The gospel of Jesus Christ offers clarity, gives hope, and changes lives. As we pattern our lives after the teachings and example of the Savior, we will come closer to Him, become converted, and feel His lasting peace.
The thoughts, observations, and experiences shared here are personal. I hope they will invite you to think deeper about your own conversion to Jesus Christ and encourage you to live it more fully.
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- True Conversion: 21 Lessons from the People of Ammon - True conversion, the kind that really sticks, takes effort. Here are 21 lessons about true conversion from a group of people who experienced it first hand.… Read More True Conversion: 21 Lessons from the People of Ammon
- To All Righteous Women: You are Mothers in Israel - All righteous woman are mothers in Israel--no biological or adopted children required. All it takes is living with courage and faith and influencing others for good.… Read More To All Righteous Women: You are Mothers in Israel
- The Atonement of Jesus Christ: A Holy Covering - Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, we can be spiritually covered and made worthy to stand, pure and holy, in the presence of God.… Read More The Atonement of Jesus Christ: A Holy Covering
- 2 Nephi 20:24, 33–34 - 24 Therefore, thus saith the Lord God of Hosts: O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian; he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt. 33 Behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts shall lop the bough with… Read More 2 Nephi 20:24, 33–34
- John 17:15, 17 - 15 I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. 17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. In the Savior’s great intercessory prayer to the Father, He didn’t pray that we would be kept separate from the world. He wanted… Read More John 17:15, 17
- Moses 4:4; 5:9 - 4:4 And he became Satan, yea, even the devil, the father of all lies, to deceive and to blind men, and to lead them captive at his will, even as many as would not hearken unto my voice. 5:9 And in that day the Holy Ghost fell upon Adam, which beareth record of the Father… Read More Moses 4:4; 5:9
- Teaching Ideas: Go to Trusted Sources - In a world filled with horizontal voices, extend your vertical reach to God by trusting His approved sources as you teach the gospel of Jesus Christ.… Read More Teaching Ideas: Go to Trusted Sources
- To All Gospel Teachers: You’ve Got This! - If you worry about your ability to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ, don't. With the help of the Savior, you've got this.… Read More To All Gospel Teachers: You’ve Got This!
- Focus on the Plan - Heavenly Father focuses on the plan of salvation to bring His children home. We, then, should focus on the plan in everything we teach.… Read More Focus on the Plan