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

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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

One Nation Under God

I just recently finished reading 1776 by David McCullough. For those who haven't read it, it is an amazingly well written account of the beginning years of the American Revolution. The amount of respect and admiration I have for our founding fathers multiplied exponentially with each chapter, especially George Washington. One thought that constantly made an … Continue reading One Nation Under God

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

Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

During my two years as a missionary for the LDS church in West Africa, and now during my summer job as a summer church camp counselor, I frequently have been asked the question, "Why do bad things happen to good people?" When people ask this question, what they are really saying is, "If there is a … Continue reading Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

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