Devin Justesen

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Devin is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied English and Business Management. He is a writer, photographer, movie-fanatic, and a lover of street tacos. He served his mission in Tokyo, Japan.

Alex Boye’s New Hip-Hop Musical “American Prophet” Is a Must-See

This past Sunday, Alex Boye released a new video showcasing the project he has tirelessly worked on. In commemoration of the bicentennial anniversary of the events that started the Restoration, Alex’s new production, soon to begin filming, is a celebration of the life of the Prophet Joseph Smith, and a powerful representation of the voices that have often gone unsung …

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Did You Think to Pray | 19 March 2020

Scripture In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. —1 Thessalonians 5:18 Quote Prayer is a gift from God. We need never feel lost or alone. I testify that every moment of precious prayer can be holy time spent with our Father, in the name of the Son, by the power …

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Every Day Is a New Beginning | 18 March 2020

Scripture For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. —2 Corinthians 4:6 Quote If you listen with the Spirit you will find your heart softened, your faith strengthened, and your capacity to love the …

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Cultivating Faith | 17 March 2020

Scripture Yea, and how is it that ye have forgotten that the Lord is able to do all things according to his will, for the children of men, if it so be that they exercise faith in him? Wherefore, let us be faithful to him. —1 Nephi 7:12 Quote My dear friends, your faith did not begin at birth, and …

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Here’s Your Inspirational Coronavirus “Care Package”

With all of the events that happened within just 24 hours yesterday, many of us more than likely woke up with some anxiety today. There is a great deal of unknown ahead of us in the coming weeks, and many individuals have become anticipating the worst. However, it’s important in these times to remember who is at the helm. We …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Temporary Adjustments Announced for Temple …

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Calm Our Troubled Hearts | 16 March 2020

Article Image Courtesy of Jorge Cocco Scripture He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. —Psalm 107:29 Quote Draw close to the Lord Jesus Christ. Be of good cheer. Keep the faith. Doubt not. The storms will one day be stilled. —Joseph B. Wirthlin Video   Meme This Day in LDS History 1842: Joseph Smith …

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Being Reconciled With God | 15 March 2020

Scripture Wherefore, beloved brethren, be reconciled unto him through the atonement of Christ, his Only Begotten Son, and ye may obtain a resurrection, according to the power of the resurrection which is in Christ, and be presented as the first-fruits of Christ unto God, having faith, and obtained a good hope of glory in him before he manifesteth himself in …

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Church Announces Senior Missionaries and Missionaries With Serious Health Conditions In Europe Will Return Home

In Europe, all senior missionaries and young missionaries with serious or chronic medical conditions will return home beginning Thursday, March 12, 2020. These missionaries, who are at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19, come from 22 missions across Europe. After returning home, they will self-isolate for 14 days. These missionaries will not receive a new temporary assignment but will …

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Peace, Be Still | 14 March 2020

Scripture And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. —Mark 4:39 Quote I’ve had this picture in my mind of the Savior hushing me, the way you would soothe a child. He will take our hands and comfort us. He will make up …

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