What a dog taught me about the atonement

When I was a teenager, I had a dog named Butch — a springer spaniel-black labrador mix. My friend gave me Butch for free, and you know what they say, you get what you pay for. Butch had a strange yet endearing personality. When we would come home from church, or anywhere else, he’d sprint […]

5 scripture sections that focus on the atonement for Easter

The week prior to Easter is known as Holy Week, when Christians around the world remember the last days of the Savior’s earthly ministry that culminated in His sacrifice for all mankind. A careful study of the scriptures and the significance of the Savior’s atonement can enhance your observance of this important week. Here’s a list of passages that will […]

The continuing story of the real-life ‘The Saratov Approach’ elders

It’s a moment in their lives they will never forget. Fifteen years ago Andrew Propst and Travis Tuttle were kidnapped, held for ransom for five days and let go while serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia. Or, at least that is the story in a nutshell. However, Propst […]