As archaeology gets more high-tech, we seem to be finding more and more about the ancient inhabitants of America. I'm fascinated to hear about discoveries of the ancient civilizations who lived right here on the American continent. I don't remember hearing much about great civilizations the built temples and cities. I only heard about the... Continue Reading →
One of the unique things about the faith of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints is our temples. There is sometimes confusion about our temples from the fact that not just anyone can walk inside and look at one. You can do that at one of our churches or visitor centers... Continue Reading →
I wrote a great blog post Saturday after coming home from the Seattle temple. It was a good one and I was very pleased with what I had written. It was a special trip with the sister missionaries here in Port Angeles, with a new convert who I was able to baptize just two weeks... 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 →
Pioneer Day is celebrated in Utah on July 24th every year commemorating the arrival of the Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. This year I am 47 years old and I have been joking that these are my days of 47. In the traditional sense I do have a rich pioneer heritage,... 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."
I recently had the incredible opportunity to go back to France where I served my mission and attend the open house for the Paris Temple. It is now the 156th operating temple. My mission president was Elder Neil L. Andersen who now serves as an apostle, and he took us on a personal tour through... Continue Reading →
One of the unique things about the LDS faith (Mormon) is our temples. There is sometimes confusion about our temples from the fact that not just anyone can walk inside and look at one. You can do that at one of our churches or visitor centers at the temple, but inside the temple is considered... Continue Reading →