Becoming BYU means balancing scholarship and discipleship, building covenant communities, and having the courage to be different.
Many Americans worry about our country's future, but change is possible. History shows us what we can do to get America back on an upswing.
Family history is more than finding dates and names. It is building relationships with the past and connecting their legacy to our own lives.
President Worthen reminds BYU graduates that they have a connection to the BYU graduates of the past through individual influence and the mission of BYU.
Just as we walk over bridges built by our ancestors, we must build bridges for our descendants. Christ builds the ultimate bridge - between death and life.
For many graduates, BYU has provided the tools to press forward and go forth to serve.
Looking through the generations, back to our ancestors and forward to our descendants, we find an enhanced perspective of who we are and who we can become.
Opportunities to gather the elect, to lift others, and to let your light shine are not reserved only for members of the Living Legends or our other BYU performing groups. Opportunities to serve … are available to all of us if we will seek for them and have the faith and courage to accept them when they come.
There is another name by which we should all be known besides the one we received from our earthly fathers. That is the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Dean Douglas M. Chabries shares inspiring stories from his Western European, American, and Yugoslavian heritage, honoring the legacy of pioneer forbearers.
Larry EchoHawk, as a Native American BYU law professor and attorney general of Idaho, shares his experience and vision of the promise of America for all.
Reflecting on his upbringing, Elder Dunn shares stories of his community heritage and invites us to embrace our common spiritual heritage.
Exemplary Womanhood Award winner and Church curator Florence S. Jacobsen shares Church artifacts that demonstrate our history and heritage as Saints.
Our heritage as members of the Church is one of inspiring faith. We have a responsibility to that legacy which admonishes us to be humble and to repent.
Florence S. Jacobsen advises young people to think now about the legacy they want to leave. You can make decisions now, she says, to earn your own heritage.
We are closer to our pioneer heritage than we think. We can honor the faithful heritage we have by living up to the divine potential within each of us.
Bryant S. Hinckley commemorates the efforts of others in establishing BYU and reminds students to remember the heritage and potential of this institution.