Religion

Two stories of how BYUH students decided to serve a mission

The desire to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints varies among prospective missionaries. Two BYU-Hawaii students – one a returned missionary and one a prospective – shared what led them to give up 18-24 months in service of the Lord.

Readjusting to life after the mission easier with scheduling and spiritual activities

Coming home from a mission can sometimes be difficult, but practicing self-discipline and utilizing church-related activities like Institute have helped returned missionaries at BYU-Hawaii readjust to life after service.

Forgiveness leads to peace, not forgiving results in pain

“We had lost our home, I recently had a miscarriage, and we had five little kids to take care of.

BYUH reflections on Elder Robert D. Hales

Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles passed away on Oct. 1, just hours before the final session of the Oct. 2007 General Conference. In wake of the news, students and a professor at BYU-Hawaii reminisced on his life on earth by sharing their favorite memories of him.

General Conference recap: President Monson absent, Elder Hales passes away

It was anticipated by the Deseret News that President Thomas S. Monson would not attend the 187th Semiannual General Conference sessions due to limitations related to age, but the passing of Elder Robert D. Hales in between the Sunday sessions came as a shock to everyone.

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