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  • Angel's Landing Trail in Zion NP
    Angel's Landing Trail in Zion NP
    It's the most popular trail in Zion National Park, according to the announcements on the bus. It is also one of the scariest trails a non-climber will ever do. Depending on sources, this trail has killed between 6-9 people. After climbing it...
  • Torrez
    Jorge Torrez, accused of murder in Zion, Illinois, to be tried in Virginia first
    Jorge Torrez, 25, a former Marine from Zion, Illinois, will be going on trial in Alexandria, Virginia on Monday in a federal courthouse. The Jorge Torrez trial involves the killing of a 20-year-old Navy sailor in 2009 who he lived with in a...
  • the Land of Zion
    Mormons and Isaiah--Part One
    Part One – The Words of Isaiah to those at the “last day”The LDS people (Mormons), have been taught the “words of Isaiah are of great importance to those of the last day.” In the Book of Mormon it is clearly stated ...
  • Zion National Park as seen from Observation Point
    Utah’s parks are worth the long drive
    During the damp and dreary days of the Oregon winter we began noticing television ads promoting tourist destinations in Utah. While rain pelted against our windows, sunny scenes of hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and river rafting danced...
  • Springdale, Utah: Gateway to Zion National Park
    Springdale, Utah: Gateway to Zion National Park
    If you are looking for a great vacation idea, Zion National Parks in southwestern Utah can't be beat. And, the nearby town of Springdale, Utah makes a great base. Known as the Gateway to Zion National Park, Springdale has long been the best...
  • Hillsong UNITED announces 2013 new studio release
    Hillsong UNITED new studio release coming in 2013
    After a two-year wait for the next original UNITED project, the band has announced the February 26, 2013 release of "Zion," which will be the 12th full-length album and third studio recording from the band. This new studio album follows...
  • The Prepper's Survival Triangle
    Preppers and Mental Fortitude
    Just as important as health and physical conditioning is mental fortitude. Mental fortitude has a direct impact on the prepper and if not properly managed can lead to stress, depression, and anxiety. These factors can contribute to physical...
  • Holy Land stories
    Holy Land stories
    An invitiation from our friends at the Business of Prayer:The patriarchs of this amazing family answered the call before them to assist the Israeli farmers in the Judea Hills, the heartland of Israel. All eleven children have grown up in these...
  • Labor Day weekend brings out the reggae in North Little Rock
    Labor Day weekend brings out the reggae in North Little Rock
    Sunday, September 4, 2011, looked like it’d be a rainy day in North Little Rock, but the rain moved another direction and it turned out to be a beautiful evening for One Love’s Second Annual Reggae at the Riverfront on the North Shore...
  • Saturn's New Jerusalem
    The New Jerusalem--Urantia Book, Christian and Mormon understandings
    The New Jerusalem—“shall come down out of heaven”This has been a subject of much confusion to the christian world—“the New Jerusalem to come down out of heaven” and “there shall be a new heaven and a new...
  • Jesus return
    Will Jesus return to Zion
    Many believe Jesus will return to an actual place called Zion. Others believe Zion is in your heart. Still others believe Zion is a place Jesus Christ will literally return to and the pure in heart will dwell therewith Him.We could quote scripture...
  • Hike and hunt for hoodoos at Utah's national parks
    Hunt for hoodoos in Utah’s Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks
    My adventurous French-cooking, rock-climbing, and orchid-admiring friend Helen has another experience to share with us. Not long ago she traveled to Utah with boyfriend Dave to visit Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks.Zion and Bryce Canyon...
  • Ransomed of the Lord
    We are the ransomed of the Lord.
    Read Isaiah 35:1-10The Jews had been humiliated. They had lost their land. Many were deported to Babylon and its territories as we read in Second Chronicles and Second Kings as well as references from Jeremiah. It is hard to determine the exact...
  • Ransom
    Burns Flat church begins third year with Lectionary. This week-- Isaiah 35:1-10
    One of this week’sLectionaryreadings is Isaiah 35:1-10. This is the selection for this week’s message in the traditional worship service at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat, Oklahoma. Those attending are encouraged to...
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    Mormon historians gather in Zion
    Mormon History Association conference (John Hamer)The annual Mormon History Association conference began yesterday with a welcome by Community of Christ president Steven Veazey.The conference theme “The Home and the Homeland: Families in...