Pentecost and Patterns


Sunday, May 24 marked fifty days since the Feast of the Passover. The early Christian disciples, gathered together in Jerusalem, experienced an outpouring of the Spirit and attending gifts following prayer and supplication. Joseph adds that Peter officiated in ordinances: "God obtained a house where Peter washed and anointed on the Day of Pentecost." (WJS, p. …

Getting Past Prejudices with the Musical Rent


The warning signs outside the theater were ominous: “Adult content not suitable for children.”  Looking around as we entered, I had to remember that the college-age students there were not children.  That’s hard to do when you have offspring older than most present, including the actors performing the show.  Carol and I were there by …

Susan Boyle – Internet singing sensation


While watching the Mormon Messages Easter video of Elder Holland rise on the charts over the weekend, I couldn't help but notice another rising star - Susan Boyle. If you haven't watched her video yet then you haven't been paying attention. In less than five days, adding up all the versions out there, it has …