Translating Ether – How I picture it

Disclaimer: This is not historically accurate. Sorry to ruin that for you. But, if The Work and The Glory could get away with historical fiction, so can I. Truth be told, according to George Reynolds in “The Jaredites” (1 May 1882), Joseph was walking by this guy’s house named Reynolds Cahoon when Reynolds beckoned the […]

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Finding Vs Teaching

 ‘Twas a standoff… I have already heard many of our General Authorities, especially Elder Bednar, talk about how often times we pray for the missionaries to find those who would like to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ, yet it is the members’ duty to find those who are ready for the Gospel and the […]

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Lamoni vs Ammon

Lamoni Vs Ammon

I always found it fun that Ammon was such an awesome guy that he could go from being tied up ready to be killed for being a Nephite, to having the King offer his own daughter up for marriage. I would imagine being a son-in-law would have its advantages toward converting the king to the […]

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Abinadi’s Disguise

For those of you who don’t get it, read Mosiah 12:1 carefully…  And it came to pass that after the space of two years that Abinadi came among them in disguise, that they knew him not, and began to prophesy among them, saying: Thus has the Lord commanded me, saying—Abinadi, go and prophesy unto this my people, […]

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Peaceful Prompting

I was only bit by a dog once on my mission, but I have had plenty of close calls and some nice surprises where the dogs weren’t as mean as they looked – much to the surprise of their owners. But, for all those who are looking to keep missionaries out of their property for […]

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