Tag Archives: Boyd K. Packer


31 August

“On Being a Mormon Historian (and Its Aftermath),” in George D. Smith, ed., Faithful History: Essays on Writing Mormon History, 1992, p. 76“When Elder Packer interviewed me as a prospective member of Brigham Young University’s faculty in 1976, he explained: ‘I have a hard time with historians because they idolize the truth. The truth is not […]

Visiting Teaching Message November 2015

01 November

General Conference, ‘Worthy of Our Promised Blessings,’ October 2015 As many of you know, when the Church holds General Conference twice a year, they instruct Visiting Teachers to use a talk from the conference as their lesson the following month. In light of that, I chose to use the talk ‘Worthy of Our Promised Blessings’ […]