Jerry Earl Johnston
Recent Articles by Jerry Earl Johnston
Published: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2:49 pm MST
People, religions and political parties will always make adjustments. And it’s the way those adjustments are made that separates the wise from the willy-nilly. Do you want to create an adventure or do you...
Published: Friday, November 7, 2014 4:01 pm MST
In just a few weeks, I’ll turn 66. I find that, as I age, other people struggle with me growing older as well. They’re not quite sure how “old” they should treat me.
Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3:03 pm MDT
From stake presidents to Primary presidents, leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will tell you it’s OK to have religious questions. Questions are the hallmark of a maturing faith.
Published: Friday, October 24, 2014 4:21 pm MDT
Kerry and Chris Shook are a pleasant-looking couple from Texas with a bit of advice for the rest of us: Let’s hear less talk, and see more walk. A Latter-day Saint might say: Enough lip service. It's time...
Published: Friday, October 10, 2014 4:36 pm MDT
Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Nobel 1970) said a country with a great writer is a country with a second government. That may sound self-serving; but it holds a morsel of truth.
Published: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 3:07 pm MDT
The baseball playoffs are upon us. And, as you’d expect, Joseph Smith is on the side of the Angels.He knows he shares a name with the Mormon prophet. He just doesn’t know how many other people kno...
Rocket ride: Salt Lake Bees infielder Shawn O'Malley living out his dream after enduring tumultuous year
Published: Saturday, September 27, 2014 1:16 pm MDT
Shawn O'Malley went from considering quitting baseball altogether to earning a spot on the Los Angeles Angels' roster.
Published: Friday, September 26, 2014 4:23 pm MDT
Sam Harris, you may know, is one of the “new atheists.” Along with Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and others, they form a band of firebrands that bombarded bookstores a few years back with bo...
Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:50 pm MDT
Something inside of all of us wants to get close to special people. And if we can't touch them, we want to touch — or just see — things their hands have touched.
Published: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 2:38 pm MDT
Some 30 LDS missionaries, led by William Bringhurst, arrived first and went to work building the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort. It was the first structure in the region. Today, the residents of Las Vegas celebrate ...