“You Can’t Close My Heart”

On June 14, 1989 the government of Ghana froze the activities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) and of the Jehovah's Witnesses.  This inspiring video shows how the Mormons coped with the government prohibition of their meetings for the 18 months the ban was in effect. "We don't need to blame any government for what happened to us. No one. It is the Lord who allowed it to happen for his own purposes."  The Mormons there became much stronger individually and c...
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Why Does God Want Me To Go To Church?

[Note:  This article gives us a good basis for attending church, but it also says something valuable about how parents can guide their children - Editor] By Emma Lu D The above title asks a great question.  For me, I began to find the answer when I was six years old.  I remember the day - a lazy Sabbath day with the summer sun beginning to ride the horizon. The scene opens on my neighbor’s front porch.  I recall playing with friends and having a great time.  I was straddled across the ...
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Finding Peace in Organized Religion

By John B. At the age of five, I moved to Orange County, California with my mom where my love for sports was becoming deeply rooted into my DNA. Being from California, I love to be outside. That is a good thing because I love sports. Sports are a passion of mine. I live, love, and breathe sports. I was born in Fort Worth, Texas. My parents divorced when I was ten months old. The transition back and forth was difficult going from Mom’s house, with no religion because none of them felt in sync ...
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