Jerusalem – Week 6 & 7

Wow where to start? So much has happened since my last post! Since returning from Jordan, we have been kept very busy with both school work and great sights (hence the lack of a post last week). We have walked through Hezekiah's tunnel (an amazing feat of engineering from 700 BC that took water from the Gihon … Continue reading Jerusalem – Week 6 & 7

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“…beyond Jordan” Jerusalem Week 5

From Monday through Thursday of last week our "JeruCrew" got to take an amazing field trip into Jordan! The trip was filled with so many amazing sights and new things I learned that I really needed to do one single post about Jordan. We left the Jerusalem Center on Monday morning at 7, and reached … Continue reading “…beyond Jordan” Jerusalem Week 5

Jerusalem – Week 2

Well my second full week in Jerusalem is over, and I cannot believe that I still get to be here for 13 more! Honestly I really need to come up with a better way to keep track of sights and my thoughts during the week because by the time I can update my blog so … Continue reading Jerusalem – Week 2

A New Year in The Old City

Yesterday I arrived in one of the world's oldest and most revered cities: Jerusalem. From January to April of 2016, I will have the unparalleled experience of studying at the BYU Jerusalem Center, located on the Mount of Olives and overlooking The Old City of Jerusalem. -- I can literally see The Dome of the … Continue reading A New Year in The Old City

5 Myths about Mormons

For several years, Mormonism has been growing in popularity. From Mitt Romney's presidential campaign to Mormon celebrities like Aaron Eckhart, David Archuleta, and Glenn Beck, Mormons have been more and more in the public eye lately. Since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (commonly referred to as LDS or Mormon) was founded in 1830, there has … Continue reading 5 Myths about Mormons

Don’t Just Believe In God, Believe Him

Ok guys, we're getting spiritual today. If that isn't your thing, no worries. I hope you come back for my next post, because I write about all sorts of different topics. If it is your thing, read on. :) This week has been a huge reminder for me that God is in our lives, that He … Continue reading Don’t Just Believe In God, Believe Him