Ask a Mormon Monday – Jun 20

A few days ago I was looking around the source of all the world's knowledge, Google, and found something interesting: Now, for those of my readers who don't know, I am a Mormon, aka a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My whole life I've had people asking questions about … Continue reading Ask a Mormon Monday – Jun 20

Goodbye to Jerusalem

Tonight I'm getting on a plane that will take me home. Back to family, back to school, back to work, back to "real life". I won't lie and say it feels like I just got here. I'v been here a while, and it feels like it. But that's because of how much I've done, how … Continue reading Goodbye to Jerusalem

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

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