Over the past year, several friends have experienced the heartbreaking tragedy of losing a child during the third trimester of pregnancy. My wife and I recently experienced the birth of our second child, and part of me feels guilt when I read these heart wrenching stories of my friends who have suffered such loss. They … More Little Children are Alive in Christ
It’s been over ten years since I was introduced the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My first decade in the Church has been full of milestones – baptism, missionary service, temple marriage, children. I’ve been reflecting a lot recently. We’ve just wrapped up a stake music production. A great deal of time … More Finding Your Moment
It seems that more people each day make the decision to separate ties with the Church. Each has their own reasons, and I respect them. Some of these people who choose to walk away aren’t surprising, but some are. There are moments where we are given great cause to reflect on the state of our … More Where Else Would I Go?
It’s hard to even find words to begin writing this. These are the types of things we don’t plan on ever writing, at least not now. During my high school years, while I was beginning to learn about the Church, I grew close to a very special family, the Brandts. The father of the family, … More Coping With Early Death
This past Sunday in Gospel Doctrine class, the teacher asked “Why are you here? Why do you come to church?” He singled me out first. I didn’t have much time to think. I was definitely put on the spot, and I regret my answer. I literally said this: “Because it’s church! I feel good when I … More Why I Go To Church – A New Answer