Faith and Religion

The Sistas in Zion | Hilarity Never Faileth

Last year, I had the chance to sit down and interview Tamu Smith and Zandra Vranes, creators of the website Sistas in Zion, and authors of the book Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons. In this five minute video, the Sistas share their beliefs, talk about what kind of music Elder Holland listens to, and why they would “dress up for…

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Faith and Religion

Do You Have Room for the Savior?

A few years ago, I was privileged enough to help composer Shawna Edwards create this video for her song “Do You Have Room?” I am positive that this song will soon become a Christmas classic, sung in churches and concerts for many years to come. Lyrics included below the video. If you would like to learn more about the backstory…

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Faith and Religion, Recycle, Revise, Seth Adam Smith

Selling Vacuums to Penguins with Josh Weed?

What do Liz Lemon Swindle, the director of a film about missionaries in Russia, a Modern Prodigal, and Josh Weed have in common? They were all interviewed by me last week! Oh, and they’re all Mormon. Well, anyway… Liz Lemon Swindle, Artist On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday I interviewed artist Liz Lemon Swindle. We talked about her Joseph Smith paintings,…

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Faith and Religion, Recycle, Russia

Mormon Missionaries Kidnapped in Russia Share Their Experience

In 1998, two Mormon missionaries were kidnapped in Russia and held at ransom. After five days they were miraculously released and finished the remainder of their missions in England. Fifteen years later, Andrew Propst and Travis Tuttle reunited to share their experiences. This Wednesday, I will be interviewing Garrett Batty, the director of The Saratov Approach, a film based on the…

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