A quick Halloween joke

I’m not a big Halloween fan, but my kids love it. I’d much rather just skip over it and get right to Christmas. In honour of my kids, here is a quick church-related Halloween joke: Why don’t skeletons play church music? They’re missing their organs! 🙂

Old Testament Institute Lesson – Week 4

Here is the next entry in my series from the Old Testament Institute class that I’m teaching. These notes cover Genesis 12 – 23. I have decided not to include any pictures since I’m not sure of copyright issues with them. To recap… I’m a Stake Institute Teacher. I teach a group of about a […]

The Calgary Alberta Temple has been dedicated

One of my sisters lives in Calgary and so they’ve been very excited about the new Calgary Alberta Temple. The temple was dedicated yesterday along with a cultural celebration the day before. My sister posted this picture to Facebook with the comment “Finale brought tears to my eyes!” She then emailed the following to the family: […]

Communicating in the Lord’s way

On Saturday I was talking with my wife about communication. I suggested that the next time she was assigned to speak in Sacrament Meeting, she should talk about communication. Then the next day someone actually did speak on that in Sacrament Meeting. The person used the talk Christlike Communications by Elder L. Lionel Kendrick as […]

Talk repeats by General Authorities

If you are lucky enough to go to enough meetings, chances are you’ve heard the same story told numerous times by a General Authority. This came to mind the other day when in the Institute class I teach we were talking about Elder Jeffrey R. Holland powerful talk (The First Great Commandment) from the Sunday […]

Old Testament Institute Lesson – Week 3 (Genesis 12 – 23)

Here is the next entry in my series from the Old Testament Institute class that I’m teaching. These notes cover Genesis 12 – 23. I have decided not to include any pictures since I’m not sure of copyright issues with them. To recap… I’m a Stake Institute Teacher. I teach a group of about a […]

Salt Lake City named most Christian in new study

Hmm… I wonder what all those people who say we’re not Christian think about this study… From the Huffington Post: A study measuring religious bodies in the United States called the, “2010 U.S. Religious Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study (RCMS)” was recently released by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The […]

Old Testament Institute Lesson – Week 2 (Genesis 3 – 11)

Here is the next entry in my series from the Old Testament Institute class that I’m teaching. These notes cover Genesis 3 – 11. I have decided not to include any pictures since I’m not sure of copyright issues with them. To recap… I’m a Stake Institute Teacher. I teach a group of about a […]

Blast from the past… Mitt Romney in 1958

Wow, time flies! 4 years ago when Mitt Romney was making his first run at being President of the United States, I posted parts of an article I found in an old magazine. Here we are 4 years later and he’s at it again, but this time has made it further in the race. Anyway, we […]

The colours and styles of ties at General Conference

During conference, my wife and I commented a couple of times to each other about a nice tie that someone had on. I was following the #ldsconf hastag as well, and occasionally someone would tweet something about a tie. Well, This Week in Mormons actually did a tie tracker. They tracked colours and patterns and […]

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