Category Archives: Christ

The Feeling’s Mutual: Treasure Hunt

One day a few weeks ago, I was laying on the couch with my daughter watching Backyardigans or something similar.  Whatever it was, they were pretending to be pirates and going on a treasure hunt.  Suddenly, I sat up off … 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 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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Being Christian

When I was younger I avoided everything that was labeled “Christian.”  Don’t get me wrong.  Mormons are Christians.  But I grew up in the heart of the Bible Belt where everybody and their dog was Christian.  And yes, there were … Continue reading

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