Jerry Earl Johnston
Recent Articles by Jerry Earl Johnston
Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:01 pm MDT
When you visit places where your ancestors lived, when you read about the world around them, when you touch objects they touched and read books they read, you help them to live again.
Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 4:23 pm MDT
Scholars debate the true holiness of just about every holy site in Israel. Yet there is one place where scholars, scientists and spiritual leaders all agree is a place where Jesus certainly stood — and th...
Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:38 pm MDT
I know we live in the “Beehive State.” But the other day I was set on my heels when I realized how much my own life is bound up with bees. I’m a “Bee” from Box Elder High.
Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 5:01 pm MDT
Traditionally, spiritual moments are moments filled with “light.” But as I travel around, I find that many churches — especially Catholic churches — are just the opposite. They offer us ...
Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:00 pm MST
I realize the term “edgy LDS writing” sounds like a contradiction to many people. But every group has its limits. And every group has writers who push them. An acquaintance of mine, David Kline, has...
Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 5:24 pm MST
People of faith produce an eye-popping amount of service and charitable funds for the world. Yet no matter how much we do, we feel ashamed we don't do more.
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:23 am MST
When it comes to home teaching, I’m usually the guy they make jokes about.I’m the guy who doesn’t home teach in October or December because I feel funny showing up at people’s houses o...
Published: Friday, February 13, 2015 4:18 pm MST
Some of the things people have read into the Book of Enoch are boggling. In the section of prophecies some readers see veiled references to metrosexuals, the modern country of Greece and even prophecies about F...
Published: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 4:20 pm MST
I like the idea of interfaith buffets. When it comes to the teachings of other churches, playing Chuck-A-Rama makes a lot more sense to me than playing Whac-A-Mole.
Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 5:05 pm MST
Founded in 1993, St. Antony's was the first recognized Coptic monastery outside of Egypt. The monastery was named for St. Antony the Great, a desert-dwelling saint who lived a bare-bones life.