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The "Sounds of Sunday" (TM) is a weekly 5-hour radio program produced by Carl Watkins featuring inspirational LDS music, and stories from Glenn Rawson. The "Sounds of Sunday" airs each Sunday over 16 radio stations in Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico (see "Affiliates"), and plays continuously over the internet at "Sounds of Sunday (24/7)."

Special thanks to Ted and Kaylee Garling who created the service, and to Tory Parkin for assistance with the streaming computer and technical support.

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The "Sounds of Sunday" (TM) features the most inspirational music - new releases and classics from every decade - the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, and 10s, and the "Glenn Rawson Stories".
The music and stories are truly amazing!

"For my soul delighteth in the song of the heart; yea, the song of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads." - D&C 25:12

"He blessed us with this amazing new music of the latter days to help us hold on to the iron rod. Our mission is to penetrate hearts with the music and messages of the restored Gospel to prepare us to meet the Savior when He returns." - Carl Watkins

The “Sounds of Sunday” is a syndicated form of the "Sounds of Sunday" program, which has aired in Southeast Idaho since 1987. It is a free 1/2 hour to 5 hour radio program distributed via the internet.

The "Glenn Rawson Stories" were added in August 1997 as an hourly feature. Today over 477 stories have been produced and they continue to be a special part of the "Sounds of Sunday".

For more information, or to provide suggestions or a sponsorship, please email Carl Watkins at or call him at 208-785-5940. - David Watkins, webmaster.

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Ether 2:12: "Behold, this is a choice land, and whatsoever nation shall possess it shall be free from bondage,
and from captivity, and from all other nations under heaven, if they will but serve the God of the land,
who is Jesus Christ

From sea to shining sea, Christians in America are smiling — because President Donald Trump is bringing back the saying, “Merry Christmas” to our country.

Atheists were furious when Trump assured a high-profile gathering of Christian conservatives on Friday that his administration will defend religious organizations and promised a return to traditional American values.

“How times have changed, but you know what, now they are changing back again, just remember that,” Trump told the cheering crowd.

Trump, the first sitting president to address the Values Voter Summit, ticked off the promises he’s fulfilled to evangelical Christians and other conservatives, pledging to turn back the clock in what he described as a nation that has drifted away from its religious roots.

He slammed the use of the phrase “Happy Holidays” as a secular seasonal greeting meant to appeal to atheists and vowed to return “Merry Christmas” to the national language.

He noted, as Christian conservatives often do, that there are four references to the “creator” in the Declaration of Independence, saying that “religious liberty is enshrined” in the nation’s founding documents.

“I pledged that in a Trump administration, our nation’s religious heritage would be cherished, protected and defended like you have never seen before,” Trump said. “Above all else in America, we don’t worship government. We worship God.”

Trump praised his repeal of the Johnson Amendment, which limited political activity or endorsements by religious groups that received tax exemptions, as well as his administration’s effort to expand the rights of employers to deny women insurance coverage for birth control.

... But Trump also struck several empathetic notes, offering condolences to the victims of Las Vegas mass shooting and pledging support to the people of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico which have been ravaged by recent hurricanes.

His kind words for Puerto Rico also moved the audience. The island remains largely without power weeks after the storm.

... “Our values will endure. Our nation will thrive. Our citizens will flourish. And our freedom will triumph,” Trump said.

Trump has appeared at the Values Voters summit twice before. In 2015, with questions surrounding whether he would appeal to evangelicals over conservative candidates like Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Trump held a Bible aloft and declared, “I believe in God. I believe in the Bible. I’m a Christian.’” ...

Ether 8:23-24: "And whatsoever nation shall uphold such secret combinations, to get power and gain, until they shall spread over the nation, behold, they shall be destroyed; for the Lord will not suffer that the blood of his saints, which shall be shed by them, shall always cry unto him from the ground for vengeance upon them and yet he avenge them not. Wherefore, O ye Gentiles, it is wisdom in God that these things should be shown unto you, that thereby ye may repent of your sins, and suffer not that these murderous combinations shall get above you, which are built up to get power and gain—and the work, yea, even the work of destruction come upon you, yea, even the sword of the justice of the Eternal God shall fall upon you, to your overthrow and destruction if ye shall suffer these things to be."

If you live in the area surrounding the Houston disaster and feel you have skills or resources that would be helpful for the relief effort in Houston, you may register as a volunteer in the LDS Charities—Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery project on You may also email, or call (832) 736-4655.

I-10 from Houston to Beaumont - before and after Hurricane Harvey.

Meridian, Idaho near Boise received 99% of the solar eclipse - viewed at the top of the Meridian Temple - Jim Harmer.
The Meridian Temple was dedicated on Sunday, November 19, 2017.


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