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The Priesthood: A Lifetime of Service
All who hold the priesthood of God are joined in a common bond of service.
What Joseph Smith Taught
Valiant in the Cause of Christ
He remained valiant in his testimony of Christ and taught others to do the same.
Because I Was There
If I had been at home in bed, I would have missed the best seminary lesson ever.
Keeping Your Head (and Heart) in the Game
Know how to serve a mission with all your might? What about heart and mind?
Questions and Answers
“How do I avoid falling back into old habits such as swearing?”
A Letter from My Father
I didn’t know I was drifting until I received a timely letter from my dad.
Using computer skills, teens get hooked on indexing for family history.
A Promise Kept
Moroni made me a promise.
Michaela and the Marshmallows
A treat with a thought from seminary changed my whole day.
Great Day in Guyana
The best way to start the day is in seminary.
Rise Up, O Men of God
I Had Questions
Searching for a testimony helped me answer all my questions.
Don’t Drink the Water
It looked pure and fine until I tasted it.
Scared at Night
Strange noises, the dark, and being the one in charge made me scared.
From the Field
The Lights That Lead Us
We were lost in the fog until we got behind some drivers that knew the way.
The best way to handle anger; a magazine example; what the sacrament means; hugging mom.
The Extra Smile
World-class surfer Joy Monahan sets a standard of modesty for her sport.
We’ve Got Mail