Tag Archives: Quorum of Twelve Apostles

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 10, 2013

The Power of Kindness in Doing a Good Turn Daily

“It is so easy to criticize someone else, so easy to find fault, and sometimes we speak harshly of our neighbors and friends.” Learn in your youth the power of kindness by doing a Good Turn daily. Kindness is more powerful than its antonym – hatred, animosity, selfishness, intolerance.

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 05, 2013

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Receiver of Distinguished Eagle Award

Tuesday, December 3rd was Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s birthday. “Elder Jeffrey R. Holland was ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 23, 1994. At the time of this call, Elder Holland was serving as a member of the First Quorum of […]

By Brigham Young University
Nov 19, 2013

Three Principles a Scout Should Learn to Improve His Game

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make  ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them  the values of the Scout Oath and Law. [1] Elder L. Tom Perry, in a BYU Devotional, given on March 17, 1987, offers three principles, that if a Scout […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 01, 2013

Benefits of Scouting: Scouters are Shepherds Making a Difference

Scouting is the activity arm of the Aaronic Priesthood. If you are a young man in the LDS Church you cannot avoid it. Everyone is pushing you to be active, to get your Eagle. It can be frustrating especially if you do not want to go to Scouting activities. As a parent it can also […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 23, 2013

Elder Hales Encourages Scouts to Earn Their Duty to God

“I promise you that [Duty to God] will provide you with a living testimony that will sustain you throughout your life,” Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said in an article in the November 2001Ensign. “Where available, Scouting can also help you in this effort,” he said. “Some of the […]