Tithing shouldn’t be automatic


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has recently introduced a way to pay tithing online in some areas.  I have heard different viewpoints ranging from it being more convenient and less of a hassle to not carry around a checkbook, while some have said it would cause paying tithing to become more of a bill than a personal…

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The number of kids I have is not your concern


In The Family: A Proclamation to the World, it clearly states “The first commandment that God gave to Adam and Eve pertained to their potential for parenthood as husband and wife. We declare that God’s commandment for His children to multiply and replenish the earth remains in force.” There isn’t a doubt that it’s a commandment…

Why seeing the Seer Stone doesn’t matter.


There’s been a buzz about new pictures coming out of the Seer Stone Joseph Smith Jr. used while translating The Book of Mormon.  While it’s pretty interesting it really doesn’t matter all that much to me. Even if the Gold Plates were discovered, would you believe any more than you do now? I feel reading a…

What Henry Eyring said to me that I’ll never forget


I felt like the lowest of the low when it came to employment. I was a custodian scrubbing toilets, wiping down sinks, cleaning mirrors, sweeping, and vacuuming. I still remember thinking to myself what a despicable job. A job only a poor college kid like me would take. But one day while wiping the fingerprint smudges off the windows at the entrance…

The Trinity: Broken down


Some say that in order to be a Christian you need to believe in The Trinity. But I wonder how many people have truly used the scriptures to delve into the mysterious, non-biblical idea. The belief that God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit are one God, yet 3 separate personages yet the same being is confusing to say…

The ABCs of Repentance: A simple lesson for children


The alphabet is one of the first things a child learns and recites. It becomes engraved in their minds through repetition and song. What if we could teach our children the principle of Repentance with their love for the ABCs? With this simple tool we’ll be able to teach our children how to make their…