Author Archives: Joshua Pettus

Creed Haymond Story Of The Word Of Wisdom, In His Own Words Creed Haymond Story Of The Word Of Wisdom, In His Own Words I’ve heard this story throughout my life many times in Sunday School, youth classes, General Conference, … Continue reading

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Mormon Q&A: Saturday or Sunday? Which Day to Worship

Mormon Q&A: Saturday or Sunday? Which Day to Worship The other day, I received a nice comment on Facebook inquiring about my personal beliefs toward Saturday worship instead of the traditional Christian Sunday worship.  Luckily, I’ve done a bit of … Continue reading

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LDS General Conference: A Quick Introduction

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has just begun the 183rd Annual General Conference.  In fact, as I write this, we’re in the middle of the first session.  What is General Conference?  Why is it even important to … Continue reading

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The Vision of the South – Elder Vaughn J. Featherstone

As a boy, I remember going through my dad’s binder.  He kept a Franklin Day Planner stocked full of notes, old talks, information from meetings, details from work and church.  He also kept inside nuggets of interesting Mormon quotes, scriptures, … Continue reading

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Mormon Mission Prep: Bruce R. McConkie’s Final Testimony of Jesus Christ

The last few months, I’ve taken on the sacred assignment of teaching a missionary preparation class here in the Laredo 3rd Branch. I’m currently serving as the Young Men’s President here. When I found out that the age for missionary … Continue reading

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The Day I’m Gonna Die – Original Song by Joshua Pettus

The Day I’m Gonna Die – Joshua Pettus – Original Song A few weeks ago, I learned that I have an incurable and life threatening disease, called Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). At first I had some crazy thoughts and emotions … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Life, Death, and Polycystic Kidney Disease

A couple of weeks ago, I was finally coming to terms with the fact that I’m thirty years old. My birthday was back in December, and watching your youth fade away with each lost hair and each added pain can … Continue reading

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