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Bruce R. McConkie - Final Testimony

Bruce R. McConkie - Final Testimony

There are few things more powerful than the final testimony of Bruce R. McConkie. Elder McConkie is somewhat of a legend in the church. One of the most out spoken general authorities on our doctrines, and had many opinions and wrote many things, but his testimony is what really matters.

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Man's Search for Happiness (1964 and 1986)

Man's Search for Happiness (1964 and 1986)

When I first got married my wife needed a place to live while we were engaged to be married. My, then to be wife rented a small basement apartment on the other side of town while I was living at home. She wanted me to come and help her sign the contract for her place. The land lord's voice sounded ever so familiar. I asked him if he was the Judge in the LDS film the RM. He indicated he was, found out his name was Bryce Chamberlain and he went to school with my dad at BYU. I found...

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Friends CD

Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Friends CD

I remember years ago when I was first married. My wife and I had the opportunity to hear the Oakridge Boys sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for a patriotic celebration. It was fantastic. The crowd was so excited when the Oakridge Boys began singing Elvira the Choir went nuts. You know it would not be an Oakridge Boys concert without Elivra. That was so much fun! I love hearing and seeing other artists perform withe Mormon Tabernacle Choir. I enjoy the Christmas concerts that are performed every year. A new album has been released. This is a great opportunity...

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2 Sermuncles - President Monson Quotes From April 2017 Conference

2 Sermuncles - President Monson Quotes From April 2017 Conference

President Monson gave two very short talks in conference, the obvious elephant in the room is that President Monson is getting old and does not have the stamina to give long sermons anymore, so he gave two sermuncles instead (a short sermon). Some of the most profound snipets that are still most profound.From the Saturday Priesthood Session:"Brethren, we do not honor the priesthood of God if we are not kind to others.""Brethren, let us examine our lives and determine to follow the Savior’s example by being kind, loving, and charitable. And as we do so, we will be in a...

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Be Tireless For the Lord

Be Tireless For the Lord

I was sitting here ready to write this blog post. I was really tired and ready to go to bed but I try to write something every night. When I realized that I forgot to schedule the building for a member of my ward. She had a large laundry list of dates she wanted me to schedule for her. The thought came to me that I am so eager to do this blog and build my own kingdom that I am not working on the kingdom of God. I was even going to just postpone doing that until tomorrow and...

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