How Can I Be a Better Father?

Today is Father's Day, and I'm thinking about what I can do to be a better father. Here are ten principles the Book of Mormon teaches about being an effective father: 1. Give your children assignments, and trust that they can complete them. Behold I have dreamed a dream, in the which the Lord hath... Continue Reading →

What Are “Goodly Parents?”

The first Book of Mormon prophet, Nephi, opens his record by telling us that he was "born of goodly parents." What did he mean by "goodly?" In the next phrase, he provides some context: "Therefore," he says, "I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father" (1 Nephi 1:1). So he attributes his... Continue Reading →

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