Genealogy Websites Free to LDS Church Members

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a strong interest in genealogy. In fact, the church’s focus on family history is one of its most distinguishing characteristics as an institution. To help members with this important aspect of their faith, the church offers certain genealogy websites free to LDS church members. These databases … Read more

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Virtual Choir

Do you want to sing “Hallelujah” with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir? For anyone who loves music, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been a staple of American culture for over 150 years. Whether you are an avid choir member or just love listening to their songs, this upcoming event is definitely one to check out! If … Read more

New Essays of Public Interest on Gospel Topics Page

Are Mormons Christian? November 20, 2013 [See my summary of this page.] First Vision Accounts November 20, 2013 Race and the Priesthood December 6, 2013 [See my summary of this page.] Plural Marriage and Families in Early Utah December 16, 2013 [See my summary of this page.] Book of Mormon Translation December 30, 2013 [See my summary of this page.] Book of Mormon and DNA Studies January 31, 2014 … Read more

Elder Holland Introduces “Meet the Mormons” Movie

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles introduced “Meet the Mormons” movie to a packed audience at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 17th 2014. Elder Holland described what he believes is one reason why this film will be widely accepted and well-received by audiences across the world, … Read more

Son of God Movie

The movie, Son of God, is a 2014 American Christian film produced and directed by Christopher Spencer about the life of Jesus. It was based on History Channel’s 2013 mini-series, The Bible, which presents a dramatization of the Bible, as well as on devotional books such as Jesus Calling. For more than 2 decades, Hollywood … Read more

Joseph Smith Papers: Documents, Vol. 2: July 1831-Jan 1833

The Joseph Smith Papers is a collection of documents that tell the story of early LDS church history. It is compiled by the Church Historian’s Press and includes papers that were written, dictated, or drawn by hand by Joseph Smith. This compilation covers all aspects of Joseph’s life including his childhood in upstate New York, … Read more

LDS Church Introductory Videos

The LDS church has recently released a series of new videos on their website. These videos are intended to give an introduction to the beliefs, history and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There are many ways to learn about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. If you’re new, … Read more

Family Tree Online

Are you interested in learning more about your family history? Family Tree on the LDS website is an easy way to start. You can search for ancestors, record their stories and photos, and connect with other people researching the same families. The site also has a large collection of records from all over the world … Read more

New Church Roku Channel Streams LDS Content to Your TV

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched a new Roku channel to stream LDS content. This includes talks from General Conference, scriptures, videos on Mormonism and more. It can be hard to keep up with the latest news and content from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This new LDS … Read more

Church Video on Purpose of Mormon Temples

Mormon temples are one of the most distinctive and sacred buildings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS). They’re not churches, but rather places for Mormons to make formal covenants with God. This video explores what takes place inside Mormon temples and why they are so important to members of the LDS … Read more