Archive for September, 2015

  • The job of a Mormon apostle

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

    An apostle testifies of Jesus Christ. That was the purpose of the apostles in ancient times after Jesus died as well as today. There are typically 15 men set apart or given the priesthood authority and office to be apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: a quorum of twelve and three […]

  • What if the church isn’t true?

    Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

    Last week I was playing the “What if?” game with some friends. Each person writes a “What if?” question on a piece of paper and puts it in the center of the table. Then you pull one of those questions and write an answer to the question on a separate piece of paper. Put the […]

  • Countdown to a child leaving on a Mormon mission

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

    My daughter is leaving on her mission in twenty-two days. I’ve experienced many things as a mom, but never this before. I’m excited for her but scared. For 18 months she will be preaching the gospel and serving. During that time she can e-mail us weekly, write letters, and call or video-call on Christmas and […]

  • A mom’s battle to keep her children safe: Censoring the internet

    Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

    At church we discussed strategies for protecting our children from pornography. While non-Mormons may think that we are strict, have many rules, and don’t allow our children to make choices, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a strong belief in agency or the ability to make choices. In trying to […]