Refuge from the Storm: A Labor to Perform1 min read

“Arise and shine forth, that thy light may be a standard for the nations; And that the gathering together upon the land of Zion, and upon her stakes, may be for a defense, and for a refuge from the storm…” Doctrine & Covenants 115: 5-6

Generations of prophets have looked to our day with eager—and anxious—anticipation. Though persecutions may rage and mobs may combine, we have the assurance that God is at the helm. Find refuge from the storm in the challenge to look up, lift up, and buckle up.

David Softley is an award-winning director and speaker, a banker, and most importantly a homeschooling father of seven, who is very excited to be at LDSHE. He draws upon a wide array of experiences that span multiple industries and zany family adventures to educate and inspire audiences. He is delighted to be speaking on two of his favorite topics: leadership and creativity. David enjoys speaking to teens about the gospel and frequently shares humorous tales about his chickens, children, and chainsaw to illustrate powerfully poignant principles. He also enjoys alliteration. David and wife, Jennifer, reside in Matthews, North Carolina, with their seven children. They began homeschooling in 2012 and haven’t looked back…much.

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