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The Light of Christ and the Birth of Christ

This is the short message I gave near the end of the musical Christmas Devotional for the Appleton, Wisconsin Stake on Dec. 24, 2022 in Neenah, Wisconsin. The Light of…

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May We Follow the Science and Stand for Life

From The Chosen, “The Messengers” I began my Christmas Day by watching the “Messengers” episode of The Chosen in which the baby Jesus is born. It was touching to contemplate…

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The Kindness of Two Chinese Strangers Turned Our Christmas Eve from Frustration to Joy

Sorry for the delay in posting this note which I wrote during the Christmas holidays and already shared on Facebook.  Christmas Eve was marvelous for us thanks to the surprising…

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The Christ Child: Best Nativity Video I’ve Seen, New from LightTheWorld.org

This 18-minute video about the Nativity is beautifully filmed and sweetly conveys some of the joy and hope that came with the birth of the Savior. It’s the best version…

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“Six Brown Eggs”: A Christmas Blessing from Leo Munson, a Shopkeeper in Southern Utah

Yesterday in Sacrament meeting in the Appleton Second Ward of Appleton, Wisconsin, the Stake President, Nathan Munson, shared a Christmas story involving Leo Munson, his ancestor from Escalante, a small…

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Christmas Coincidences, or the Blessings of Bureaucracy

If we were more skilled in listening to inspiration from the Lord and more diligent in seeking it, the Lord might not need to use so many blunt techniques to…

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Merry Christmas from the Communist Party

On Dec. 24, as we were at the Hongqiao Airport in Shanghai on our way to Hong Kong, I was touched by the abundant Christmas themes on display and the…

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A Lesson from the Great Sign of the Birth of Christ in the Book of Mormon

One thing has long puzzled me about the Book of Mormon account of the birth of Christ. Why did the believers mourn and begin to fear that Samuel the Lamanite’s…

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Stunning New Video Gives Details and Insights on the Arabian Peninsula Evidence for the Book of Mormon

If you’re looking for a great Christmas gift for yourself or others, be sure to consider the amazing new feature-length video, Lehi in Arabia, available for order at http://www.lehiinarabia.com/. Chad Aston’s…

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A Winter of Miracles

The past few weeks have been a winter of miracles for me, and I wish to express my wonder and gratitude. One of the top blessings was the baptism of…

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