BYU: A College Experience Like No Other

Brigham Young University, or “The Lord’s University” as many refer to it, is a unique and wonderful place of higher learning. You can’t help but feel the Spirit of it if you ever stroll around its campus. Continue reading BYU: A College Experience Like No Other

Salt Lake City, The Latter-day Saint Mecca

If it’s within your means or not too far away and you sincerely want to know more about the Mormons and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of the best ways is to go to the historic (and modern) heart of the church, the LDS church headquarters, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. I had the opportunity to visit Salt Lake last fall with a … Continue reading Salt Lake City, The Latter-day Saint Mecca

The Testimony of a Living Prophet of God

Joseph Smith Jr. was called to be a prophet in Upstate New York in the Spring of 1820. He and his brother Hyrum Smith were martyred by a mob in Carthage, Illinois on June 27, 1844. Joseph was followed by President Brigham Young, the so-called “American Moses,” and second prophet of the Church, who led the early members of the Church cross-country to the mountain … Continue reading The Testimony of a Living Prophet of God

Truth and Evidence # 1—The Pattern

  This is the first post of many I plan to make highlighting a variety of “proofs/evidences” confirming the truthfulness of The Book of Mormon, and with it, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The first point is the simple fact that the manner in which Joseph Smith was called to be a prophet and the Restoration of the Gospel came about was … Continue reading Truth and Evidence # 1—The Pattern

The Secret to Lasting Peace and Comfort

Life isn’t easy. I’ve written a couple of times now about pain, loss, and death and it’s a recurring question and dilemma for a lot of good people: Why did this have to happen? How will I survive…? Is there anything anywhere that will ever make it right again? If you’re a Christian—and whether that’s a Reformed Christian, a Mormon Christian, or some other version … Continue reading The Secret to Lasting Peace and Comfort