The calling of a teacher is one of the most common yet most influential assignments in the Church.
My skinny 12-year-old frame was struggling under the weight of a backpack that felt far bigger and heavier than I was. My embarrassment grew with each boy that passed me on the trail.
I first became acquainted with the name of Eduardo Balderas when I was a young girl living with my family in Mexico.
After my son’s passing, my family had to go through all his personal things, and I realized that he was a great teacher I should learn from.
Keala Sikahama teaches, “At least once a week I think of something I learned in my fifth grade class at Kahuku Elementary School in Kahuku, Hawaii.”
Tyler Haws says, “I believe that some of the greatest teachers in our lives are the ones who show love and invite us to act on true doctrine.”
Tad R. Callister teaches, “The greatest teacher in my life was my father. The great share of what I know about the gospel I learned from him.”
Elder Richard G. Hinckley said that Sister Lydia Stillman was one of his “Most Unforgettable Characters” and teachers.
Brad Wilcox shares how he has been blessed with many wonderful teachers, but Julia Golding was there for him at an important turning point.
Aleisha Rose, Brigham Young University women's assistant soccer coach, has learned about Christlike service from many teachers, including Tom Holmoe, BYU's athletic director.
Camille Fronk Olson shares a story of the powerful influence of a Sunday School teacher.
Learn how Truman G. Madsen became an influential teacher.