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 […]

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 […]

No One Gets a Free Pass From Judgment

I’ve talked a lot on this blog about how we aren’t perfect beings. We’re human, we mess up, that’s life, and that’s why Christ did the Atonement. We can make mistakes, learn from them, and become better than we were.  But now I want to make sure that something is clear – when I say […]

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 […]

7 Tips for Studying Christ in Your Scriptures

I think we all have our favorite ways of studying the scriptures. But sometimes, after I’ve been studying the scriptures one way for a while, I want to try something new. I’ve been thinking of new ways to approach scripture study lately, and I’ve come up with some ideas. I’ve centered these ideas around studying […]