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Do I Dare Join the Woman in the Boat?

  “Woman Reading in a Boat” by Arthur Becher, ca. 1910. I just awoke from a dream, or series of dreamlike images, in which I…

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BillionGraves: A Remarkable Tool for Finding Graves of Your Ancestors

With the need to return to Utah for a while, my wife and I decided to drive instead of our normal routine of flying. This…

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How FamilySearch.org Strengthened Ties with My Mother

I’d like to thank FamilySearch.org for one of the most enjoyable times I’ve spent with my mother. While I was in Salt Lake recently, one…

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“Our Genealogy Work Is Done”: A Faulty Attitude

Today one of our local genealogy enthusiasts pointed out some problems in thinking that one’s genealogy work is done. Many LDS people with LDS ancestors…

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The Savior of the World, the Entire World: Grace Effective to Save All Men

Some critics have argued that the Latter-day Saint concept of moral agency (a.k.a. free agency) would make God no longer sovereign if we were really…

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