the country; for the sectarian priests had […]

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David Livingstone

Associated Locations: Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland Associated Dates: 19 March 1813 – Born David Livingstone is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the wiki. “Livingstone was also one of the greatest explorers the world had ever […]

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Robber Of The Cruel Streets: George Muller

George Müller (1805-1898) was a German playboy who found Christ and then gave his life to serve Christ unreservedly. His mission was to rescue orphans from the wretched street life that enslaved so many children in England during the time of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist. Müller did rescue, care for, feed, and educate such […]

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Open Doors: Serving Persecuted Christians Worldwide

Open Doors is an international ministry serving persecuted Christians worldwide. Today, millions of Christians around the world experience discrimination, imprisonment, torture and even martyrdom — simply because they follow Jesus. Working with Christians on the frontline, Open Doors provides Bibles, leadership training, literacy programs, livelihood support and advocacy services for believers who suffer for their […]

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Molokai (1999)

Inspiring true story follows the epic life of Father Damien (Wenham), a legendary Belgian priest who dedicated his life (quite literally) to the care and spiritual guidance of a doomed Hawaiian leper colony during the late 1800s. Faced with appallingly daunting conditions–symptoms ignored, food stolen from the sick, the weak forced into slavery, diseased girls […]

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First Fruits (1981)
First Fruits Joseph Smith Foundation

In 1732, two young Moravians left their comfortable community of Hernhut, Germany, convinced that they were called of God to bring the Gospel to the slaves in the West Indies. They went, willing to become slaves if necessary, to minister to these oppressed people. The Moravians pioneered a mission movement characterized by extraordinary commitment. Under the dynamic leadership of Count Nikolaus von Zinzendorf, the Moravians sent out more missionaries in 20 years than all the other Protestant groups had in 200 years. They were driven by two strong convictions: world evangelization is a prime obligation of the church, and every member of the Christian community has this responsibility. First Fruits unfolds the suffering which these young men endured for their missionary zeal and the agony of their community in deciding to send them forth at a time when missions to the heathen masses were unthinkable among Protestants.

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Chariots of Fire (1981)
Chariots Of Fire Joseph Smith Foundation

Based on a true story, Chariots of Fire is the internationally acclaimed Oscar-winning drama of two very different men who compete as runners in the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson), a serious Christian Scotsman, believes that he has to succeed as a testament to his undying religious faith. Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross), is […]

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Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Beyond the next mountain Joseph Smith Foundation

At the close of the 19th century, the British branded the Hmar people of northeast India as “the worst headhunters.” It was a label well deserved at the time. But in 1910, a single copy of the New Testament Gospel of John came into this village and changed the course of history for the Hmar […]

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Torchlighters: The Eric Liddell Story
Torch Lighters Joseph Smith Foundation

Pressure to follow public opinion couldn’t get much stronger. National hero Eric Liddell is Scotland’s pride and joy. The entire country is eager for their running celebrity to sprint past the rest of the world and bring home Olympic gold in the 100-meter race. But when Eric makes the stunning announcement that he won’t race […]

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