179th Semiannual General Conference – Priesthood Session

Before the Priesthood Session, we had our annual sub-sational. This is where YM and their fathers gathered for a dinner of submarine sandwiches. It’s always a good time. President Dieter F Uchtdorf conducted The choir sang “High on the Mountain Top” The invocation was offered by Dennis B Neuenschwander (released from the Seventy today). Note: […]

179th Annual General Conference – Saturday Afternoon Session

As I mentioned l last time, I was a little distracted during the first session, but I was able to pay attention more during this second session. There were several good talks that I made note of and we might use them in my ward for the 4th Sunday lessons. It was reported to me […]

Peer pressure… are we for it or against it?

When I was younger, my Dad used to ask that question all the time… are we for it or against it? It was almost always a joke. I’d talk to him about something, and he’d respond with that. I’d ask about staying out late, and he’d ask if we were for it or against it. […]

Brother Russ Ballard in the Instructor

As I’ve mentioned before, I recently borrowed some old issues of the Instructor magazine (see The Busy George Romneys – Juvenile Instructor May 1958 and April 1957 Juvenile Instructor – Draw It With Chalk… note: I erroneously called the magazine Juvenile Instructor). The July 1970 issue of the magazine had an article by some guy […]

Church Leaders to Attend Inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama

I was going to post something else today, but since it is Inauguration Day, I figured this was more timely. Last Friday the LDS Newsroom released information about their representation at a couple of inaugural events. Here is the entire release: SALT LAKE CITY 16 January 2009 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints […]

178th Semiannual General Conference – Sunday Morning Session

President Monson conducted The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was excellent There were about 100 people at church for this President Henry B. Eyring * might be used as a 4th Sunday lesson * a great day of unity is coming unity will be needed more in the days ahead the reason we pray for unity is […]

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