Check out the 2023 youth topic songs movie

The audio video for the 2023 youth concept music “I Can Do All Issues By means of Christ” was published on the Church’s Strive to Be YouTube and Instagram accounts on Sunday, Jan. 1.

The youth concept for 2023 will come from Philippians 4:13: “I can do all issues by means of Christ which strengtheneth me.”

Filmed totally in the Dominican Republic with an all Dominican crew and actors, the movie follows the story of two youth — a youthful girl who comes to a fork on a managing path and a youthful person who receives hurt in the course of a baseball recreation — and how they receive energy from the Lord amid their hardships.

At the end of the movie, the youthful gentleman and youthful female, as effectively as other youth, are shown following a path, creating a stack of stones termed a cairn to point other people in the ideal path. The movie closes with them standing alongside one another in entrance of a scenic vista by h2o. 

The song’s concept

The music “I Can Do All Matters By means of Christ” is the title track for the 2023 youth theme album launched in October.

Jarica Jamison, a 21-calendar year-outdated from Smithfield, Utah, is the singer of the 2023 youth theme song. For her, the concept of the track is straightforward however strong: “Christ is often there,” she stated. 

“Anything you truly feel like you can not do, He’s always there to help you and be there for you,” Jamison explained to the Church News. “And if you’re sad or lonely, or you just truly need to have somebody, you generally know that you can do all factors by way of Christ. He’s there to support you, irrespective of whether you recognize it or not.”

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A younger woman arrives to a fork while functioning on a trail in the 2023 youth concept music video clip unveiled Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.

Jamison claimed the prospect to sing the song “came at a place in my daily life where I truly needed it.” She remembers experience the power of the chorus’ lyrics whilst in the recording studio. 

The words and phrases in the next verse also resonated with her: “I will cross that desert, nevertheless it is deep and extensive. Even though I come to feel the hunger and I listen to the lies, I will pray to heaven and the winds will cease.”

“Every time I sing that verse, you just generally know that you can cross that desert, you can cross the sea of emotions and lies, like it suggests. … It won’t often be straightforward, and in some cases it is unhappy and often you do not experience like you can do it. But when you have that hunger, like it suggests … and you listen to all these lies, you can kneel down and pray and know that your Heavenly Father and your Savior will constantly be there to stop the winds,” Jamison said.

“It’s just a really highly effective track, and it is a lot of who I am actually, and what my testimony stands for. I just know that my Savior is there for me, and I can do all issues with Him.”

Nik Working day, youth tunes songwriter for the Church, wrote the tune “I Can Do All Points Via Christ” and various other people on the 2023 album. Of the next verse, he explained: “These traces are alluding to the time the Savior used in the desert currently being tempted by Satan. I adore employing scripture tales into the tracks.”

He additional: “When men and women listen to this album I hope they experience the enjoy of their Savior and an enhanced need to follow Him. The concept is, ‘I can do all issues by way of Christ,’ and most of the music are about Christ and our romance with Him. I hope they experience empowered and fired up to dwell the gospel.”

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A younger gentleman performs baseball in the 2023 youth theme new music video introduced Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.

Additional theme sources

The youth topic web-site consists of inbound links to the new music’s audio data files and sheet new music, as properly as downloadable PDFs of the theme’s artwork, banners and posters. A website link to the youth Instagram account StriveToBe — which will publish material about the theme throughout the yr — is also on the web page.

Mother and father and youth leaders are inspired to educate ideas from the theme at property and at church throughout the year. The concept can be employed as a subject for sacrament conference talks provided by youth and can provide concentration for youth functions, including camps, youth conferences and devotionals. The theme will be emphasized through For the Energy of Youth conferences throughout the world.

A globally devotional for youth on Jan. 29 will introduce the youth theme and characteristic Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, together with Younger Gentlemen Common President Steven J. Lund and Young Women of all ages Normal President Bonnie H. Cordon.