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The Tabernacle Choir and the power of music

Each Sunday from 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on WFLO, listeners are treated to the sounds of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, which President ... Read more

2 days ago by Brent Roberts.

COLUMN — Our nation should return to God

There was a time just less than 20 years ago when our nation stood together as one people. Race, politics, religion, gender, sexuality were all ... Read more

1 week ago by Barry Vassar.

The miracle of the Lord’s mercies

“It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

Give up, give in, or go on

I am grateful for that statement from Andy Andrews. For more than the last five months, we’ve all been making lemonade out of the lemons ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Moxley.

Walking in newness of life

Generally, I don’t believe in coincidences. I like to think that we can learn from all experiences, good and bad. And just between you and ... Read more

1 month ago by Brent Roberts.

Trust God with all your problems

I recently went to the beach. I loved the waves crashing against me as I tried to stand firm. I loved the wind hitting me ... Read more

1 month ago by Barry Vassar.

True soldiers in the army of the Lord

“Finally, my brethren be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may ... Read more

1 month ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

Three things you need to ‘stay in’ this season

During our COVID “quarantine” my wife and I studied Keys to Freedom by Nancy Alcorn. I want to share with you some habits that help ... Read more

2 months ago by John Moxley.

The pioneer heritage of the Latter-day Saints

On July 24, 1847, a wagon company of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in the Salt Lake Valley in ... Read more

2 months ago by Brent Roberts.

Find Christ, but don’t lose yourself

Think about some of the codes or edicts you live by. Think about the standards you conform to and ask yourself “do they define who ... Read more

2 months ago by Barry Vassar.

Put it all in the Lord’s hands

“And they said unto him, we have here but five loaves, and two fishes. 18. He said, Bring them hither to me.” Matt. 14: 17,18, ... Read more

2 months ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

Reflecting on time in solitude

Recently I hiked a trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway with my son. It was early on a cool morning, with few people around — ... Read more

3 months ago by Brent Roberts.

Only God can judge a person’s heart

I had a coworker once who asked me about a decision that we had made regarding a difficult situation. They asked, “Did we do the ... Read more

3 months ago by Barry Vassar.

Thy will, not mine, be done

A delightful man in our congregation recently lost his wife suddenly. Many people had been praying for her recovery. When she departed to be with ... Read more

4 months ago by John Moxley.

Latter-day Saints adjust services and missions due to COVID-19

I have been asked by many friends and neighbors how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is weathering the pandemic. As with many ... Read more

4 months ago by Brent Roberts.

When we gather, let it be with a renewed purpose

Memorial Day and Memorial Day weekend would seem to go hand in hand, yet they are two different events. Memorial Day is a day set ... Read more

4 months ago by Barry Vassar.

The joy of the Lord is our strength

During this season of uncertainty caused by this pandemic of COVID-19, I have had numerous conversations with many people centering around why God has allowed ... Read more

4 months ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

How will you come out of this time of quarantine?

Right now we are in the middle of, what feels like, if not is, a global quarantine. Countries around the world have lockdowns, and shelter-in-place ... Read more

5 months ago by John Moxley.

Faithful in Christ

Recently a phrase jumped out at me from the scriptural page, “Faithful in Christ.” Paul addressed warm greetings to the saints in Ephesus who were ... Read more

5 months ago by Brent Roberts.

A setback is a setup for a reset

God reset the world after the great flood. God reset the Jewish people after bringing them out of captivity. God reset the face of religion ... Read more

5 months ago by Barry Vassar.

The resurrection is our sustaining power forever

We are now on the other side of Easter and the blessed hope of the resurrection is again woven into the faith of believers. However, ... Read more

5 months ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

A different Easter

Easter is going to be a little different this year. How could it not be? Observing our cherished Easter traditions has become all but impossible. ... Read more

5 months ago by John Moxley.

Seek the best gifts

Perhaps envisioning difficult times such as these, the Apostle Paul taught: “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant” (1 Corinthians 12:1). ... Read more

6 months ago by Brent Roberts.

Are you prepared or trying to stock up?

At the time of this writing (March 20, 2020), groceries stores are running or have ran out of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, hand soap and ... Read more

6 months ago by Barry Vassar.

What is it you want Jesus to do for you?

“And Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” And the blind man said to him, “Master, let me receive ... Read more

6 months ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

God’s Daylight Savings plan

I’ve discovered that time goes by fast when you realize your child is old enough to vote. I’m so proud of my daughter for exercising ... Read more

6 months ago by John Moxley.

Prayer is a powerful thing

Prayer is a strong and mighty force. Danish theologian, Soren Kierkegaard said, “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change ... Read more

7 months ago by Guest Columnist.

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