Intellectual Integrity

To truly be intellectually honest, we need to consider the evidence in favor of God’s existence. It’s pretty difficult to make it through life without your faith being challenged at some point; sometimes it happens sooner, sometimes later, but it almost always happens. What we choose to do in those… Continue reading

Curiosity Saved the Cat

Be as the curious cat and be open to not knowing what happens next, and you’ll find that you can grow while experiencing uncertainty. Asking questions is a key part of our existence. We thrive on learning about the world around us. In Liz Wiseman’s speech “The Power of Not… Continue reading

Testimony: Another Thing That Makes You, You

When we share our unique testimonies, we contribute meaningful insights to others’ lives. We are all unique people with individual life experiences. It makes sense that our testimonies are unique too. In a general conference address entitled “The Power of a Personal Testimony,” Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf helps us recognize… Continue reading

Teach Me All That I Must Know…or Do?

While knowledge is important, it is not enough; we must act on what we know in order to return to live with our Father in Heaven. Do you know the story of the children’s hymn “I am a Child of God”? Sister Naomi Randall wrote the hymn in 1957. The… Continue reading

These Are the Restoration

Seeking for understanding can help us to be involved in the modern Restoration of the Church. On the third date with my future wife, I asked her if she would ever marry someone who was not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She said that… Continue reading

3 Ways to Improve Your Scripture Study

Know Christ by knowing how to study the scriptures. I started reading the scriptures on my own when I was twelve. I opened a copy of the Book of Mormon, and in about a year I’d read it from cover to cover. When I finished, I took a two-week break… Continue reading

Weaving Discipleship into Our Spiritual Tapestry

Being a disciple isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are. When I’d hear the word disciple, I used to imagine the ancient apostles Mark, Peter, and John literally following in the Savior’s footsteps. Since two millennia separated me from when Christ lived on the earth, I felt that… Continue reading

Believing in the Power of Belief

My husband doesn’t know the Church is true, and that’s completely fine with me. When I first watched Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s April 2013 general conference talk, “Lord, I Believe,” I loved Elder Holland’s solemn assurance that I didn’t have to know every gospel teaching all at once. I could just believe.… Continue reading