Christopher Columbus in The Book of Mormon

Christopher Columbus in The Book of Mormon

Columbus was an Italian explorer and colonizer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the New World for conquest and permanent European colonization of the Americas. ...
Who Presided Over More Temple Dedications of the Church of Jesus Christ and What is Changing?

Who Presided Over More Temple Dedications of the Church of Jesus Christ and What is Changing?

According to the page Temple Chronology of the Church website, President Hinckley presided over a staggering 85 temple dedications ...
Clayton Christensen (1952-2020), Latter-day Saint Leader Famous for His Theory of Disruptive Innovation, Dies at 67

Clayton Christensen (1952-2020), Latter-day Saint Leader Famous for His Theory of Disruptive Innovation, Dies at 67

Clayton Christensen, whose theory of disruptive innovation made him a key influence on Silicon Valley powerhouses like Netflix and Intel and twice earned him the title of the world’s most influential ...
Durban South Africa Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Opens to the Public

Durban South Africa Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Opens to the Public

The public is invited to visit the new Durban South Africa Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The open house begins Wednesday, January 22, ...
Family History For The Future: Alvin (Without) The Chipmunks And Personal History

Family History For The Future: Alvin (Without) The Chipmunks And Personal History

A few days ago, January 17, 2020 while I was flying from Lima, Peru, to São Paulo, Brazil, my first grandson, Alvin, was born. My personal history may benefit him in ...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Announces Location of Bengaluru India Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Announces Location of Bengaluru India Temple

Today it was announced that the 38,670-square-foot temple will be built on a 1.62-acre site at 2-B, Garudachar Palya, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka, in India. ...
Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

According to Gardner’s definition of intelligence, people can have different strengths and the learning experience can be tailored to those differences. ...
Elder Christofferson Taught Young Adult About Overcoming Fears and Committing to Jesus Christ

Elder Christofferson Taught Young Adult About Overcoming Fears and Committing to Jesus Christ

Includes Excerpts from the Church News. To read the full article, CLICK HERE. A worldwide devotional for young adults was transmitted live on the Church satellite system, ChurchofJesusChrist.org, and other media on ...
Greater Manila, Philippines Threatened by Ash of the Taal Volcano During Elder Cook’s Visit

Greater Manila, Philippines Threatened by Ash of the Taal Volcano During Elder Cook’s Visit

The Taal Volcano, located about 35 miles south of Manila, is spewing a large plume of ash, steam and rocks up to nine miles in the sky posing serious threats to ...
FamilySearch 2019 Year in Review and What’s Coming  in 2020

FamilySearch 2019 Year in Review and What’s Coming in 2020

The year 2019 saw incredible advancements in all these areas. Here’s a quick look at what FamilySearch has been up to in 2019 and what's coming in 2020 ...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Announces New Mission Presidents for 2020: See the Complete List

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Announces New Mission Presidents for 2020: See the Complete List

The First Presidency has called 130 new mission presidents and companions who will begin their service in July 2020. This includes eight new missions that go into effect in July 2020, ...
The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast

The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast

As Latter-day Saints will be studying the First Vision this year, the Joseph Smith Papers Project released “The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast,” in commemoration of the 200th anniversary ...
How the Lord Prepared the World (and Me and You) for the Restoration of the Gospel

How the Lord Prepared the World (and Me and You) for the Restoration of the Gospel

The Lord prepared the world for the Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ long before the Father and the Son appeared to Joseph Smith in 1820. In fact, the Lord’s ...
FamilySearch Records Hints: My Family History Experience Today.

FamilySearch Records Hints: My Family History Experience Today.

I received an email today from FamilySearch with my Calendar of Ancestral Moments and while reviewing it on the site, I found a message that I hadn't read yet. The new ...
Star Wars and Yoda, Latter-day Saints and President Kimball: What’s the Connection?

Star Wars and Yoda, Latter-day Saints and President Kimball: What’s the Connection?

There is an old legend that Yoda, the Master Jedi in Star Wars was based on Spencer W. Kimball, who served as president of The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Latter-day Saints Beliefs: Is God Just or Merciful?

Latter-day Saints Beliefs: Is God Just or Merciful?

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sometimes referred to as Mormons, believe God is both perfectly just and perfectly merciful. ...
President Nelson’s 2020 Invitation to Us: Share the Message of the Restoration of the Savior’s Gospel

President Nelson’s 2020 Invitation to Us: Share the Message of the Restoration of the Savior’s Gospel

Russell M. Nelson's Invitation for the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Share the Message of the Restoration of the Savior’s Gospel. ...
Why Many Catholics Want to Kiss the Pope’s Ring or the Cross? (And Why Latter-day Saints Don’t)

Why Many Catholics Want to Kiss the Pope’s Ring or the Cross? (And Why Latter-day Saints Don’t)

Two videos caught my attention yesterday. In one the Pope is refusing to allow pilgrims to kiss his ring as they greeted him and in the other he slaps a woman's ...
18 Insightful Quotes and Brief Summary of “The Myths of Innovation” by Scott Berkun

18 Insightful Quotes and Brief Summary of “The Myths of Innovation” by Scott Berkun

According to Scott Berkun, author of The Myths of Innovation, the purpose of his book is to share the truths everyone should know about how big ideas really change the world. Far ...
Bicentennial General Conference 2020 Trailer

Bicentennial General Conference 2020 Trailer

In the springtime of the year 2020, it will be exactly 200 years since Joseph Smith experienced the theophany that we know as the First Vision. ...
2020 Goals Planning: President Russell M. Nelson Invites All to Pursue the Greatest Goal

2020 Goals Planning: President Russell M. Nelson Invites All to Pursue the Greatest Goal

When planning our goals for 2020 we could consider these suggestions from President Russell M. Nelson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later- day Saints. ...

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