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BC students leave weekly devotional at Assembly Hall on Temple Square. 

14Mar

A sacred place

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

A sacred place

When he graduated from high school, Daniel Carter considered different colleges but was drawn to LDSBC. Little did he know how much the College and its spiritual focus would truly touch and shape his future. During his first year at the school, Daniel gained the extra knowledge and spiritual preparedness he needed to serve a mission. He gave his first Melchizedek Priesthood blessing at the school.

14Mar

Decide to Be Christ-Like

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Decide to Be Christ-Like

Brother Randall L. Ridd learned a lesson he has never forgotten while serving on the Young Men General Board. “As long as you can decide what you are going to be, why not decide to become something good?” he told LDSBC students at a recent devotional.

10Mar

The right fit for Hyunook

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

The right fit for Hyunook

You never know how far a good friendship can take you, but for Hyunook Kim it took him all the way across the Pacific Ocean to a different continent. “Hanjun Park and I grew up together in Ulsan South Korea” said Hyunook. “We have always been really good friends. Hanjun attended LDSBC and told me about it. He encouraged me to attend the school as well. But I was still not sure about coming to America.”

07Mar

God loves each of us

Posted in Devotionals

God loves each of us

When someone mentions “love,” it’s easy to think of romantic love or the love we share with family and friends. But pure love, the deepest form, comes from Jesus Christ. Our Savior’s love was so deep that despite the utmost in suffering he atoned for each son and daughter of God.

07Mar

5 winning strategies for life

Posted in Devotionals

5 winning strategies for life

If you have ever wondered what can help you be a champion in all you do, pay close attention to Brother Larry Gelwix. Starting in 1976, he coached the Highland Rugby team to an astounding 419 wins and 10 losses. The team played in 19 national championships, and the movie “Forever Strong” is based on him and his players.

03Mar

Small miracles help Sarah face challenges

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Student Stories

Small miracles help Sarah face challenges

Most international students who come to the United States for an education face two challenges: language and finance. It was no different for Sarah Dantas, born and raised in Brazil. And like many international students, Sarah saw a number of small miracles fall into place to make it all possible. Her miracles started with family.

28Feb

Happiness is a choice

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Happiness is a choice

When asked about happiness and how to be happy, Andre Alves says gladness has filled his heart since he joined the Church. As he looks back at his life before his conversion and now, Andre acknowledges the many tender mercies in his life. One of the greatest lessons he has learned is that “The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches us that we can succeed.”

28Feb

We have received so many answers

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

We have received so many answers

Life is full of questions, but the answers are here for us, said Brother George Durrant and his wife, Susan Easton Black Durrant. The two would know: they are highly regarded for their extensive studies, books and classes on religion and Church history.

24Feb

Hunter opens doors for himself and others

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Hunter opens doors for himself and others

Bringing people together has always mattered to Hunter DeVries, a “country boy at heart” who was born and raised in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah. “I want to contribute to the world by adding positivity in everything I do,” he said. During high school, he even used social media to invite all high school students to games and other activities.

21Feb

The Lord Can Do Great Things With You

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

 The Lord Can Do Great Things With You

Brother Craig Nelson knows about hard work. He worked on a tractor as his first job, and over the years his life has been one that demonstrates devoted service and his love of God. As part of the LDSBC presidency, during a devotional Brother Nelson shared seven key things we can do to help the Lord bless our lives.

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