Being a group from the University of Utah, a number of students were Latter-day Saints. They filled me in on where and when church was and how to take the bus to get there. An email from my classmate Sarah instructed: Church Meetings Sunday: 10h00-13h00 70 rue de Chinon Joué-lès-Tours meet at the Place Jean Jaures at 9h15 to take the bus n°3 bound for … Continue reading Going to church in Tours
We don’t need to wait — indeed, we shouldn’t wait — until a new year to make needed changes in our lives. Continue reading ‘By the patience of hope and the labor of love’
I normally don’t feel the need to speak out about statements issued by my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But that statement on Monday, 27 July 2015, about the Boy Scouts of America’s policy change? I’m sorry, but it was just stupid. Continue reading Mormons and Scouting: It comes down to this?
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
As Susan and Dustin celebrate five years of marriage, a look inside the House of the Lord where their journey together began, the Manhattan New York Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Continue reading I love to see the temple
Dustin has always had special affection for President Howard W. Hunter, the first president of the Church whose sustaining he remembers. Here Dustin relates stories from President Hunter’s childhood in a talk he gave in sacrament as a youth. Continue reading President Howard W. Hunter
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
Have you wanted to do the gratitude tree project in the November 2013 issue of The Friend with your kids, but you didn’t want to cut up your magazine to use the leaf patterns? Now you don’t have to, thanks to these downloadable PDFs we created. Continue reading Gratitude tree