Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Matters of Faith

In the ‘new year’ go the ‘old way’

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

In the ‘new year’ go the ‘old way’

Many in our culture today constantly promote “new things.” Everywhere you turn you find there is a new “trend,” or a new “fad.” You have all heard demeaning phrases like – old school – or, antiquated, archaic,...

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To whom do you turn when things get desperate?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

To whom do you turn when things get desperate?

The blistering heat radiated off of the concrete. “This must be what my Hot Pocket feels like when it’s in the microwave,” I thought. My feet hurt; I was exhausted, dehydrated, and lost. I was just a...

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The importance and real purpose of prayer

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

The importance and real purpose of prayer

In the not too distant past, the National Football League (NFL) had been referred to by some as the National Felons League. I couldn’t help but wonder if some found it ironic that a spontaneous prayer meeting...

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‘The Good Life’

Tuesday, January 10th, 2023

‘The Good Life’

In that great theological movie masterpiece, “Caddyshack,” Judge Smails wants to know if a young Danny Noonan is going to stand for “goodness” or “badness.” Danny replies, “I want to be good.” More poignantly, at the end...

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Following Jesus brings a better world

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Following Jesus brings a better world

With all the hustle, bustle, and tussle of Christmas season in our rear view, I believe now is good time to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.  After all, there are only 362 days left until...

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Christmas: The birth of Christ and the miracle of miracles

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

Christmas: The birth of Christ and the miracle of miracles

For most of us Christmas is a joyous time. Family and friends getting together; the exchange of gifts and good food. And of course, for those who look to the true meaning of Christmas, there is the...

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Awaken from complacency and set your mind to action

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

Awaken from complacency and set your mind to action

I was in a deep sleep but could feel my mind reluctantly being pulled back to consciousness. I was awake—sort of.  I was at least becoming more aware of my surroundings. Why was the light so bright? My...

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We can do nothing to deserve God’s unconditional love

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

We can do nothing to deserve God’s unconditional love

There are words that, while they are not usually translated in the Bible, are cornerstones of faith for many. Trinity is one of those words used to define God, as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. What is...

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The importance of giving on ‘GivingTuesday’ and throughout our lives

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

The importance of giving on ‘GivingTuesday’ and throughout our lives

Today is “GivingTuesday.” And I have to admit, I was “today” years old when I learned #givingtuesday was a thing. Just in case you are in the same boat as me, this is what givingtuesday.org says about...

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Are we truly grateful this Thanksgiving?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

Are we truly grateful this Thanksgiving?

Although gratitude and thankfulness are closely related, they are NOT synonymous. Thankfulness is like a warm, fuzzy, comfortable sweater, while gratitude symbolizes a sincere loving heart. Enroute to Jerusalem, our Savior met 10 lepers in a village....

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