General Conference thoughts: All Must Take upon Them the Name Given of the Father

by Elder Paul B. Pieper

As it often happens, there is a subtle lesson in life in which the meaning or significance has become tainted or lost.  We no longer recognize the symbolism.  Instead, it has become largely misunderstood.  I’m referring to a bride taking the name of her husband at marriage and becoming known under his family tree. Continue reading

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General Conference thoughts: Saving Ordinances Will Bring Us Marvelous Light

by Elder Taniela B. Wakolo

There is always that question of why.  Why am I doing this?  At least for me that question needs to be answered on a fairly regular basis.  A couple of months ago when spring finally started making its way with warm weather I asked that very same question as I headed into church.  Why am I going to church today?  It is so nice out!  Elder Wakolo answers that question.  Here’s the why. Continue reading