Fresh Courage Take

Recently, I have pondered the second verse of the classic hymn, sung by early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (referred to as the Mormons) as they journeyed across the plains. Why should we mourn or think our lot is hard? ’Tis not so; all is...

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

On 1 March 1842, Joseph Smith wrote a defining document for John Wentworth, a newspaper man from the Chicago Democrat. The Wentworth Letter, as it has come to be called, included thirteen concise statements of basic belief for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

Singing to the Nations

I am a singer and a teacher of singing, so I have always appreciated good choirs. One of the best in the world is the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. As a venue for performance, the Salt Lake Tabernacle itself is a unique building with a fascinating history, and the organ it...

The Songs I cannot Sing

Last weekend, I attended a conference for our Stake in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As I sat with my wife near the front of the congregation, my eyes were drawn to a small group of faithful Latter-day Saints on the left side in the first two rows....

Testimony of a Prophet

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as Mormons, are mourning the passing of a mighty prophet, Gordon Bittner Hinckley, on 27 January, 2008. He was truly a witness of Jesus Christ, and he pioneered the use of various media formats...
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