Friday, 17 April 2015
- Morgan, Utah, primary children hold Easter celebration (LDS Church News)
“Jesus is real to me.”
This line from a Primary song was given life at a recent activity for the Morgan Utah Stake's Primary children.
- Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | April 14, 2015 (LDS Newsroom Blog)
With more than 15 million members around the globe, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is nothing if not diverse. An article in The Salt Lake Tribune illustrates this fact in a unique way.
- Catholic bishops should learn from the Mormons (National Catholic Reporter)
The U.S. Catholic bishops could take a lesson from Mormon leaders on how to deal with religious liberty and gay rights.
The Mormons have been strong allies of the Catholic bishops in the fight against gay marriage and the protection of religious freedom. But when the Mormons saw they were on the losing side in this fight, they were willing to compromise to protect what they considered essential.
- Mission Man: Royals' Guthrie holds unique place in MLB history (Fox Sports)
Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie, who starts Friday against the A's, has made baseball history in two ways.
● Guthrie, who was 23 when the Cleveland Indians selected him 22nd overall in the 2002 draft, is the oldest first-round pick to reach the majors this century, according to STATS LLC. (Ariel Prieto, who debuted with Oakland in 1995, was 25 when the A's drafted him.)
- Gov. Herbert to participate in graveside service for former Gov. Bangerter (Deseret News - Utah)
Gov. Gary Herbert will participate in a graveside ceremony for former Gov. Norm Bangerter on Saturday, along with members of the Utah Highway Patrol.
Francine Giani, the Bangerter family spokeswoman for the funeral services, said UHP troopers will conduct the flag ceremony at the South Jordan City Cemetery, and Herbert will present the flag to the late governor's family.
- Seeking and sorrowing: Sisters of the Prophet Joseph Smith (Deseret News - Utah)
Faith was a real and vibrant part of life for the three sisters of the Prophet Joseph Smith.
Sophronia, born in 1803, had the companionship of two kind, gentle older brothers, Alvin and Hyrum. Her little brother, Joseph, was born two and a half years later on Dec. 23, 1805.
- Brigham City stabbing victim remembered as loving mother (KSL - Utah)
Brigham City Police Chief Mike Nelsen said when his officers arrived on a call of a stabbing, Spencer Gerlach was very quiet and went right up to them.
"He just didn't have much to say at all. He just came out and kind of went to the officer, and he handcuffed him. There was little said at all," Nelsen said.
4 And thus we see, that there was a time granted unto man to repent, yea, a probationary time, a time to repent and serve God.
Understanding the Savior’s freely given atoning love can free us from self-imposed, incorrect, and unrealistic expectations of what perfection is."
"Becoming Perfect in Christ" - Elder Gerrit W. Gong, July 2014