Monthly Archives: May 2015

Obama and Immigration

Thoughts on Obama’s Unilateral Immigration Action By Ken K. Gourdin A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued a 2-1 decision delaying President Barack Obama’s recent executive orders on immigration. I speak passable … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Debts We Owe

We Owe Those Who’ve Gone Before – and Who’ve Sacrificed So Much That We Might Have the Blessings We Do – a Debt of Gratitude This Memorial Day By Ken K. Gourdin Writing for the Deseret News, James F. Burns … Continue reading

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Thanks to Those Who Serve

Regardless How We Feel About Any Given Conflict, Those Who Have Served in Our Armed Forces Deserve Our Thanks This Memorial Day  By Ken K. Gourdin A recent Associated Press story by Rebecca Santana about attitudes of former soldiers toward … Continue reading

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On Being Led By Living Prophets

Note: I delivered this address in my congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints on April 19, 2015. On Being Led by Living Prophets By Ken K. Gourdin My subject today is being led by living prophets. … Continue reading

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I’m Okay

When Did “I’m Okay” Become Such a Bad Thing?  By Ken K. Gourdin A former ecclesiastical leader of mine once delivered this whimsical verse from the pulpit about our tendency to believe that if we’re doing the right things, our … Continue reading

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Youth, Behavioral Issues, and Crime

Lambertus, Vidinhar Cases Pose Difficult Issues By Ken K. Gourdin Aza Vidinhar, age 16 at the time of the crimes and age 17 now, recently was sentenced for slaying his two younger brothers, ages 10 and 4. Prosecutors had agreed … Continue reading

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