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A Conversation with US2’s about Poverty and Race

On Saturday morning, Chelsea Spyres (one of my Global Mission Fellow prayer partners and one of my closest friends) co-delivered the Young People’s Address to General Conference. Chelsea is one of the most genuine and compassionate individuals I know, and … Continue reading

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A Chance to Vote

Serving as a reserve delegate comes with both joys and challenges. Joys: There’s less pressure! If I need to take an hour for my health (read: sanity), I can do that and not feel guilty about missing a vote or … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy

I wrote some of this on Friday and some on Saturday. Both days we have spent most of our time in legislative committees. You can see my spread as we work. I am assigned to General Administration in the sub-committee … Continue reading

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The View of General Conference from a Marshal’s Perspective

I like to think of my role as the official greeter of the General Conference! Imagine a Walmart greeter. And since I enjoy talking to people, it is a perfect fit! Most folks I encounter are pleasant, courteous, and appreciative of our help. Marshals help people find where they are going, problem solve, and contact help if it is serious (i.e. – yesterday someone passed out in a meeting and the paramedics had to be called). Continue reading

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RULE 44 is NOT FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

It isn’t that today was a surprise. It’s just that it was a disappointment. I knew all along that we were fighting an uphill battle. Although our blog policy (if families can also make policy) is that we don’t dwell … Continue reading

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Day One

Written by Connor Kenaston, Lay Reserve Delegate from WV And so it begins… After a long flight, time changes, and not enough sleep, I have finally arrived in Portland! Honestly, much of the first day of General Conference was wonderful. … Continue reading

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