Eyring's portrait

Henry B. Eyring

Bednar's portrait

David A. Bednar

Wilkes' portrait

Robert M. Wilkes

Dew's portrait

Sheri L. Dew

Raise the Bar

As the challenges around us increase, we must commit to do more to qualify for the companionship of the Holy Ghost.  Casual prayer won't be enough.  Reading a few verses of scriptures won't be enough.  Doing the minimum of what the Lord asks of us won't be enough.  Hoping that we will have the Atonement work in our lives and that we will perhaps sometimes feel the influence of the Holy Ghost won't be enough.

Brigham Young University - Idaho:  A Disciple Preparation Center

Let me suggest that in Rexburg, Idaho, we are in the process of creating not a missionary training center (MTC), but a Disciple Preparation Center - a DPC.  In this special and sacred and set apart place, you and I have access to unparalleled spiritual resources that can assist us in developing and deepening our devotion as disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ. 


Wherefore, the Lord God gave unto man that he should act for himself . . . (2 Nephi 2: 15-16

. . . I take that to mean that only with choice can there be freedom.  We are not free by entitlement but by the availability of our choices.  And the truth of the matter is, ultimately, we create most of the choices that make us free.

True Blue, Through and Through

Integrity is the foundational virtue upon which all other virtues are dependant.  It is the first rung on the character ladder.  Where there is integrity, other  virtues will follow.  Where there is no integrity, other virtues will have no chance of developing.

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