Tagged with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS (Mormon) Temple Update

Temple growth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has flourished over the past few months. The church newsroom has just released a video World Report (attached) regarding the most recent activity of temple dedication, construction and groundbreaking ceremonies. This is a very exciting time of growth for the church. These beautiful temples … Continue reading

5 New Mormon Temples include Roman Surprise

5 New Mormon Temples include Roman Surprise

During the opening morning session of today’s General Conference President Thomas S. Monson surprised the world-wide church with the announcement of five new temples to be built!   1. Calgary, Canada 2. Cordoba, Argentina 3. Philadelphia, PA  4. Kansas City, MO and then none other than…drumroll please… 5. Rome, Italy! Not since April of 2000 have so … Continue reading

LDS General Conference

Fall is in the air, and that means it’s time for Conference! The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds two large General Conferences per year. These are held during the first weekends of April and October each year. Over the course of two days there will be 5 two-hour sessions. The first session … Continue reading

Join The Hinckley Challenge

Today is October 1st, and it’s your opportunity to join in a new online “Hinckley Challenge“! The Challenge website was designed in honor of an historic challenge that President Gordon B. Hinckley gave the world in August 2005 to read the Book of Mormon before the end of the year. Each Hinckley Challenge is now … Continue reading

I Believe In Christ; The Hymn

In April 1972 Elder Bruce R. McConkie, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a personal poem he had written as part of his general conference address. The poem is a definitive testimony of Jesus Christ. The verses attracted overwhelming attention and immediate love. They were first set into an … Continue reading

The Three Gardens of God

Elder Bruce R. McConkie (1915-1985) served as a General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for thirty-eight and a half years. He was called to the First Council of the Seventy in October 1946 and was ordained an apostle in October 1972. He was a prolific writer, and the author of … Continue reading

Faith In Cameroon

On Sunday August 7, 2005 President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the Aba Nigeria LDS Temple . Two weeks later an excited and courageous group of Latter-day Saints from Cameroon boarded two mini-buses and headed to Nigeria to receive the sacred blessings contained in a temple of the Lord. The two branches of the Church in … Continue reading

Mormon Health Code: Smart Choice!

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on April 6, 1830, with Joseph Smith as president and prophet. less than three years later, Feb. 27, 1833, a revelation was given to the prophet Joseph called the “Word of Wisdom“, which is often termed the “Mormon Health Code”. At the time of this … Continue reading

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Music Video

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Music Video

Brigham Young University Broadcasting and The Mormon Tabernacle Choir have joined forces to create a new music video of director Mack Wilberg’s arrangement “Called To Serve“. A favorite hymn of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this song is a lively anthem which pays tribute to those who follow Jesus Christ’s charge to “Go ye into all the … Continue reading

Angela Johnson: Sharing Christ’s Power Through Art

For nearly three decades Angela Johnson “the soprano” thrilled audiences with her professional vocal talent. But today, it is Angela Johnson “the sculptor” who is touching lives and hearts with her gift. MormonSoprano shares an exclusive interview with this artist who is a witness of the power and miracles of Jesus Christ. I first heard … Continue reading

Be of Good Cheer

Be of Good Cheer

Quote for the day ~ Click to Listen: I Feel My Savior’s Love Howard W. Hunter, (1907-1995)14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “In my lifetime I have seen two world wars plus Korea plus Vietnam and all that you are currently witnessing. I have worked my way through the depression … Continue reading

A Primer on USA Politics

My oldest daughter turns 18 this year. (Yikes!) Unfortunately, her birth date falls just short of eligibility to vote in our upcoming Presidential Election (she is very disappointed). However, this “coming-of-age” in our household has opened up a new and lively conversation. We are now officially “talking politics” as a family. We are studying the … Continue reading

About The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle

About The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle

The famous Salt Lake City (Mormon) Tabernacle underwent a massive renovation project from 2005-2007. This involved a meticulous process balancing historic preservation with essential modernization and seismic upgrades. According to my site stat tracker, the majority of my readership now lives outside of Utah, and a considerable amount of you reside outside of the United … Continue reading

