Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Matters of Faith

Live your life for Christ and if that leads to persecution, so be it

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Live your life for Christ and if that leads to persecution, so be it

I remember seeing a movie when I was about 4 or 5 years old. The title of the movie was “The boy with green hair.” I don’t remember a lot about the movie, but what stuck in my...

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Lent helps us to reflect on sin and the need for our Savior

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Lent helps us to reflect on sin and the need for our Savior

A teacher in Bountful, Utah, last week ordered a student to remove an ashen cross from his forehead. This student, the only Roman Catholic student in the class, attended an Ash Wednesday service, where the priest applied a...

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‘Nothing man-made can approach what God can do for His children’

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

‘Nothing man-made can approach what God can do for His children’

In case you missed it, President Russell M. Nelson wrote an insightful opinion column in the Arizona Republic, the major Phoenix newspaper. He writes like he talks: clear, poignant, and filled with faith-promoting experiences. Here are some...

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Faith: Sure of what we hope for, certain of what we cannot see

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Faith: Sure of what we hope for, certain of what we cannot see

The New Testament writer of the book of Hebrews appears to say the idea of faith is one of both certainty and hope. No doubt some might see that as something of a contradiction.  There remains some...

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Christians in age of outrage need to respond with gentleness, respect

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Christians in age of outrage need to respond with gentleness, respect

Turn on cable news, or God forbid, check the comments on almost any social media post and you will quickly discover that we are living in what can accurately be described as an Age of Outrage. According...

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Book helps deepen our conversion of Jesus Christ

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Book helps deepen our conversion of Jesus Christ

Without question, “He is risen” are the three most important words recorded in history. Although the Bible never directly quotes Jesus saying, “Come follow me,” that message is certainly the second most important three-word phrase in our...

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The Lord has sent men to preach the Word to save His people

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

The Lord has sent men to preach the Word to save His people

On Saturday, many Christians celebrated the Festival of St. Titus. Titus was a young pastor who St. Paul took under his wing and who later became an associate pastor sent by Paul to Corinth and the Island...

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If God couldn’t trust me to safeguard the bank, how could he ever trust me?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

If God couldn’t trust me to safeguard the bank, how could he ever trust me?

Let’s just keep this between us, so please do not tell anyone I told you this story: Believe it or not, when I was in my 20s, I robbed a bank and got away with it.  Yes,...

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‘Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest’

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

‘Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest’

Happy New Year!  I know that greeting is time sensitive, but since we’ve only been into 2019 for about a week, I think it still has relevance. There is no question any New Year can be stressful,...

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January is the time to continue the true meaning of Christmas

Monday, December 31st, 2018

January is the time to continue the true meaning of Christmas

Pamela Atkinson’s status continues to grow as one of my personal heroes. I simply consider Pamela — not Pam — as Utah’s Mother Teresa. Her love and concern for the homeless and less fortunate remains unparalleled on...

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