Recently, a video has been on social media about a 12 year old young woman speaking in a testimony meeting about being gay. This is being promoted as a heartfelt moment of tenderness, only to be ruined by the bad stake leader. Let’s put this in context.
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The following story was featured by a Washington newspaper. It tells the story of Alex Clawson, who recently lost his wife and newborn baby, and the ways his faith is sustaining him as he looks toward a future as a single parent of three small children.
We all know that acting like a grownup is not exactly tied to chronology. You can be old and act sophomoric or young and carry great wisdom. For most of us, though, happy maturity is a process and time helps. Here are some key indicators—13 signs that you are finally a grownup.
What Did the Book of Mormon Teach Early Church Leaders about the Order and Offices of the Priesthood?
Early on in the Book of Mormon, there are references to priesthood callings and the performance of duties. Nephi “did consecrate Jacob and Joseph, that they should be priests and teachers over the land of my people”. Jarom also mentioned the ministry of prophets, priests, and teachers. Examples of such priesthood callings continue throughout Book of Mormon history.
Just before dawn at the base of the “Phare des Mamelles” lighthouse on a hill overlooking Senegal, Elder David A. Bednar offered a dedicatory prayer on May 22 on the people and land of the West African nation.
As a Sandy mother and her young son killed in a deadly attack were laid to rest Tuesday, family and friends focused on gratitude in the wake of their grief.
Presiding at the creation of the Senahu Guatemala Stake was a historic highlight of Elder Renlund’s recent travels across Central America. He and his wife, Sister Ruth L. Renlund, visited five nations—Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras—and met with thousands of members and missionaries.