It is impossible to fulfill the first great commandment — to love God — without fulfilling the second — to love others. / Es imposible guardar el primer gran mandamiento, amar a Dios, sin guardar el segundo, amar a los demás. (In both English and Spanish) Continue reading The second great commandment/El segundo gran mandamiento
All we had to go on was a name, a street, and a postal code. But sometimes when things seem like they’re not working out, that’s exactly how they’re supposed to work out. Continue reading My favorite mission story
Following Benedict XVI’s groundbreaking resignation, the archbishop of Buenos Aires was elected the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church and immediately began to put his mark on the office. Continue reading Habemus papam
I returned home from my service as a full-time missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ten years ago today. Here I reflect on what those two years of my life mean to me—and remember that my real mission has only just begun. Continue reading True to the faith
Who was Joseph Smith, really? This is the basic question Richard Lyman Bushman attempts to answer in Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling, a “cultural biography” of the first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The answer Mr. Bushman—a member of the Church* and an emeritus professor of history at Columbia University here in New York—gives is, in many respects, rather simple. … Continue reading American prophet
The latest iteration of Mormon.org invites members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to create personal profiles that share their testimonies describe their own experiences living and learning the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here is mine. Continue reading I’m Dustin, and I’m a Mormon
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