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July 30, 2021

When the American Elite Visited Joseph Smith in Nauvoo

In May of 1844, just 45 days before Joseph Smith would be murdered in Carthage Jail, two imposing visitors arrived in Nauvoo just before midnight. They were Josiah Quincy and Charles Francis Adams from Massachusetts, both American bluebloods, born of powerful families. Their recorded impressions of the prophet give us a fascinating view into life in the "city of Joseph."

Breaking News

Come Follow Me Podcast #32: “Stand Ye in Holy Places”, Doctrine and Covenants 85-87

How distressingly human it is that some people want to build Zion and want an inheritance in Zion, but don’t want to keep the very laws that create Zion. That’s like saying, I want to live in the Lord’s kingdom, but I want to do it my way. That is the context behind one of the sections of the Doctrine and Covenants that we will look at today.

Your Hardest Family Question: Why do I feel guilty for not wanting to be labeled as an “addict”?

How do I deal with the guilt I’m feeling as I try to move my mentality away from pornography as an addiction to a compulsion when so much of my family and church culture have taught me otherwise?

Making the Most of Your Partner Agreement as You Launch Your Business

While most of my entrepreneurial success has come as a solo operator, I’m aware that a partnership approach can bring much gain. However, before starting a partnership, here are ten things I would insist on in a written partnership agreement.



FEATURES

VIDEO: Elder Jeffrey R. Holland–“Somebody to Stand By You”

Cartoon: Days of 50s

Area Seventy Releases Announced Prior to General Conference for the First Time

8 Principles to Help Stake, Ward and Family Councils Be More Effective

Come, Follow Me for Sunday School: “Stand Ye in Holy Places”, Doctrine and Covenants 85-87

How Do You Define Yourself?

“The Hesitation Hump”: Why those Curious About the Church Don’t Ask Us Questions

How Everyday People Become Extraordinary Leaders

Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 5: Wins for volleyball, plus swimming

Peruvian President Attends Bicentennial Celebration on Lima Temple Grounds

Groundbreakings Announced for Two Temples in the South Pacific

A New Approach to the Modesty Talk

The New Culture War Battleground is You

The First Presidency Continues the Saturday Evening Session of General Conference

Why Did Rebecca Swain Williams Defend the Book of Mormon?

Softball Mentality

“Once I Was Engaged”: A Lighthearted Romp with a Strong Heartbeat

Oliver Cowdery’s Testimony of the Book of Mormon

VIDEO: Filming Underway for Season 4 of Book of Mormon Videos

VIDEO: President Johnson on participating in Church executive councils as a woman

Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 3: Swimming, volleyball and more on gymnastics

BYU study finds that princess culture can heal toxic masculinity over time

Breaking News

Come Follow Me Podcast #32: “Stand Ye in Holy Places”, Doctrine and Covenants 85-87

How distressingly human it is that some people want to build Zion and want an inheritance in Zion, but don’t want to keep the very laws that create Zion. That’s like saying, I want to live in the Lord’s kingdom, but I want to do it my way. That is the context behind one of the sections of the Doctrine and Covenants that we will look at today.

Your Hardest Family Question: Why do I feel guilty for not wanting to be labeled as an “addict”?

How do I deal with the guilt I’m feeling as I try to move my mentality away from pornography as an addiction to a compulsion when so much of my family and church culture have taught me otherwise?

Making the Most of Your Partner Agreement as You Launch Your Business

While most of my entrepreneurial success has come as a solo operator, I’m aware that a partnership approach can bring much gain. However, before starting a partnership, here are ten things I would insist on in a written partnership agreement.

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