He Watching Over Israel, Slumbers Not

“I hope you enjoyed that magnificent anthem presented by the Choir—“He, Watching Over Israel, Slumbers Not, Nor Sleeps.” It is from Mendelssohn’s Elijah, and the words are adapted from the Psalms. (See Ps. 121:4.)…

Joy In The Morning

“Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness…weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning” Psalms 30: 4-5 Play: Oh What A Beautiful Mornin’ “Wherever you live on this earth and whatever your life’s situation may be, I testify to you … Continue reading

Part 1: Talented American Mormons Help Cambodia

This is the first installment in a special 3-part series exclusive! A new rock band called “Muk” is capturing the hearts of Cambodians everywhere, and experiencing unexpected fame. What makes this unique, is that each member of the musical group are four average, white Mormon boys from Utah and New Jersey. It is the story … Continue reading

Power of The Scriptures

THOUGHT OF THE DAY: President Spencer W. Kimball 1895 – 1985 12th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “I find that when I get casual in my relationships with divinity and when it seems that no divine ear is listening and no divine voice is speaking, that I am far, far … Continue reading

Mormon Olympic Dreams 2008

Happy Olympics! Today marks the grand opening of the 29th Olympiad. Beijing China welcomes the world with their slogan “One World, One Dream” (love it!). You can check out the Official Site For Photos and Live Feed. Or, read Bob’s great day-to-day Beijing blog. I love the Olympics, both summer and winter. When I was young, and obsessed with … Continue reading

What The Family Needs

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Gordon B. Hinckley ( 1910-2008 ) 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “Our lives have become intensely fast-paced, filled with busyness and a frantic flitting about that was uncharacteristic of earlier ages. Everything from increased mobility to a plethora of time-saving devices has enticed us to … Continue reading

Celebrating 80 Years Of Broadcasting

July marks the beginning of an 80th Anniversary Year of the Music and The Spoken Word radio broadcast. With humble beginnings in 1929 it is the longest continually running broadcast in the world. According to online sources, a traditional 80th Anniversary gift is “Oak”, which I think would make the original LDS pioneers pleased. When … Continue reading

The Sweetwater Sacrifice

This week I will include posts honoring the Mormon Pioneers.  July 24th marks the important yearly anniversary of the pioneer’s arrival into the Great Salt Lake Valley. “Pioneer Day” is a Utah State holiday, but also stands as an important date to all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the world. … Continue reading

Mormon Missionaries Save Woman’s Life

Two LDS (Mormon) missionaries performed an act of heroism this week, saving a woman’s life.  The two young men, Elder Beard and Elder Bennellack, are serving full-time missions in Australia for the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They were put to the ultimate test, when walking down the street they came upon a pregnant … Continue reading

The Most Important Mormon Belief

What do Mormons believe? It is a question that usually invokes a large list of answers, and an equally long list of questions. It generates opinions and conclusions both positive and negative. It is a question that has sparked many respectful discussions, and also disrespectful accusations. Ever since 1820, this question has opened up heated debates, but it has also … Continue reading

The Hill Cumorah Pageant

The largest outdoor pageant in America is the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant, in upstate New York, sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Featuring over 700 volunteers, the pageant portrays events from the Bible’s Old and New Testaments, and the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Each July, seven evening … Continue reading

Joseph Smith, A Prophet

In the spring of 1820, a young boy named Joseph Smith wanted to know which church he should join. He had been attending several different churches and comparing their teachings and they often contradicted each other. As he searched the Bible for help, he read that he should ask God. (James 1:5) Acting on this … Continue reading

Go Inside Mormon Temple Free

Public Open House Announcement Twin Falls Idaho Temple Location:  1405 Eastland Drive North, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States (Google Map) The Twin Falls Idaho Temple is open to the public through August 16, 2008. All are welcome to attend including children. Tours are FREE, but a reservation is required. Please review the information below: