183rd Semiannual General Conference – Saturday Morning General Session

So here we sit in our family room getting ready for this session. As we usually do, we will have our kids watch the first half hour of every session, and then President Monson on Sunday morning. I’ve been reading some of the blog postings online about how people feel about General Conference. I find […]

Most charitable states in America

There was recently a report about the most charitable states in America. Not too surprisingly Utah was number 1. Utah, home to the nation’s biggest Mormon population, is also the most charitable state, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s most recent report that looks at giving as a percentage of discretionary income — your income […]

The blessings of paying tithing

Some people might disagree with me, but I feel that much of the promises extended to faithful Christians are vague. We all have faith that by following commandments and trying to be like Jesus, our eternal reward will be life with God. However, what blessings are in store for me right now? I feel that […]

A 48-year long experiment of faith?

I taught the Gospel Doctrine Sunday School class this past week and we were covering Alma 32–35 (lesson 28). We spent a majority of the time discussing faith and the experiment we are to do. One thing that has always frustrated me is that people are willing to “experiment” with all sorts of things… drugs, […]

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