October 2013

Plates of the Book of Mormon: Explained

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Large plates, small plates, 24 plates, yikes! There are a lot of things in Mormon Doctrine that are fairly easy to understand. However, the plates discussed in the scriptures are not one of those things. With all the plates talked about, it’s easy to get confused. I know I do. I’ve ... [More]

How is the LDS Prophet Chosen?

October 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how the next Prophet is chosen in the LDS Church, if the current one were to pass away? Is it the most senior apostle that replaces him? Does God choose? Do they vote on it? Does it have to be unanimous? Or is it more like a Presidential election where the Apostles all have ... [More]

The Parable of the Camel

October 17, 2013 // 1 Comment

A traveler set up a tent in the wilderness. He snuggled under his covers for his night’s sleep. The night became cold and his camel poked his nose into the tent. The owner asked the camel, “What are you doing?” The camel replied, “It’s cold outside. If I could only put my ... [More]

Entertaining Children in Sacrament Meeting

October 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Whether you’ve been a member your entire life, or you’re an investigator new to Church, it’s pretty obvious to see that kids can get pretty restless during an hour and a half-long Sacrament Meeting. Nursery and Primary are taken care of with toys, activities, songs, sharing time, ... [More]

10 Member / Missionary Etiquette Tips

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Upon serving a Mission, I felt that the majority of the time, members were very respectful to the work that we were doing and treated us like we truly were servants of the Lord Jesus Christ. Occasionally, however, we ran into situations that were either inappropriate or uncomfortable. I thought I ... [More]

Mormon Lingo Made Easy

October 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

The following is a list of “Latter-day Saint Lingo.” Those of us who have been in the Church for a long time, or even born into the Church, we never think of some of these terms. For those who aren’t familiar, however, the adjustment and learning can be quite the task. For this ... [More]