Dustin grew to love home teaching as an Aaronic Priesthood holder serving as junior companion to an awesome Melchizedek Priesthood holder. When he was 15, he was asked to speak on home teaching in his stake’s general priesthood meeting. This is his talk. Continue reading What a junior home-teaching companion expects of his senior companion
For at least 126 years, from 1852 to 1978, people of African descent could not fully participate in my church. I don’t know why. But what I do know is my own belief that all people are created equal and deserving of being treated with dignity, respect, and love. Continue reading Mormons and race
Sustaining our Church leaders means more than raising our right arm to the square. It is an action verb that will strengthen our testimony and help us realize the blessings the Lord has in store for us. Continue reading The meaning of sustaining
Zion is more than a physical place. It is a spiritual state, which means it can be established anywhere—even here in New York City. Continue reading Establishing—and becoming—Zion
Really remembering our Savior means more than simply not forgetting him. It means upholding the covenants we have made with him.
Adapted from a talk Dustin gave in the sacrament meeting of the Washington DC 3rd Ward on 10 July 2011. Continue reading To always remember Him
I thought it was a silly question. But the Spirit had something very profound to teach me. Continue reading Hearing with our ears—and our hearts