Stories of Jesus

Faces of Faith: Rebecca Markee

My name is Rebecca Markee  From: Lubbock, TexasOccupation: college student, piano teacherFavorite Food: cheese enchiladasHobbies: reading, writing, playing piano, yogaFavorite Scripture: Moroni 10:32Favorite Hymn: #100 Nearer My God to TheeI am currently a college...

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Faces of Faith: Kassandra Hansen

My Name is Kassandra Hansen From: Draper, UtahOccupation:  CEO of the Hansen Household (SAHM)Favorite Food: Indian FoodHobbies: playing the piano, playing the violin, traveling, reading, crafting, quilting, and cookingFavorite Scripture: Alma 37: 35-37Favorite Hymn:...

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Faces of Faith: Gale Boyd

Name: Gale Boyd From:   Everywhere (D.C., L.A., Utah, Israel, Cyprus, Ireland, Malaysia) Occupation: Writer/ Editor Favorite Food: Pretzels Hobbies: Teaching, writing, interior design, research, singing, sewing and handicrafts Favorite Scripture: Right now, since I’m...

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Faces of Faith: Jan Mason

My name is Jan Mason From: Austin, TX (that’s where I’m from NOW – originally from Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada) Occupation: Homemaker, mom, grandma (the BEST occupation ever), and Primary chorister.  Former elementary school music teacher. Favorite Food: That’s a...

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Faces of Faith: Darla Bushman

My name is Darla Bushman From:  Idaho, Texas, and now American Fork, Utah Occupation: mother & grandmother, & retired library clerk Favorite Food: ice cream, fruits & vegetables Hobbies: cooking, alternative health, reading, music Favorite...

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Faces of Faith: Kathy Spendlove

My Name is Kathy Lentz Spendlove From: Millersburg, Pennsylvania Occupation: Stay-at-home Mom Favorite Food: Pizza Hobbies: Playing basketball, watching BYU basketball, writing, pulling weeds Favorite Scripture: Luke 18:16 Favorite Hymn: Where Love Is I am a wife of...

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Faces of Faith: Tupu Wheeler

My name is Tupu Wheeler From: Hau`ula, Hawaii Occupation: Mother and Teacher Assistant Favorite Food: Exotic Fruit Hobbies: Walking on the Beach and enjoying the beauty of the earth Favorite Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30 Favorite Hymn: I Walk By Faith by Janice Kapp...

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Faces of Faith: Olivia Spikes

My name is Olivia Spikes From: Lubbock TexasOccupation: Student and Joyful Noise Music StudioFavorite Food: Ice Cream/ MexicanHobbies: Church, Volleyball, FamilyFavorite Scripture:3 Nephi 28:10Favorite Hymn:I Know That My Redeemer LivesI am almost 22 years old. My...

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Faces of Faith: Jolynn Gray

My name is Jolynn Gray From:  Midland Texas Occupation: Happy Housewife Favorite Food: Chocolate, popcorn Hobbies: Reading, sewing, tennis, movies Favorite Scripture: 2Nephi 25:26 Favorite Hymn: Because I Have Been Given Much I am turning 40 in a few weeks. I have 4...

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Faces of Faith: Debra Adams

My name is Debra Adams From: Texas Occupation: Wife, Mother, Student, Grammi Favorite Food:  Berries, Chocolate Milk Hobbies:  Family, music, homemaking arts – sewing & handwork, walking, swimming, bike riding, traveling. Favorite Scripture: 2 Nephi 31:20; Isaiah...

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Faces of Faith: Dreana Aiu

My name is Dreana Aiu From: Punalu’u, Hawaii     Occupation: First job is Helpmeet to Adrian and then taking care of his boys, after that I go to the hospital to work as a Nurse.Favorite Food: Homemade Banana Cream Pie from scratchHobbies: Surfing, hiking, gardening,...

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Shoes or Tithing?

Written by Chloe W. Monk In 1932, Tom and I moved our family to Spanish Fork, Utah, from Cowley, Wyoming. It was so cold the fruit we had bottled froze and popped the lids off. When we got to Spanish Fork, we rented Nora Cooper’s two‐room house. In 1933, the Utah...

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Faces of Faith: Kristen Ence

My name is Kristen Ence From: Levelland, Texas Occupation: Soon to be Mom 🙂 Favorite Food: Turkey Sandwich Hobbies: Tennis, Hiking, Dancing, Singing, Watching movies, Cooking Favorite Scripture: Helaman 5:12 Favorite Hymn: All Creatures of Our God and KingI recently...

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Faces of Faith: Jessie Giles

My name is Jessie Giles From: Brooklyn, NYOccupation: ESL TeacherFavorite Food: Sourdough breadHobbies: Travelling, hiking, and scuba divingFavorite Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:26-28Favorite Hymn: Rock of Ages I love to learn about other cultures, beliefs, and...

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Faces of Faith: Daciana Washburn

My name is Daciana Washburn From: Texas & just moved from Pennsylvania to DenverOccupation: MomFavorite Food: potatoes, ice creamHobbies: I like to run, read, play games, go outside, & eatFavorite Scriptures: Isaiah 61:3Favorite Hymn: In Humility, Our Savior I...

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Faces of Faith: Heidi Malley

My name is  Heidi Ann Wehrmeister Malley From:  San Antonio, Texas Occupation:  Stay-at-Home Mom Favorite Food:  Jambalaya Hobbies:  Graphic Design, Piano Favorite Scripture:  Mosiah 4:9 Favorite Hymn:  Where Can I Turn for Peace? 33 years old, Mother of 5, wife of...

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Introducing Faces of Faith

This collection of testimonies endeavors to briefly share how Latter-day Saint women see themselves and their relationships with God. We are such a diverse group of women! Faces of Faith features Mormon women across all stages of life including those who are single,...

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The Conversion of Frank C. Martinez IV

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 39 years, since I was a Freshman at Yale University.  The funny thing is, it's the end result of trying to live in the manner that I was taught to live by my mom who was a fairly strict Roman...

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