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Breck England

Meet Author Breck England

Breck England, product architect and consultant for FranklinCovey Company, earned a bachelor's degree in Medieval History and master's and PhD in English and literary theory from the University of Utah.

An appointment in his college years as an assistant researcher to the Church historian led to the publication of numerous articles. The Life and Thought of Orson Pratt, a biography of the early LDS apostle, won the Best First Book award of the Mormon History Association. In the business world, he has taught at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School and authored books on organizational leadership, strategy, and communication issues.

Breck served a mission in Paris, France, and since then as a bishop's counselor, ward clerk, elders quorum president, high priests group leader, Institute and Gospel Doctrine teacher, and member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He belongs to the Canyon Park Ward in Bountiful, Utah, where he lives with his wife Valerie. They have five children and eight beautiful grandchildren.

Author's Published Articles
2014-07-01

The Lord intends everything in the Old Testament to bring us to Christ. As our goal in life is to “come unto Christ and be pe...

2014-06-17

Solomon, third king of all Israel, is most notable for raising the temple at Jerusalem, that great monument to the Atonement of...

2014-05-20

The stories of the kings Saul and David have particular significance to Latter-day Saints. Both men were anointed as rulers in ...

2014-04-22

As we study the book of Joshua, we learn about the challenges we face in order to qualify for an inheritance in the celestial k...

2014-03-25

After the Israelites left Egypt, the Lord invited them to come unto him and be sanctified. In the same way, we of latter-day Is...

2014-03-11

"I am the law and the light. Look unto me, and endure to the end, and ye shall live; for unto him that endureth to the end will...

2014-02-25

Those who are faithful to their covenants are promised all the blessings of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. What are these blessings...

2014-02-11

What we call the Old Testament Jesus referred to as “the law and the prophets.” The Lord intends everything in the Old Test...

2014-01-28

In this lesson we explore the story of Noah’s Ark and the story of the Tower of Babel, two potent symbols, and their meaning ...

2014-01-06

Abraham 3 is one of the most precious revelations ever given because it opens the veil on who we are and why we are here....

2013-11-13

Jesus Christ is the center of the family. When we keep Christ central, the family receives eternal glory and eternal exaltation...

2013-11-05

“We believe that governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man; and that he holds men accountable for their acts ...

2013-10-15

The Doctrine Covenants is an invitation for people everywhere to come unto Christ. This is the whole purpose of missionary work...

2013-09-24

There is only one place in this world where we experience anything like a full measure of joy, and that is the holy temple. ...

2013-08-27

Within four days of arriving in the Salt Lake valley, Brigham Young stuck his cane in the ground and located the location for t...

2013-07-30

According to his non-Mormon lawyer, Joseph said on the morning of the martyrdom “that he should not live to see another day, ...

2013-07-02

The scriptures teach us that this telestial sphere serves us as a school, a place of opposition and struggle and adversity whic...

2013-06-11

D&C 84:33-44; 107; 121:34-36 - The task of the two priesthoods is to prepare people for the presence of our Father in Heaven. ...

2013-06-04

Many forces are at work attempting to undermine the faith of the true believer....

2013-05-07

The purpose of the Atonement of our Savior is to “bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.” This grand purpo...

2013-04-09

Why has God asked us to honor the Sabbath day? The sacred sign of the Atonement of our Savior is the gathering of His people on...

2013-03-12

The Doctrine and Covenants is an invitation to all people everywhere to come unto Christ. In this book “one hears the tender ...

2013-03-04

This lesson is an invitation to all people everywhere to come unto Christ. This is the spiritual meaning of the “gathering of...

2013-01-15

Joseph Smith faced the dilemma of every honest soul who wants to know the real answers to the great questions of life: “What ...

2012-11-27

I have always been haunted by the fact that the Book of Mormon is intended for our time, and that it ends with not one but two ...

2012-10-30

Because we are vulnerable ourselves, we cannot stand alone without Jesus Christ. We must turn to him in every thought, word, an...

2012-10-03

One of the most remarkable events in sacred history was the appearance of Jesus Christ to the Nephites at the temple in Bountif...

2012-08-14

The central purpose of the Book of Mormon is to invite all to “come unto Christ and be perfected in him." This lesson is abou...

2012-07-17

The most sublime poem in all the Book of Mormon, perhaps in all scripture, is the 36th chapter of Alma, where he sums up what i...

2012-03-14

Wherefore we labored diligently among our people, that we might persuade them to come unto Christ. In this lesson, the prophet ...

