“Abraham, Isaac, and Jesus”

By Travis Lauterbach God commanded Abraham to sacrifice his son, and Abraham reached the point of faith believing that if he did so, God would raise his only son from the dead. Abraham trusted that no matter what, God would be faithful to Him … [Read more...]

God’s Portion

Speaking of God’s portion is a little ludicrous, because everything is His to begin with. God said, “The world is mine, and all its fullness.” (Psalm 50:12b) But while it’s all Gods, God has given it to us and has called us to be good stewards over … [Read more...]

“Why Was Abraham Willing?”

For years, God had promised to Abraham that he would “make of him a great nation” and through his offspring “all the families of the earth would be blessed” (Genesis 12). Finally, Sarah gives birth to their son. And then God tells Abraham to sacrif … [Read more...]

Humanity’s Greatest Need

The existence of God is probably the most important topic or issue facing our crazy mixed up world. That’s a heck of a statement considering all the horrific acts of terrorism we’re seeing, all the wars that are either happening or that are on the ver … [Read more...]

Sister Savannah Lee

Sister Savannah Lee returned from her mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. She served in the Argentina Buenos Aires East Mission. Savannah is the daughter of Charlie and Sandra Lee of Mesquite 4th Ward. Sister Savannah L … [Read more...]

Approximately 5 children die every day because of child abuse. 1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys will be sexually abused before they reach age 18. 90% of child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator in some way. 68% are abused by a family … [Read more...]


“Abraham and Isaac”

By Travis Lauterbach Most people have some knowledge of what happened between Abraham and his son, Isaac. For many, the story from Genesis 22 is just plain confusing. At first what seems to only be about Abraham’s loyalty toward God, turns out t … [Read more...]

Elder Mern Hafen

Elder Mern Hafen returns after his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. He served from July 27, 2016-August 1, 2018 in the Canada Toronto Mission. Mern is the son of Victoria and Merlin Hafen of the Mesquite 6th Ward. He … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout Nathan Cannon

Nathan Cannon, a member of Troop 2493 sponsored by the Mesquite 4th ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, received his Eagle Scout Award. His project was installing a bench and planting trees near the statue of William and … [Read more...]

Scout Camp is great experience

Submitted by Mesquite LDS Public Affairs Eighty boy scouts from Virgin River Valley District ages 11-14 spent a week at Camp Konear Zion National Park. Scout and leaders represented 10 troops sponsored by the Mesquite Nevada Stake of the Church of … [Read more...]