South Alabama seminary class tests the story of the talents

by | Jun. 18, 2012

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In the early morning hours of the school year, Doug Babcock taught four students the scriptures in a seminary class of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Robertsdale area of the Daphne Ward in Mobile, Ala. The class was studying the Old Testament, but he felt impressed to share the story of the talents from Matthew 25 in the New Testament. Discussing this parable that Jesus shared during his ministry, he put his students to the test. He challenged them to multiply their talents.

He gave each student $10 and challenged them to multiply it in some way and then use it for good. The venture was on and a search for a project to accomplish this goal was the constant thought of his students. A few days later an idea was discussed and a plan was created.

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