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Becoming One Through His Word

By Jessie Christensen

Did you know that the word atonement only appears once in the English version of the New Testament? And did you also know that it is a new word created by William Tyndale while he was preparing his English translation of the Bible during the fifteenth century? I learned both of these fascinating tidbits a …

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The Same Everywhere? Really?

By Jessie Christensen

A few weeks ago I was on vacation and attended church with family members in Hawaii. The topic for Relief Society that week was self-reliance, and the teacher caught our attention by placing a proverb in Hawaiian on the board as an introduction to her lesson. She then went on to teach one of the best lessons I’ve seen in a church class—it expertly wove her personal experiences with the teachings from our prophet in the manual, and powerfully brought the Spirit into the room.

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