Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Training of a Prophet Part 1: The Quorum of the Twelve

A few years ago, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had the opportunity of seeing a transition of leadership take place. In late January of 2008, President Gordon B. Hinckley passed away. A week later on the third of February, President Thomas S. Monson was sustained as president of the Church—a […]

The Eternal Family

The Eternal Family Family is the central ideal behind the gospel. We have modern-day prophets emphasizing this by teaching such things as: “No other success can compensate for failure in the home” (David O. McKay), or: “The most important of the Lord’s work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own […]

Zera Pulsipher–The Man Who Baptized Wilford Woodruff

Zera Pulsipher was one of my ancestors–a good man who did a lot of great things. These are a few of his stories. Everyone has a story. That’s what makes history so interesting—the experiences of people. Some of those people are our ancestors, which gives added interest when their stories are found. In encouraging us […]