General Conference thoughts: The Trek Continues!

by Elder M. Russell Ballard

In short, keep holding on.  Don’t be deceived.  Keep your focus on Christ. Continue reading

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The Weekend Trip

The Set Up

A week after my oldest grand-nephew’s birthday he set a date for his baptism.  His family lives 257 miles away.  No problem!  This is a special day so of course I wanted to be there.  Not just me but most of my other family members were going to be there.  Even his aunt who lives 10 hours away was making the trip.  The date may have said the end of winter on the calendar but this is Wyoming so we prayed for decent weather which is Wyoming talk for decent roads. It was the first family gathering since Christmas and I was excited to see everyone.  February had been particularly stressful so I was looking forward to a mini-vacation.  I booked a hotel room and I had a book on CD to listen to on the trip.  I looked forward to the weekend. Continue reading

General Conference thoughts: Lord, Wilt Thou Cause That My Eyes May Be Opened

by Elder W. Craig Zwick

Another reason to draw nearer to Christ by study and applying His teachings.  This goes against everything the modern philosophers will teach.  According to today’s teachings followers of Jesus Christ are narrow minded and naïve.  Modern day disciples are attacked for their limited view.  But that is a false stereotype. Continue reading