Repentance is a lie

May 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

Okay, so no, not really, but I did catch your attention though, didn’t I? Repentance is a very true principle, but we’re doing it wrong. How many Sunday School lessons have we been in where they’ve spoken about the “Six steps of Repentance”? They go through the entire ... [More]

For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.

May 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

In this last General Conference, Elder Bednar arguably gave one his best talks ever entitled, “Bear up their burdens with ease.” He’s given a lot of incredible talks, but this one in particular really touched my heart. He begins by sharing a story of a man who wants to purchase a ... [More]

How to Read the Scriptures in 365 Days

January 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

With the new year already upon us, it’s time to once again make all of those “New Year Resolutions.” From working out more at the gym, to spending more time with our families, we all have things we want to work on. This year, why not make a goal to work on the spiritual aspect of ... [More]

6 Little-Known Facts About the Christmas Story

December 19, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Christmas story very well may be the best-known story from the Bible, if not of all time. It’s a common Christmas tradition to pull out the Bible, flip open to Luke 2, and start reading. However common this story may be, there are a few things that many people don’t know. 1. Not a ... [More]

John the Baptist, an under-valued Prophet

November 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

If I were to ask you, “Out of all the Prophets either in modern days, or ancient, who is the greatest? Who is your favorite?” I’m sure I would hear shouts of “Nephi!” or “Noah!” or “Moses!” But would you have ever thought to shout out the name ... [More]

Spanish: My Experience Learning a Language

November 19, 2013 // 1 Comment

My Mission Call One evening in mid-April,I sat against the fireplace in the lounge of my apartment complex during my first year in College. With friends and family surrounding me, I ripped open my Mission call. With hands shaking and four cameras shoved in my face, different countries flashed ... [More]

12 Ideas for Fellowshipping New Converts

November 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Remembering back to my Mission, either right before a baptism or immediately after, I would often think to myself, “I love this family so much. I hope that when I’m gone, someone takes care of them.” All the people that I was able to teach during my time as a Missionary hold a ... [More]

My Top 25 Favorite Book of Mormon Scriptures

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

I recently decided to go through the entire Book of Mormon, and in green, I highlighted all of the scriptures that made me “glad.” It took me quite some time to do, mind you. But in doing so, I found some pretty awesome scriptures that I absolutely love. To be honest, the majority of my ... [More]

Plates of the Book of Mormon: Explained

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Large plates, small plates, 24 plates, yikes! There are a lot of things in Mormon Doctrine that are fairly easy to understand. However, the plates discussed in the scriptures are not one of those things. With all the plates talked about, it’s easy to get confused. I know I do. I’ve ... [More]

How is the LDS Prophet Chosen?

October 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how the next Prophet is chosen in the LDS Church, if the current one were to pass away? Is it the most senior apostle that replaces him? Does God choose? Do they vote on it? Does it have to be unanimous? Or is it more like a Presidential election where the Apostles all have ... [More]
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