The Wise Words of Gordon B. Hinckley

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 adult life.  President Hinckley\’s charisma and powerful stories both moved and inspired me on...

“Let us Keep the Lower Lights Burning”

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 a much more profound meaning. Philip Paul Bliss, a 19th-century...

Studies Prove the Power of Forgiving

We are currently moving and that means going through all the stuff I have attached emotions to and actually getting rid of it (much to my wife\’s joy). I have binders upon binders of gospel stories, poems, doctrines, and well, anything else I thought was...

The Seven Deadly Heresies by Bruce R. McConkie

Brigham Young University, Marriott Center, June 1, 1980 When the announcement was made that I was a graduate of the University of Utah, a voice in the background spoke up, \”That\’s a forgiveable sin!\” (Laughter.) I am pleased to certify that I have...