The Children Clung to Us

The Children Clung to Us

In May 2006, I had the opportunity to perform a community service project delivering food and toys to an Afghan refugee camp. We began with a convoy briefing and were assigned to one of three convoy teams. The first convoy team was comprised of armed military...
Delivering Joy in a Blackhawk

Delivering Joy in a Blackhawk

While serving in Kirkuk, Iraq, my living quarters were on the edge of our base. I lived so close to the perimeter that I could see through the wire and watch the Iraqi children on the outside. The children frequently occupied their time by playing games. These kids...
If God Is for Us, Who Can Be against Us?

If God Is for Us, Who Can Be against Us?

I first heard of the truth of the restored gospel form Sister Ida Korth in Schwerin, Mecklenburg. During a visit, she told me of the First Vision, the Prophet Joseph Smith and his calling to be a prophet, the Angel Moroni, the Book of Mormon, and the restoration of...
Accounts of Latter-day Saints in East Germany

Accounts of Latter-day Saints in East Germany

During and after World War II, the Saints in East Germany, and all other occupied or devastated areas, had little-to-no access to Church headquarters. Despite the devastating effects of the war on every aspect of their lives, these Saints remained faithful. They...
Let’s Follow Dad—He Holds the Priesthood

Let’s Follow Dad—He Holds the Priesthood

February 13, 1945, is an unforgettable day in the lives of thousands of people who were living in Dresden, Germany. World War II was in full fury, with armed forces on all sides pushing towards the German borders trying to send this terrible war. We felt quite safe in...
Ezra Taft Benson Goes to Europe

Ezra Taft Benson Goes to Europe

While stationed at Marseilles, France, I received an assignment transferring me to London. I headed to London by way of Paris. I had a few days before I had to report to London, and while in Paris, I looked up Sherm Brinton, an M.D. working in a Paris hospital, and...
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