“All that was required of us was to enjoy it and invite our friends and neighbours to join us:
If ye break faith with us who die, we shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders fields.
“I heard these words as if they had been whispered in my ear…“
“Did we leave an everlasting impact? Probably not, but for that week we helped the people we saw. We helped the one. Whatever we did, it was worth it to me.”
“You must understand that these children never have such treats and it could very well be the first cake they have ever seen.”
'We’ll never know, in mortality, what the likes of many endured. But, we can bow our heads and give them some respect, some sympathy, our thanks, our commitment to never forget!'
“Ministering To Our Father’s Children” is a series of articles compiling selected journal excerpts of Brother Christensen, who has travelled to many parts of the world providing charitable service to the poorest of our Heavenly Father's children, many living under the most severe of conditions. Experiences he describes [without editing] have been organized into collections that demonstrate Christ-like attributes or qualities shown by these wonderful people.
“That day I came to the realization that God trusted me, that I came to be in that place, at that time, to help and protect one of his precious daughters.”
Immigration from many lands is part of Church history in Canada. From Africa to Canada, this story tells how a family decided to immigrate, determined to actively experience gospel living and temple blessings.
“We decided to just serve the people in the community...and miracles began to happen.”
Mormon Missionaries Changing Lives; Members Sharing the Blessings
“They recognized the challenges of such an international effort; however, they did not lack faith.”