New Video: Erik Thompson

Erik Thompson was raised in Salt Lake City and currently resides there. He graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations. Erik has found joy, optimism, peace, and gratitude in his efforts to live the gospel of Jesus Christ. Though he has many titles in his professional life, his favorite title is "Son of God." Erik hopes to bring light and hope to others by sharing his story.

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New Video: Scott & Becky Mackintosh

Scott and Becky Mackintosh have seven children. Their beliefs surrounding homosexuality were challenged when their middle son, Sean, told them he was gay. In turning to the Lord for guidance the Mackintoshes received an answer that was clear: “Love—love unconditionally.” Since they believe the family is central to God’s plan, the Mackintoshes embrace the gospel and their son—unconditionally. They have discovered that the best way to navigate life’s challenges is through pure Christlike love and trusting the Lord.

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New Video: Ethan Marston & Allison Tenney

Engaged in July 2014, BYU students Ethan Marston and Allison Tenney felt they needed to be confident in the love Heavenly Father has for each of them before they chose to pursue a relationship. Once that condition was satisfied, they recognized that they share common goals, interests, and values. Both are determined to put the Lord first in their lives. Both are confident the Lord will bless their relationship as they keep covenants they have made with him.

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