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Articles About The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

While the Reformation is well-known and taught in most schools, the restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is not as widely known. A reformation, by definition, changes something that currently exists. By contract, a restoration brings something back to its original form. This is a significant difference in the context of the Gospel of […]

Spiritual Gifts

The seventh Article of Faith lists a variety of spiritual gifts. We believe in the gift of tongues, prophecy, revelation, visions, healing, interpretation of tongues, and so forth. (Articles of Faith 1:7) Joseph Smith penned thirteen Articles of Faith as a way to explain the beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. […]

Church of Jesus Christ

The Sixth Article of Faith highlights the LDS belief that the Church of Jesus Christ is the same, no matter when it is present on the earth. We believe in the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth. (Articles of Faith 1:6) The Sixth article […]

LDS General Conference

The first LDS General Conference was held in 1830, the year the church was organized. It is called General Conference because it is a meeting meant for the general membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, no matter where they live. Usually, church members meet in local or regional meetings on Sundays, […]

George A. Smith on William Law – The Leading String

William Law was called by revelation to a position in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (see D&C 124:91).  However, the following account from a sermon given by George A. Smith, on January 10, 1958, shows how William Law slipped in the matter of honesty, ultimately leading to cheering […]

Levi Richards and Wife Leave Baby for Mission to England

Levi Richards (1799-1876) was a physician who often tended the Prophet Joseph Smith. The Prophet once remarked that Levi Richards “is the best physician I have ever been acquainted with.” Levi and his wife Sarah Griffith married late in life. He was forty-four and she was forty-one. When their only child, Levi Willard, was born […]

Graduates and Families Reminded Not to Take Counsel from Fears

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to graduates of BYU-Hawaii during Commencement. The 270 multinational students and their families were told to not let fears rule their lives, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ should be the controlling force instead. […]

Texas Lake Cleaned by 400 Members of Mormon Helping Hands

Members of the Austin Texas Stake spruced up Pflugervile Lake in just a few hours. They picked pu trash, cleared cattails and willows from around the boat ramp, and stained wooden trash containers. The workers also planted 40 trees and stained wooden trash containers. Recreation director for the City of Pflugerville Parks and Recreation, Jim […]

Joseph F. Smith

“We desire it distinctly understood that ‘Mormonism’, as it is called, has come to the world to stay.” Joseph Fielding Smith was the sixth prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is often referred to as Joseph F. Smith to differentiate him from the 10th president of the Church […]

Mormon Channel Features Free Audio Programs

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made available a website with free, uplifting, and informative audio programming. Mormonchannel.org features “Conversations,, which includes interviews of General Authorities and other members of the Church. Other programming focuses on families, the needs of children and youth, and inspiring true stories. All programming is free of […]