Eric Knudsen

Eric Knudsen

My nephew Eric Knudsen completed a mission to St. George, Utah in 2014, and on a Sunday in July of that year, with lots of family gathered around, he shared some of his experiences, both the good and the bad.

“White Christmas”

“White Christmas”

What Christmas in Honduras is expected to be like, President Bush challenges the missionaries to have a "White Christmas", and how being a zone leader reminds him of Dad.

Becoming a More Consecrated Missionary

Becoming a More Consecrated Missionary

Editor’s note: What you’re reading below is really only a portion of a much longer letter Elder Call sent to...

Eight Months in the Mish

Eight Months in the Mish

It’s hard to believe that Elder Spencer Call has now completed, in October 2016, one-third of his mission. I asked...

Louise Crowley’s Early Years – A Gospel Culture

Louise Crowley’s Early Years – A Gospel Culture

Louise Crowley recounts her entrance into the Petty world, and how the gospel permeated her family culture.

Obedience to True Principles

Obedience to True Principles

Dearest Family and Friends, Oh Honduras. First the Internet went out in the chapel, then here in the private Internet,...

Mary Nelson Atkin, 1926-2016 Part 1

Mary Nelson Atkin, 1926-2016 Part 1

My sweet grandmother, Mary Nelson Atkin, passed away this year at the age of 90. She was an amazing influence...

Willy’s Funeral

Willy’s Funeral

It’s easy to forget that serving a mission is about serving people. For Elder Spencer Call, an unplanned event when...

Teaching Chastity and the Word of Wisdom

Teaching Chastity and the Word of Wisdom

Dearest Family and Friends, A Short Week As you know, with Elder Alonso’s tour of our mission on Monday, today...

Eternal Relationships, Eternal Families

Eternal Relationships, Eternal Families

LDS missionaries typically teach people who are looking for more meaning in their lives, and who want to change. That...

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