What Do Mormons Believe: Self-Reliance

June 12, 2011

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the welfare plan of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church Security Plan—which would later be renamed the Church Welfare Plan—was first announced in April 1936 in the Great Depression era by president Heber J Grant. The program helps people through temporally difficult circumstances in […]


What Do Mormons Believe: Thoughts on Service

February 17, 2011

This last week a question was received asking about service, a pretty broad topic to be sure.  As I’ve pondered what to write in response, I kept thinking about how important the principle of service is in the gospel of Jesus Christ.  In Mathew 25:31-46, Christ teaches us a little about the final judgement.  He […]


Service and Spiritual Eyes

December 20, 2010

I recently gave birth to my second child, a girl. I was and am feeling extremely blessed. Not only for her presence in my life, but because I was the recipient of so much service from others. I am getting gifts and free babysitting from neighbors and friends and family  and starting to feel a […]


Mormon Fellowship – Visiting and Home Teaching

February 12, 2010

Visiting and Home Teaching are the Church’s programs that allow for fellowship, help members care for each individual’s needs, and provide an opportunity to serve each other.


Prophet: “We are appealing to members to donate”

January 22, 2010

As you well know, the people of Haiti are in desperate need.  The earthquake that hit near the capital has already decimated the population and more are in danger as their injuries and wounds lie unattended.  People from around the world have been congregating on the island to help, including an airplane full of returned […]

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