August 2013

Easy Missionary Meals (or anyone)

August 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Thinking back as a Missionary, I had companions who I’m pretty sure lived for two years completely off of cold cereal. If it weren’t for the members who were very generous in providing us with a meal each evening, I think they may have starved. I prided myself on having a little bit ... [More]

Request Your Priesthood Line of Authority

August 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Your Priesthood Line of Authority looks something like this. A Priesthood Line of Authority shows who ordained an individual and who in turn ordained them and so on back to the Lord, Jesus Christ. From this, we’re able to see where our Authority originates, and how it’s passed down from ... [More]

9 Myths About Mormons

August 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

1. Mormons worship Joseph Smith While we do see Joseph Smith as the man who restored the true Church of Jesus Christ, we definitely do not worship him. We respect him and are very grateful for the sacrifice that he placed forth for the entire world, but we do not worship him. The only people we ... [More]

The Parable of the Bicycle

August 13, 2013 // 1 Comment

After I had come home from school one day, I was sitting in a chair reading the newspaper. My daughter Sarah, who was seven years old, came in and said, “Dad, can I have a bike? I’m the only kid on the block who doesn’t have a bike.” Well, I didn’t have enough money to ... [More]

Paper Cup Apostasy

August 8, 2013 // 4 Comments

For those who have served a Mission, you may or may not have seen this “Paper Cup Apostasy” already. While I was serving, this worked as an effective tool for me to explain to investigators the Restoration and the Apostasy. It’s often hard for investigators to grasp what happened, ... [More]

25 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Mormon

August 3, 2013 // 11 Comments

1) Aaron Eckhart He was raised as a member of  the Church, and served a two-year mission in France and Switzerland. He also attended and graduated from BYU. In various interviews Eckhart has talked about his beliefs, his way of life, and his future career ambitions. Talking to Entertainment ... [More]