Why I love the church

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for nearly 40 years. I remember many of the things that led me to join the church and have written about my conversion here. But today, I decided I should prepare something that could be delivered as a talk in … Continue reading Why I love the church


Thanksgiving 2018

We enjoyed Thanksgiving here at home with some friends -- Dave and Corrine Salisbury, Joe and Rhonda Reincut (not sure about spelling), and their friend Pearl Beach. We fixed the turkey, a sweet potato casserole with cranberries, mashed potatoes, gravy, and a fruit punch. The Salisburys provided rolls and a salad. The Reincuts brought dessert, … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2018

Sacrament Meeting Talk – Ministering to Future Members

Here's my first talk as a High Councilman, given August 19 2018 in the Ladera Ward, Los Lunas Stake, New Mexico. The topic we have been assigned to speak about this month is “ministering to future members”. What comes to your mind when I say that? (ministering to future members). Why would the stake presidency … Continue reading Sacrament Meeting Talk – Ministering to Future Members