Missionaries December 2017

“For behold the field is white already to harvest; and lo, he that thrusteth in his sickle with his might, the same layeth up in store that he perisheth not, but bringeth salvation to his soul.” (D&C 4:4) Meet some…

What’s The Buzz? – From The Publisher

Local. LDS. Love. This is our new tag line, motto, and mantra. These three concepts drive the creation and production of The Arizona Beehive! Local. In our world of mass produced, Made In China, big box-sold, and drone-delivered, people have…

Shining Light In South Africa – Restoring The South African Temple’s Angel Moroni Statue

When Cameron Tidwell and Chase Tueller, co-owners of CT Decorative Finishes LLC, were commissioned to restore the Angel Moroni on top of the Johannesburg South Africa temple, they started looking to hire a couple extra hands to help on the…

Willing To Move Her Feet – Heather Sandstrom Leads BYU Management Society’s Phoenix East Chapter As New President

An exemplary leader herself, Heather Walker Benson Sandstrom now serves as chapter president of BYU Management Society, whose focus is “growing moral and ethical leadership.” “It’s an amazing organization, with chapters in Turkey, Brazil, Canada, and all parts of the…

Trail Angel – Camp LoMia’s Joe Wise Honored for 26 Years of Service

A hike that could have easily turned tragic was instead the impetus for Joseph Brinton Wise’s lifework as Camp LoMia’s “trail angel.” That work has spanned more than two and a half decades and touched thousands who have enjoyed the…

The Dynamic Mother-Daughter Duo – The Gould Group Brings Expertise And Experience In A Dynamic Real Estate Market

Penny Gould and Shannon Vowles are the dynamic mother-daughter real estate duo that make up The Gould Group. The real estate market in Arizona has dramatically changed over recent years, making trustworthy representation a must for both buyers and sellers.…

School’s Out Forever! – Chandler School Board Veteran Annette Auxier Is Moving On

After twenty years filled with countless assemblies, “Meet the Teacher” nights, fundraisers and graduations, Sister Annette Auxier, currently Chandler Unified School District Governing Board’s vice president, is ready for a recess of her own. The veteran school board member, who…

160 Service Hours, 83 Temples, 25,000 Miles, 50 States, 1 Family, Unlimited Memories! – On The Road With The Alcantar Family

On a warm Wednesday afternoon in August, the idea of traveling across America started to form in the minds of Sal and Ange Alcantar. The plan was to visit every Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in the…

Casting The Net – Missionary Program Changes Announced

On October 20th, the Church announced changes to the missionary program. Managing director Gary Crittenden and General Authority Seventy Elder Brent H. Nielson shared several upcoming shifts to missionary work, and all prospective missionaries should review the new set of…

Stretch Hearts and Minds – FHE Lessons That Focus On The Savior

President Russell M. Nelson stated that to be powerful disciples, “[o]ur focus must be riveted on the Savior and His gospel.” In his April 2017 General Conference address titled “Drawing the Power of Jesus Christ into Our Lives,” he suggested…