Tag Archives: inspiration

By Julia Thompson
Feb 16, 2018

Single Mom, Allison Jackson, Found Purpose Through Scouting

Single Mom to Scouter Allison Jackson, a single mom from a small Pennsylvania town, used Scouting to light her way home after years lost at sea. She was inactive in the Church and frustrated with people. She felt like an outsider looking in, wanting badly to belong. Out of the blue, a sister called Allison […]

By Dave Olpin
Jun 18, 2013

The right to inspiration

While serving as an Provo Mission Training Center branch president, in one group of fifty elders forty-seven of them were Eagle Scouts, and in most groups the average was 60-80 percent. The Right to Inspiration Several years ago, I was acting as a Scout leader, and took a group of boys from Provo, Utah, to […]