Conversion Stories of Your Ancestors

Have you ever wondered how your family came to be Catholic or Baptist or Methodist or Lutheran or Muslim or Hindu or whatever faith they may be? I have been fascinated by this question since learning about the conversion of my ancestor Tellef John Israelsen to the LDS (Mormon) faith in Norway in 1857. HisContinue reading “Conversion Stories of Your Ancestors”

CNN: Glenn Beck Tribute to President Gordon B. Hinckley

Mormon Church President Gordon B. Hinckley passed away at his home last night at the age of 97, after serving his church for decades, travelling the world to witness for Jesus Christ (here are links to 77 sermons he gave as church president), and reaching out encourage everyone to stand for something and to try to be better. Glenn Beck, who appears nightly on his own show on CNN says that President Hinckley was his "shining city on a hill," the person who made him want to be better.