Substantive Eagle Scout Project Helps The Homeless

Kade Johnson needed an Eagle Scout project.  His family of five wanted to do service.  Everyone sought that soul satisfying feeling you get when you are involved in something meaningful.  Direct HOPE of Houston, Texas provided the means to the all those ends. 

The Star-Spangled Banner by the Siebert Family – July 4, 2017

Touching July 4th video – The Star-Spangled Banner by the Siebert Family of Katy Texas. 

Running For – And With – Kaitlyn

Once a tiny preemie facing the probability of severe, life-long physical and mental problems, Kaitlyn Burr has come a long way.  Startling news Seven years ago, well before she was due to be born, a routine ultrasound revealed that Kaitlyn had spina bifida, a neurological birth defect that occurs yearly in the U.S. in about […]

Hundreds Of Iraq/Afghanistan Wounded Veterans Hosted At Summerwood – Slide Show

Home Teacher Friendship Cements Recognized Coach Convert To The Church

Former basketball players from across the United States joined their beloved coach Rick Sherley at Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas. The occasion was the north gymnasium was renamed Rick Sherley Gymnasium in his honor. Over 200 players, school personnel, friends and family gathered at a reception and presentation marking Sherley’s 25 years as […]

LDS Homeschooled Siblings Perfect ACT – Top .083%

It’s not often that students who haven’t graduated from high school take a direct route to college, especially if they are years younger than most graduates. For one family, however — Stan and Melanie Jensen and their four children — it’s getting to be a tradition.  

The Price For America’s Freedom

We have often heard it said that freedom isn’t free.  We look to our servicemen, our government officials and our religious leaders to fight for our rights and pay the price required to secure America’s freedoms. But the Lord has already set the price to be paid for this nation’s freedoms and that cost is […]

Eight Boy Scouts From The Same Unit Awarded Eagle Rank

TOMBALL TEXAS – On February 8, eight Boy Scouts were simultaneously awarded the prestigious Eagle Scout rank at a special Court of Honor held at New Kentucky Park. All of the young men are members of Troop 619, which is sponsored by the Lakewood Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Orion […]

The LDS Church Partners With Largest National Food Relief Agency To Supply Peanut Butter

A collective sigh of joy and relief rose up from the dozens of onlookers as the first jars of peanut butter from the Church’s cannery in Houston Texas earmarked for Feeding America moved down the production line January 26, 2017.  

Tabernacle Organist’s Invitation To Lutheran Music Minister Leads To Concert

Spring Texas – Celebrating a friendship and passion of purpose, Dr. Linda Margetts, Tabernacle Organist, performed in an organ concert for the community at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring Texas.  The performance was part of the church’s concert series organized by Dr. Bill Brusick, Minister of Music at Trinity Klein.