Devotionals

19Jun

AIM HIGH AND TRUST IN THE FATHER

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

AIM HIGH AND TRUST IN THE FATHER

As Director of Enrollment Management at LDS Business College, Brother Travis Blackwelder is someone who has always had high expectations for himself. Shortly after graduating from Brigham Young University, he applied for Harvard University and was accepted to pursue his master’s degree there. This was a life-changing experience for him.

01Jun

LOSE SELF IN SERVICE

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

LOSE SELF IN SERVICE

In his early years, student J Smith was taught constantly to look for opportunities to serve. As he grew up with his family, J’s dad always reminded him to help others. J knew that service was something really important. The world was full of need.

01Jun

REFLECT ON 3 KEY MESSAGES IN HYMN

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

 REFLECT ON 3 KEY MESSAGES IN HYMN

Hymn writer, church leader and business professor Lee Tom Perry knows the power of music to teach and inspire. During a recent devotional, he shared background on why “As Now We Take the Sacrament” is one of the most remarkable sacrament meeting hymns.

24May

Stay on the right side and be safe

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Stay on the right side and be safe

Driving in the fog can be hard, but one can get home safely. During her devotional address on May 16, Sister Alynda Kusch shared how as a teenager she and her siblings survived a treacherous drive home after a Mutual youth activity.

 

24May

Follow the Voice of the Good Shepherd

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Follow the Voice of the Good Shepherd

President Kusch addressed the students by explaining how on a recent Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok, 27 passengers chose not to fasten their seat belts since the skies were clear. 

16May

CENTER LIFE AND LEARNING ON SAVIOR

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

CENTER LIFE AND LEARNING ON SAVIOR

The devotional held during New Student Orientation Summer 2017 drew a crowd eager to hear words of advice. First to speak was Brother Vince Vaughn, Vice President of Administration at LDS Business College. He encouraged students to live the Honor Code.

 

09May

Farewell: My Prayer for You

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Farewell: My Prayer for You

BC faculty and students gathered recently to hear a farewell talk from beloved President J. Lawrence Richards. As he shared words of wisdom, President Richards spoke of his beginnings at the College. He told how his wife suggested he apply for a teaching position there, and he said he would never forget the confirmation he received in the temple as he asked if the school was the place for him. The many blessings and changes that followed touched his life in significant ways.

05May

“Savior of the World” Inspires

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

“Savior of the World” Inspires
The Savior and his teachings received a stirring spotlight as the BC Choir, BC Voices, soloists and narrators performed the “Savior of the World” cantata during a BC devotional. The music, written by Janice Kapp Perry with lyrics by Joy Saunders Lundberg, focused on Jesus Christ and his divine birth, teachings, miracles, death and resurrection.
 
04Apr

Choose wisely, choose well

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Choose wisely, choose well

Sister Wendy Porter encourages those around her to choose well in crucial moments. At a recent devotional, the Senior Instructional Designer at the BC recalled her most memorable basketball game ever. She shared how Danny Ainge, with only eight seconds left in the game, shot the winning basket for BYU.

04Apr

Pedro learns from life’s battles

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Pedro learns from life’s battles

While reflecting on the many people he had met in life, student Pedro Rodriguez found himself thinking of how suffering is different for everyone. He wondered why some people suffered a lot while others seemed to live perfect lives with little or no suffering.

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