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Dinner with One of Africa’s Richest Women

My wife and I are friends with one of Africa’s richest women, at least by her accounting. We were honored to have her over for…

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A Sacrament Meeting Worth Shouting About

Sunday turned out to be one of the most exciting sacrament meetings I can recall. It was exciting because a wonderful young lady, a 16-year-old…

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A Plea for Toleration and Kindness for Those Who Don’t Wear Masks

As some units of the Church return to more normalcy, including in-person meetings where muffled singing through masks is finally allowed, a challenge some will…

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How Mormon Women Party in Shanghai: Liberating Girls in Africa with a “Days for Girls” Service Project

When Mormon women party in Shanghai, the world becomes a better place. Especially parts of the world like Africa where women face roadblocks to education…

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A Mormon Scholar and His Students Changing the World for Good: Dr. Gene Cole at BYU

One of the blessings of travel is the opportunity to meet new people and learn from them. These past 3 weeks of non-stop travel have…

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General Conference and Immigration

I’ve been deeply touched by the emphasis on service to refugees being advocated by the Church during this recent General Conference. Related to that was…

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From Boy Band to the Tabernacle Choir: The Alex Boyé Story

Alex Boyé is the delightful musician you might have seen in the Tabernacle Choir, or perhaps in the European boy band, Awesome, which was a…

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That Book of Mormon Musical

Update, April 25, 2011: After reading the commentary of Glenn Nelson over at MormonArtistGroup.com, I’m much less concerned about the musical and would like to…

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