Lessons from Homeschool

By Nick Jones, Homeschool Graduate I graduated way, way back in 2010. We had the graduation ceremony at Southern Virginia University, and there were only eight of us! Since then I have served a full-time mission in Tucson, Arizona; gotten married; graduated from BYU with a BS in Neuroscience; and am now partway through my … Read more

Six Poems You Can Write

From Penny Gardner’s “Beautiful Works” class given at the 2015 youth conference. Listen the whole recorded class here in our audio library. Here are six different poems you can learn to write today. 1. Cinquain Five short, non-rhyming lines: A one-word title Two descriptive words Three action words Four feeling words A word or two … Read more

34 Things Youth Can Do During General Conference

By Suzette Conrad General Conference is just around the corner and I for one am so excited. With how long sessions are it’s easy for you or your ears to fall asleep. But going into conference with a purpose can help you listen and get more out of it. Here are some ideas specifically for youth … Read more

Lead Like an Avenger

By John Patterson Here’s the thing: lots of people think that all great leaders are born that way. A lot of people who are kind of born on the awkward side just eventually resign themselves to their fate of always being awkward. Don’t do that to yourself! You can lead! Obviously that means that some … Read more