He is well-remembered for teaching that “No success can compensate for failure in the home.”On January 18, 1970, President Mc Kay passed away at the age of ninety-six.
A beloved leader in all aspects of his life, President Mc Kay’s memory lives on through the programs he established and the legacy of love and service he gave to the Church.
He also used his expertise as a professional educator while serving in the Weber Stake Sunday School Presidency, where he began developing new programs and curricula aimed at improving teaching and learning.
On April 9, 1906, at the age of thirty-two, Mc Kay was called to be an apostle.
Despite the challenge, the farm prospered during this time, and so did young David Mc Kay.
Through the examples and testimonies of his parents, he was taught Church principles, gospel doctrine, and life lessons.
David and Emma would eventually become the parents of seven children and their sixty-year union would become an example for many to emulate. Mc Kay began teaching at Weber Stake Academy and then was appointed to be the principal there.
He encouraged women to gain an education and the number of female students greatly increased during his tenure.
PROVO, Utah (October 5, 2015)—Students at BYU may at times not realize the depth of religious research that takes place on campus.
The Office of Christian Values in Literature has released a new edition of their ongoing publication, .