The first Sunday of each month is usually a “Fast Sunday”. As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we fast for two meals, meaning we do not eat or drink for those two meals. It might be breakfast and lunch on that Sunday for example. We take the money that we... Continue Reading →
My series continues today with another testimony of a family member. As I had said in the previous blog, some of my family members had written down their testimonies of the Book of Mormon while I was a missionary in France. These testimonies were given to me, I then translated them into French and hand-wrote... Continue Reading →
As a follow up to my post on temples, this video explains what happens inside the temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It's a great follow up to my Mountain of the Lord post. I was able to see some of the stained glass for the Rome temple before it was... Continue Reading →
A couple years ago, I was trying to light our propane BBQ and kept clicking on the ignite button. It wasn't working, so I turned off the gas and went to find a lighter. I came back with one of those long lighters, turned back on the gas, and started clicking the lighter. BOOM! It ignited and apparently there were gas fumes all over
I'm 47 years old. I haven't always been active in the Church. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) I stopped going to church when I was about 16 and didn't start going back until I was 19. During that time of being inactive in the Church, I never doubted the teachings. I never... Continue Reading →
My oldest daughter was coming home from serving 18 months as missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Omaha, Nebraska mission a couple weeks ago. We had been counting this day down for a very long time. As an LDS missionary, you only get to write/email home once a week... Continue Reading →
The year is 1985. It is summer time. There is a small arcade at the Dan's grocery store about a mile from home. Each day during the summer, my friends and I would walk to the store for an ice cream and to play some video games. Sometimes I only had a quarter. Sometimes I had 4 quarters. But one thing was for sure, I was going to play "Punch Out."
Sometimes you recognize when you are witnessing a miracle. I knew that I was seeing a miracle first-hand. There was a very special feeling as all of this was happening. This was a miraculous time in Pau. The Spirit of God was so strong and the hand of the Lord was so obvious in the missionary work.
Shortly after my wife and I got married, her grandmother passed away. Since my wife and her family were from Port Angeles, Washington, and we lived in Provo, Utah, I did not know her family very well. I had only met most of them once or twice and had not really met many of the extended... Continue Reading →