Hear Some of  Your Favorite Meridian Writers at BYU Education Week

For the 20,000 people who will converge next week, August 13-17 at BYU Education Week, there will be a feast of speakers, information and inspiration. For Meridian readers, some of those speakers will be among their favorite writers that they read regularly on the magazine. Here’s a list of Meridian writers who are speaking at Education Week, their topics and times.


? Maurine Proctor – Finding Your Way Home: Becoming At-One with the Lord and Yourself

456 Martin Building (MARB) Tues. – Fri. 4:30-5:25

Tues. – Believing the Lord When He Says “Fear Not”

Wed. – At the End of Your Rope – Overcoming Satan’s Lies

Thurs. – When Yesterday’s Burdens Aren’t Lighter Today

Fri. – No More “Poor Me”

? Larry Barkdull – Rescuing Wayward Souls

Tues. – Fri. 151 Tanner Building (TNRB), 8:30-9:25 a.m.

Tues. – Rescuing Wayward Souls from the Most Wicked World in Its Most Wicked Time
Wed. – The Key to Rescuing Wayward Souls: Personal Sanctification
Thurs – How the Lord Rescues Wayward Souls: Luke 15, the Heart of the Gospel Message
Fri. – Rescuing Wayward Souls by Harnessing the Power of Priesthood Principles

? Richard and Linda Eyre

Mon. Aug. 13 DeJong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center

12:30 – 1:25 – Creating Ongoing Great Communication and Relationships with Our Children after They Leave
1:50-2:45 – Giving Your Children Ownership of Values, Decisions, Choices and Money
3:10 – 4:05 – True Balance: Balancing Work, Family, Church and Personal Needs

? Vickey Pahnke Taylor

We Seek after These Things-Don’t We? The Thirteenth Article of Faith Blesses Us in Unique Ways! (Youth)

Mon. Aug. 13, Smith Fieldhouse 11:10-12:05

This Little Light of Mine (for Women and Young Women)

151 Tanner Building (TNRB) 12:30-1:25

Tues. – Shining Even When We Don’t Feel So Shiny! More Light!
Wed. – Words Can Heal the Soul (Jacob 2:8) – Bridling the Tongue and Building Goodness
Thurs. – Angels Round about Us (Psalm 34:7) – The Help We Give and Receive
Fri. – Drinking from a Bitter Cup without Becoming Bitter

Our Savior’s Love: Stronger than Anything on Earth

151 Tanner Building (TNRB) 1:50-2:45

Tues. – His Eye is on the Sparrow…and upon Us
Wed. – The Attitude of a Christian: The Miracle of Our Own Goodness
Thurs. – Pressing for Peace instead of Pushing the Panic Button
Fri. – Courage and Covenants: Doctrine and Covenants 121 = Power!

? Donald W. Parry and Jay A. Parry

Nephi’s Keys to Understanding Isaiah

Mon. 3:10-4:05 p.m., 3220-3224 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC)                           

 The Lord’s Angels: Messengers of Love, Instruction, and Warning
Tues. – Fri., 8:30-9:25 a.m., Main Floor, Marriott Center (MC)                                    
Tues. – What Are Angels, and Why Are They So Important in the Last Days?
Wed. – Angels: Messengers of Love and Truth
Thurs. – Ministering Angels-Attending to Spiritual and Temporal Needs
Fri. – Angels-Protectors and Messengers of Warning

 The Book of Mormon: A Miraculous Gift from God
Wednesday-Friday, 11:10 a.m.-12:05 p.m., 3280-3290 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC)
Tues. – BYU Campus Devotional (no class this hour)
Wed. – The Remarkable Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon
Thurs. – The Powerful Grace and Tender Mercies of Jesus Christ
Fri. – A Life-Changing Book: Receiving the Promises of the Prophets

? Janice Kapp Perry and Marvin Goldstein – The Many Miracles of Music

1:50 – 2:45 p.m. De Jong, Harris Fine Arts Center (HFAC)

Tues. – Marinating our Families in Good Music
Wed. – Bearing Testimony through Music
Thurs. – Music Sustains us in Times of Trial
Fri. – Inspirational New Hymns for our Day


? Marvin Payne – Playing a Principal Role in City of Joseph

Tues & Fri. Aug. 14 & 17, 8:00 p.m., Wed. & Thurs. Aug. 15 & 16 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center

A powerful stage version of the original Nauvoo Pageant, City of Joseph portrays life during the establishment and growth of Nauvoo, Illinois under the direction of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Scaled to fit an indoor stage, it features all the music from the original pageant as it tells the story through the eyes of those who lived there from 1839-1846.

Book Signing

? Heather B. Moore – Wed. Aug. 15, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. BYU Bookstore for her latest books, Daughters of Jared (a Book of Mormon novel), and Christ’s Gifts to Women (co-authored with Angela Eschler).

? Dian Thomas – Wed. Aug. 22, 1:30 to 3:30. BYU Bookstore