AN ENDEAVOR OF LOVE – Endeavor Senior In-Home Care

When asked what makes Endeavor Senior In-Home Care different from other caregiving companies, Dave Rogers, the CEO and founder of the company, points to a picture of Christ comforting Mary and Martha at their brother Lazarus’ death, and states, “Service…

GRACED WITH HER LOVE & PRESENCE – Sandi Nielson, Avondale Vice Mayor, Dies At 62

Simply put, Sandi Nielson touched lives. So much so that when, on August 19, 62-year-old Sandra Margene Nielson lost her valiant battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise proclaimed August 28 “Sandi Nielson Memorial Day.” A member…

SERVING GOD BY SERVING STUDENTS – BYU Idaho’s Pathways Program Connects With Arizona State University

In 2000, the largest private junior college in the United States, Ricks College, became Brigham Young University-Idaho. At the same time, it began operating year-round and offering online courses. The goal was simple: serve more students. In May 2017, an…

A PLACE PREPARED – Mesa Arizona Temple To Close For Two-year Renovation

Just six weeks before Arizona’s sixth temple was dedicated and opened for patrons in Tucson this August, the First Presidency of the Church announced that the Mesa Temple—the state’s oldest—would be closed for extensive renovations. The 90-year-old Mesa Arizona Temple…

SERVICE. EXCELLENCE. TRADITION – Rowley Chapman & Barney, LTD

The law firm of Rowley Chapman and Barney, Ltd., has been serving the East Valley area for a long time. The firm was first founded in 1987 by attorney Richard Roberts, who retired in 2006, and they are celebrating their…

THIS YEAR, THE HOLY LAND! Equity Life Institute Offers Holy Land Experiences

Think the closest you’ll get to the Holy Land is the map in your scriptures? Think again! Equity Life Institute in Galilee offers explorations of the Middle East that will deepen travelers’ appreciation for the rich and sacred traditions of…

TWINSPERATION – Mesa Twins “Exterminate” The Competition On Their Way To Stardom

Jeffrey and Jason Linford don’t want to “bug” you, but they just might be the next big thing in music . . . and pest control. They were recently featured the ABC reboot of The Gong Show, where the identical…

Missionaries October 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…

PREP YOUR MISSIONARY – Making Sense Of Your Mission Packet

While submitting your papers is tough, the documents in your mission packet detail work for you that is specific to your exciting new call. Here are a few tips for keeping ahead of the deadlines and staying on track. First,…

CALLED TO SERVE – A Mother’s Perspective On Preparing Her Missionary

A son or daughter serving a full-time mission generates blessings for the entire family. For the Ramirez family, there was never a question about Matthew serving a mission. His mother, Myranda Ramirez of the Biltmore Ward in the Phoenix Arizona…