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A Little Book of Ministering

Written by Paul Wilson

By Paul Wilson I recently began reading the book, "A Little Book of Ministering" by Kelly Merrill. Kelly is actually a long time friend who I worked with closely in...

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf on Seer Stones

Written by Paul Wilson

Last week Elder Uchtdorf posted on his Facebook page the below quote and picture. I shared it on my page and was surprised to receive a lot of interest around...

Missionary Picture Goes Mildly Viral on Twitter

Written by Paul Wilson

I received a message from Elder Ward, one of the missionaries in my Ward yesterday morning asking me to checkout Twitter. Apparently, he had received a message from a friend...

Internet Dating as an Active Member of the Church

Written by Kelly

Note: This is a guest post by Kelly Merrill who blogs full time at MormonBasics.com. [caption id=\"attachment_847\" align=\"alignleft\" width=\"300\"] Oh, that it was this easy![/caption] Back in the day, Internet...

The Wise Words of Gordon B. Hinckley

Written by Paul Wilson

For the last several months I have spent reading the conference talks given by President Gordon B. Hinckley. He was the prophet of my mission and for most of my...

“Let us Keep the Lower Lights Burning”

Written by Paul Wilson

Hymn #335 "Brightly Beams our Fathers Mercy," is a well-known hymn in the church, especially by the priesthood. But many don't know its origin. When understood, this story takes on...