Archive for January, 2014


Seven Habits Of A Highly Effective Priesthood Leader: Part Two

TheDiscipleMD 5) Honor The Priesthood- Respect it and use it only in the service of our fellow man. There is no room in the priesthood for selfish aggrandizement and for the seeking of the honors of men. “We have learned by sad experience that it is the nature and disposition of almost all men, as soon as they […]


Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Priesthood Leaders

TheDisicpleMD I’m still serving and still learning. However, a few things I have learned to date about leadership  is this: 1) Enjoy the calling- Smile when we serve. Our time in the trenches will be short-lived and when our time to serve comes to an end, we will probably find that we will miss it. While some callings can be challenging, there […]


She Delcared, “I’m Just Dating Him, I’m Not Marrying Him!” (But Later She Did!)

TheDiscipleMD I remember her standing up in the middle of the religion class I was teaching, and defiantly stating to her high school classmates, “I’m just dating him, I’m not marrying him!” But a few months later she did. I don’t know for sure what drove that young lady to stand up and make such […]


The Gospel Writers Light Up ‘The Dark Knight’

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I taught an early morning religion class to teenagers on the New Testament.  One morning we got into a discussion and I asked if any had seen “The Dark Knight”. This popular movie about Batman reached sales of $500 million. A number of the boys raised their hand and […]

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