Emily Cushing

Emily Cushing was raised in South Jordan, Utah, and met her husband in their middle school math class. Her love of learning led her to become a teacher. She earned a master’s degree in teaching and learning at Brigham Young University and has taught, among other places, in Tonga, Myrtle Beach, and England. She currently teaches in the Education Department at Utah Valley University. She enjoys reading, running, traveling, living in foreign places, and, above all, spending time with her family.

August 07, 2023 06:12 AM MDT
Raised by a devout Baptist minister in India and living in Samoa, Elsie was an unlikely source for bringing the gospel to her home country.
5 Min Read
June 06, 2023 04:45 PM MDT
Read the stories of two faithful Latter-day Saint women, including a convert from Guatemala who inspired the Gospel Principles class and the consolidated Sunday meeting block.
6 Min Read
April 11, 2023 01:29 PM MDT
Helen Dowawisnima Sekaquaptewa’s determined to integrate the very best of the two worlds into her life.
9 Min Read
March 13, 2023 06:12 AM MDT
In February 1970, the Associated Press carried this headline: “White LDS Choir Gets Touch of Color.”
5 Min Read
February 01, 2023 07:00 AM MST
In 1951, Martha Ann and her husband, Abner, were called to serve an extraordinary mission, one that was never again duplicated.
7 Min Read