Joel Randall is a reporter with the Church News. He has worked as a writing/editing intern with the Liahona magazine, assistant copy editor at the BYU–Idaho Scroll newspaper and freelance copy editor on Upwork.com. Joel is the author of the self-published book “Study, Sleep, Repeat: 130 Tips to Schedule Your College Life.” He was born in Arizona and graduated from Brigham Young University–Idaho with a degree in communication. Joel served a mission in the Peru Arequipa Mission from 2017 to 2019. He spends his free time playing Mario Kart and researching the etymologies of random words.
“We must first be committed to the process of coming unto Christ, through repentance, in order to help others make commitments that will bring them closer to Jesus Christ through repentance,” said Bishop L. Todd Budge, second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric.
“While much of what [the world] sells is exciting and stimulating, it does not, in the end, bring enduring safety, happiness, hope, peace or purpose,” said Elder David P. Homer, a General Authority Seventy.
“I am a firm believer that once we have prayed and sought the Lord’s help, we need to get up and get moving,” said Brother Jan E. Newman, second counselor in the Sunday School general presidency, to BYU–Hawaii students.
“We have the obligation as community members, as fellow travelers on this earth, to look out for one another, to open our eyes, and to extend a hand of gratitude,” said Chris Crippen at BYU Education Week.
“Preach My Gospel” chapter 1: Elder Quentin L. Cook teaches how the second edition of the missionary manual “shifts the emphasis from learning what your purpose is as a missionary to fulfilling that purpose.”