6 Things My Family Recently Learned About Facing Satan AKA My Family’s Response to the Cheetahs and the Topis

Dear Elder David A. Bednar, My family and I took up your challenge this past week to consider and discuss the lessons of the cheetahs and the topis you talked about in your talk “Watchful Unto Prayer Continually.” We also, as you requested, found several other lessons to take away from the behavior of these […]

Changes Don’t Matter (Unless…)

I sat in my Christian History classroom last year, waiting for class to start. My professor strode into the room, shut the door, gave us his typical staredown, and asked us what we had thought of General Conference the weekend before.  At BYU-Idaho, this wasn’t a strange question. Even some of my non-religious classes had […]

The Not-So-Secret Power of Testimony

I’ve had a hard time deciding what to write for this post. I had some idea for it, which I’ve forgotten now because I’ve spent the last several days thinking that I needed to change the topic. And now I’m writing this a little more last-minute than I’d like. See, a friend of mine from […]

People Who Stood for Christ and How You Can Too

We’ve all heard stories of people who stood for Christ through their whole lives. People like prophets, martyrs, pioneers, even family members, all who willingly made sacrifices, struggled through seemingly impossible circumstances, and changed their lives to follow Christ. What is it about these people that helped them to continue forward, even facing death and […]