Review of the Republic Wireless Beta Phone (Moto Defy XT) & Service

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Republic Wireless is a revolutionary (in the disruptive-innovation sense) new phone carrier. Currently it’s shipping the popular Why? They offload as much of your phone calls and data to WiFi, as possible. That means they can charge a fraction of the price of normal carriers, while still offering complete Sprint coverage/service when WiFi is not… Continue reading…

Tithing Settlement In 2 Days (Share This Gift With Your Bishopric)

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This is post #1 of 2 in the series “Tithing Settlement in 2 Days” If you’re not a member of a bishopric, please share this with a member of yours. The gift of time might be the best thing you can give them this Christmas season. Tithing settlement for most members of the Church is… Continue reading…

LDS Symbol Cards on Kickstarter

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These make me excited—like I’m risking my life on an adventure with Robert Langdon (the hero of The DaVinci Code) and the ancient secret we’re after lies hidden beneath layers of cryptic symbols. (But I like to let my imagination run wild.) It’s actually a Kickstarter project called LDS Symbol Cards (being put together by my… Continue reading…

A Date Night That Might Actually Change Your Life (or Help You Do It)

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As I recently watched MLH contributor Kurt Francom interview Joseph Grenny (one of the authors of Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success), I was amazed to realize his organization had done extensive research on the effectiveness of home and visiting teaching. Though he only touched on it briefly, I found it fascinating: there is no… Continue reading…

Activity Registrations Using WordPress & Participants Database

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Some time ago I was asked to create a website where Church youth could register for Stake activities. Our Stake takes part in a regional youth Prom where several Stakes come together to make a special evening for the Youth. This “Mormon Prom” provides a good, wholesome, modest environment for youth to celebrate a special… Continue reading…

Study the Scriptures in Greek & Hebrew the Easy Way

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Even a little knowledge of Hebrew and Greek can enhance your understanding of the scriptures, bringing you closer to comprehending their meaning. There are online tools that offer the chance to dive into a deeper study and potentially learn the original scripture languages in the process. John Dyer of the Dallas Theological Seminary has created… Continue reading…

The Power of Questions 2: The Golden If/Then Question

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This is post #2 of 2 in the series “Power of Questions” The previous article in this series covered how to use closed-ended questions to discover a problem, when you had a clear understanding of the steps the person needs to take to progress, repent, or otherwise better themselves and their life. But what about… Continue reading…