I have been blessed in my life to have had some wonderful examples, leaders, and friends. As I have thought today about someone who exemplifies Christlike service, my mission president, now an Apostle, Neil L. Andersen, has been on my mind. He was called at a young age to be a mission president. He still... Continue Reading →
This is my first attempt at recording, filming, editing, and publishing a music video. I know it's not as polished as it could be, but it's my first attempt. I probably have all the wrong equipment. In any case, I hope you can overlook that enjoy the video of my oldest daughter Julienne Bringhurst singing... Continue Reading →
We've all received shocking news. Yesterday seeing images of Notre Dame in Paris with flames shooting out of the roof was shocking. This morning I received a phone call notifying me that someone very dear to me had passed away. I can imagine how shocking the news might have been when Mary came to the... Continue Reading →
As I opened Facebook today, a flood of memories and feelings came to me as I saw pictures of what was going on two years ago on this day. In some ways two years is not a long time. We've had a lot of change in our life over the past two years (as I'm... Continue Reading →
It's official. We are residents of the Pacific Northwest! We now call Port Angeles, Washington home. It's been a whirlwind. Pretty much ever since we decided to move to Port Angeles to be closer to my wife's parents, every free minute has been fixing things at home, taking things to the Deseret Industries (similar to... Continue Reading →
After being released as a counselor in the bishopric I was called as the ward mission leader in the Highland 14th ward. I was asked to present a ward mission plan. The theme that I felt inspired to use was simply, "As I have loved you, love one another."
I remember thinking at one point of how little I really needed to be happy in life. We lived in pretty humble circumstances, yet I was as happy,
Being Anxiously Engaged in Highland, Utah I loved being a missionary in France. One thing that was great about being a missionary was that we were so involved in the branch or ward. We were a part of activities, in teaching, in reactivation, in family home evenings, in blessing the sick and the afflicted, in... Continue Reading →