Divine Identity, God’s Love, and Spiritual Growth

As important, desirable, and exciting as our identities and pursuits are, we need to remember one thing – all of it is secondary to our divine identity as children of God. When the greatest love we have in our lives is for God, then our identity as children of God will be at the forefront of our minds.

Choosing to Be a Modern Pioneer for Christ

Each of us has individual trails that we have to walk. Those trails are challenging, painful, and even scary at times. But we don’t walk them alone. We need a new generation of pioneers – pioneers who rely on Christ as they build bridges of compassion and work toward a unified community.

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 […]

What Fall Can Really Mean

I’m looking at fall differently this year than I have in the past.  Recently, I had a conversation with my mom that changed my perspective on it. And it all started with a tree.  See, I’ve always loved fall. Mostly for the typical, cliche things. The crisp air, fresh apples, colorful leaves, starting to wear […]