How is a new Apostle Chosen?

How is a new Apostle Chosen?

With the passing of our beloved Robert D Hales this past fall, a vacancy was created in the Quorum of Twelve Apostles.   Latter-day Saints began their wild speculation as to who the new apostle would be . . . and it is a favorite pastime. Names are suggested at...
Inviting the Missionaries into Your Home

Inviting the Missionaries into Your Home

Full-time missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints often come to the homes of people who express interest in hearing their message and discussing their religious beliefs. They love to teach about Christ and His mission as the Savior of the...
Life as a Full-time Mormon Missionary

Life as a Full-time Mormon Missionary

The first Sunday that I attended with the Bishop and his assistants (Counselors). They were dressed in suits and wore black name tags. Not one other person in the congregation nor leadership was wearing a name tag — only those two young men.   I asked my...
We Believe . . .

We Believe . . .

We have a creed, or rather a statement of our beliefs called The Articles of Faith.   In 1836, Joseph Smith was asked by a newspaper editor, John Wentworth, for information about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Joseph proceeded to write about the...
Temple Marriage and its Purpose

Temple Marriage and its Purpose

Marriage is a time honored tradition that dates back to Adam and Eve. “Eternal marriage is a principle which was established before the foundation of the world and was instituted on this earth before death came into it. Adam and Eve were given to each other by God in...
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