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Class Information

Below are the date, time, location, and outline for this class.

The Road to Emmaus: Luke 24

Taught by Ryan Maxfield


Day Time Location
Friday, August 2 9 a.m. Hinckley 240
Ryan Maxfield

Ryan Maxfield


Ryan is completing his tenth year of teaching in the Seminary and Institutes for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has spent the last nine years at the Price Senior Seminary at Carbon High School (Price, Utah). Before teaching in Price, he spent one year teaching in Idaho Falls at Bonneville High School. He has spoken as a guest speaker in many firesides and education weeks and forums for the Church, College of Eastern Utah, and Utah State Eastern.

Maxfield loves teaching, but the greatest joy in his life comes from his family. He is happily married to Emily Maxfield and they are the proud parents to four beautiful children (Bryndee 8, Bronco 6, Boston 4, Bentley 1, and they are expecting their fifth in September). Maxfield has served faithfully in many church callings as well as in scouting. He served his mission in San Jose, Costa Rica and is currently serving as bishop of the Westwood Ward in Price, Utah of the Helper, Utah Stake.

Maxfield graduated from Ricks College with his associate’s degree in Business and has bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Business Management from BYU-Idaho. He received his master’s degree in Education from Utah State University.

Class Outline

Members of the Church have understood more fully how applying gospel principles helps them understand doctrines of the gospel.  (John 7:17)  Many families struggle with how to help their families come to see and know the Savior. In this class, we will go on the journey to Emmaus and will discuss what the Savior did to open the eyes of his disciples so they could see and how it is a pattern for us.

Learning Objectives:

  1. He asked inspired questions to help them think, ponder, and prepare their hearts (Luke 24:17, 19).
  2. He used these question to get them to act is specific things to open their spiritual eyes (Luke 24:19, 21, 22, 27, 29).
  3. He brought them to the sacrament to give personal contact with the Savior and his Atonement (Luke 24:30).
  4. He gave us a pattern of critical things we need to do to open our eyes and our families' eyes spiritually.
  5. He gave them an opportunity to ponder and discuss when the experience was over.
  6. Song: Did not our hearts burn? Sharlene Wells Hawkes, Song of the Morning Stars

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