Growing My Faith

Growing My Faith

By Alex For as long as I can remember, any time I heard the call from my church's leaders to Come Unto Christ or to work toward personal conversion I immediately told myself, "Yes! I will! I am converted and I am willing to do everything the Lord tells me to do." Reflecting on my personal testimony, I am proud of my enthusiasm and my willingness to serve. However, recently I have taken a different approach to developing my testimony and, in the process, I have discovered a new meaning of conversion. Recently, a few friends of…Read more …
What I Should Have Said

What I Should Have Said

By Alex My ears twitched back, my mind cringed, my heart hammered, and my fists at my side lost color because they tightened so much. Sound dramatic? This was actually a normal day at school. I was standing in the lunch line when overheard two not-so-pleasant boys talk about a girl in the most carnal and foul way. Being raised with three older sisters I know that respecting woman is of paramount importance. I wanted to do nothing less than to pin him against a wall and tell him how wrong he was…Read more …
What is Charity?

What is Charity?

by Alex It was a Friday and there was big football game but it wasn't a home game. I overheard one of my friends say that she was not going to attend. I asked her why and she told me that she did not have any money to get in. The cost was only four dollars. I felt that wasn't a reason a student shouldn't be able to support her school. I told her that I would pay for her to go, and she was very grateful. After the game I was cleaning…Read more …
What’s So Great About General Conference?

What’s So Great About General Conference?

We asked the youth at Small and Simple Truths what they like most about General Conference.  Here are their responses.  Feel free to "Click to Tweet" your favorite!   Liz The typical primary kid answer to why I like General Conference would be because of the spirit I feel when I listen. The spirit that fills my whole home as the Prophets voice can be heard on a radio or TV in almost every room. But for me its not only the feeling I get or the things that I learn. Its the…Read more …