Nepal Will Rise Again

           In a recent gathering at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Klein, Bishnu Adhikari – a Nepal in-country director for CHOICE Humanitarian — spoke to close to 800 people about his humanitarian work after the devastating earthquake. Bishnu, a 2010 CHOICE Humanitarian of the Year and featured in the film Meet […]

To Serve The Many And The One

Some people feel that to serve it must be on a grand scale. And in all honesty many lives were touched at Houston’s most recent Klein Stake Youth Conference, and not just for the residents and patrons of Acres Home Community – a large community center located in a challenged neighborhood north of Houston. Klein […]

A Life That Is Not Documented Within A Generation Or Two Will Be Lost…

It was just another Saturday in Spring, Texas. But instead of gardening, or even sitting inside watching the History Channel, on February 28, family history enthusiasts made their way over to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the annual Roots Tech Family Discovery Day.

Houston Area Teens Exemplify Leadership And Love Through Service At Youth Conference

Two nights, three days and 335 sunburns. Not bad for an Easter weekend. Youth and leaders in the Klein Texas Area of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered last weekend on 1300 acres of land for their annual Youth Conference. This year’s theme was “Becoming Perfected With Christ”. This youth-led conference gave […]

Not your grandma’s genealogy any more

On the morning of February 8, 25 youth from the Klein Champions area chose to get up early on a Saturday morning to do something unusual. After meeting for an early morning breakfast at the home of 16-year Rylan Hair in Spring, youth ranging in ages from 12 to 18 went as a group to […]

The Holy Ghost Inspires Us All

For anyone curious about the basic principles followed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the Articles of Faith provide an overarching framework of our beliefs. While the Articles of Faith are not complete in explaining all of our beliefs they are a good summary of LDS scripture and principles that are […]

Houston Area Scout Camporee Celebrates 100 Years Of Church Scouting

To celebrate the partnership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with the Boy Scouts of America, Mormon troops in the Sam Houston Area Council hosted a regional weekend camporee, one of the largest attended in its history, at Camp Bovay in Navasota, Texas.

Mormons In Africa

While Africa is one of the fastest growing areas of converts for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, proselyting and maintaining over 900 congregations is just part of the impact the Church has in these countries. In the last ten years alone the LDS church has:

A prophet – or a man?

One of the unique characteristics of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is our belief in a modern-day prophet. “We believe in the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth.” (Article of Faith #6) This belief is unique among mainstream Christian faiths who, […]

Pedaling for principles: Houston cyclists choose to not ride on Sunday

How far would you go to uphold your principles? Better yet, how far would you pedal — more than 140 miles? How about also burning more than 8,200 calories and helping out a good cause? Ah, but one more thing. It has to be done in one day.