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John Wesley and “The Holy Club’s” 22 Accountability Questions

John Wesley was one of the eminent men of President Wilford Woodruff who not only received his temple work but was also ordained as a High Priest at that time.  

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In 1729, while John Wesley was a student at Oxford, he started a club with his brother Charles. It was soon mockingly […]

Restoring Dance

Even the best of dances existing today can be improved. This is our mission! A restoration of dance is an important element to building a “Zion vision”!

Those that have kept the covenants and served their God, if they wish to exercise themselves in any way to rest their minds and tire their bodies, go […]

Teen Recommended Book List

I have been requested several times to put together a list of recommended books for teens. I hope the following compilation is helpful for parents and children striving to fill their library with works that are virtuous, lovely, of good report and praiseworthy. Comment below if you have recommendations!

YT = for teens […]

What is backbeat/offbeat?

Elder Gene R. Cook made the following comment in regard to the standard for music in his own home. “We determined to maintain our family music standard of Church music, classical music, or other good general music, but no light or hard rock or anything like unto it.” (Gene R. Cook, Raising Up a […]

By |January 29th, 2017|Media|0 Comments|

Do We Still Believe in the Patriarchal Order?

L. Hannah Stoddard, edited by James F. Stoddard III and L. Sarah Stoddard

In our day the phrase “Patriarchal Order” provokes deep emotions, generally negative, to many members of the Church.  To a growing number the Patriarchal Order is either something of the past that we have now finally moved beyond through further […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Family|4 Comments|

To Date or Not to Date? That is the Question.

Latter-day Courtship: A new (old) approach to dating

We have been told that “we’ve never had a better generation of young people in the Church than we have today.” 1  Why then are we losing more to immorality than we have ever lost? 


  1. President Gordon B. Hinckley, Church News interview, June 7, 1995
By |January 22nd, 2017|Family|5 Comments|

Can you pass the “test of discipleship”?

Earlier this afternoon, I read a stirring testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith that I have read many times before.  However, there was something different today.

[Joseph Smith] was a man of such spiritual stature that he reflected the image of the Lord Jesus to the people. His voice was the voice of the Lord. . . […]

Resources for Film/Movies

Growing up, our family never watched a movie without my parents pausing it all the way through to discuss the storyline, characters, underlying messages, etc. Based on my own experience in the film industry, I can promise that every split second is carefully crafted for HOURS to influence the viewer to feel and think […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Media|0 Comments|

Re-dedication for the upcoming year!

In eight days, a new year will begin.  What lies on the horizon?  In the scriptures, the number eight is a symbol of rebirth, of new life, of being born again, of new hope.  Today also begins the first day of Hanukkah, the season when many remember the great miracles of God in the […]


A friend recently asked, “Have you come across any findings in health about sugar? I watched Fed Up and it was a little scary to see. Wondering if you’ve looked into it/already know a lot about it. I’m starting to feel negative things after avoiding it.”

First of all, three cheers for being willing to […]

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