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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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Dealing With Death

I’ve been no stranger to death in my lifetime.  I remember as a child going to several funerals with my family.  I don’t remember much except running around with the other kids and lots of flowers. The first death I … Continue reading

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The Gospel Does Not Need Reform

I recently read an article on the Washington Post‘s website entitled “A Mormon church in need of reform.”  In it the author talks about whether the US is ready for a Mormon president, and then goes on to talk about … 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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