2012-02-21

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2012-02-14

One of the greatest discourses ever given on the subject of the Atonement of Christ. Jacob interprets certain passages of Isaia...

2012-01-24

We examine the Book of Mormon with a great sense of urgency because it was written to show us our own predicament....

2012-01-17

In the Apocalypse of Nephi, the prophet sees mankind following two ways — one that leads to the Tree of Life and another that...

2011-12-27

Joseph Smith once “told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of o...

2011-11-22

The book of Revelation recounts the great culmination of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. In its pages we see the promise of the ...

2011-11-01

In the epistles of Peter we have broad and powerful instruction from the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of former days...

2011-10-25

“Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and ...

2011-09-27

If we are to become like the Savior, then we must do what He did and fulfill the purpose He served. ...

2011-09-06

The great missionary apostle Paul established the Church in many of the great cities of Greece and Asia, but none was perhaps g...

2011-08-30

The whole purpose of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is to enable us to return to Him, to dwell in His presence forever, to become o...

2011-08-09

Paul's second missionary journey was epic in scope....

2011-08-02

“Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: but in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousnes...

2011-07-12

In this lesson, Jesus reveals himself as the resurrected Lord and teaches the disciples the plan and purpose of the Atonement....

2011-06-14

In this lesson, the Lord institutes the Sacrament to help us remember his atoning sacrifice. By this greatest of all acts of lo...

2011-06-10

In his final sermon to His followers before the dark hours of trial and crucifixion, Jesus Christ spoke of the great day when H...

2011-05-10

“O Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me."...

2011-05-03

President Hinckley said, “I know of no more beautiful story in all literature than that found in the fifteenth chapter of Luk...

2011-04-05

When the Jews observed the new year, which for them falls in the autumn, they were required by the law of Moses to come to Jeru...

2011-03-29

Our lesson begins with the crucial question the disciples asked Jesus in Matt. 18:1: “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of h...

2011-03-08

Just as the Lord veils himself from the natural eye, he often veils his words....

2011-03-01

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest....

2011-02-03

When Jesus returned from his 40-day ordeal in the wilderness, he was ready to take up his ministry....

2010-12-07

Imagine being denied access to the sacrament table. Imagine losing the privilege of coming unto Christ to be purified of Him. ...

2010-11-30

Because of his dependence on the Lord, Daniel came to be known among the Babylonians as a man of great wisdom....

2010-11-02

God intends everything in the Old Testament to bring us to Christ. ...

2010-09-29

Our goal in life is to “come unto Christ and be perfected in him.”[i] The question posed by this lesson: How does the book...

2010-08-31

The book of Hosea is a grand parable of the Atonement of the Savior Jesus Christ. Its primary purpose is to illustrate how far-...

2010-08-05

In the Near East, the 8th and 7th centuries BC were much like our own time...

2010-07-06

Solomon, third king of all Israel, is most notable for raising the temple at Jerusalem, that great monument to the Atonement of...

2010-06-15

I am the law and the light. Look unto me, and endure to the end, and ye shall live; for unto him that endureth to the end will ...

2010-05-31

The stories of the kings Saul and David have particular significance to Latter-day Saints....

2009-11-26

"Introduction to the Doctrine and Covenants" Introduction to the Doctrine and Covenants and Church History; D&C Section 1...

2009-06-25

“Be Not Deceived, but Continue in Steadfastness”...

2009-05-12

"The Kingdoms of Glory" D&C 76; 131; 132:19-24; 137 ...

2009-04-27

“Be Strong and of a Good Courage”...

2009-04-27

“Ye Shall Be a Peculiar Treasure unto Me”...

2009-04-27

“Birthright Blessings; Marriage in the Covenant”...

2009-04-27

“Noah Prepared an Ark to the Saving of His House”...

2009-04-27

"Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born"...

2009-04-17

“Thou Shalt . . . Offer Up Thy Sacraments upon My Holy Day” D&C 59; Bible Dictionary, “Sabbath,” pages 764-65...

2009-03-24

"The Law of Consecration"...

2009-03-17

"The Gathering of My People " (D&C 29:1–8; 33:3–7; 37; 38:24–41; 52:2–5, 42–43; 57:1–3; 110:11; Articles of Faith...

2009-01-22

" This Is the Spirit of Revelation " D&C 6, 8, 9; Joseph Smith – History 1:8-17 ...

2009-01-11

Plenty of books are written for LDS teens, but not for Young Adults who are in one of life’s most challenging times. Consider...

2008-12-30

Introduction to the Doctrine and Covenants and Church History; D&C Section 1 ...