"The events surrounding the translation of the Book of Mormon can be pieced together from the recollections of a dozen or so contemporaries.... The story that emerges from their accounts is perplexing. The Mormon sources constantly refer to the single most troublesome item in Joseph Smith's history, the gold plates on which the Book of … Continue reading

I've wanted to find some YouTube content that I thought was interesting and yet faith promoting.  I think the FAIR Mormon Channel qualifies.  The videos will not convince anyone who does not chose to have faith.  But it will enable those who do to discuss various issues in a balanced way. Taken from a DVD … Continue reading

Topic Study: Priesthood Restoration

(May 2005 TG Entry: Priesthood Restoration) I             Restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood to Joseph Smith Joseph Smith’s and Oliver Cowdery’s understanding of these principles became perfect one hundred and seventy six years ago this morning.  As we read Joseph Smith history it becomes clear that their knowledge grew line upon line and precept upon precept. … Continue reading Topic Study: Priesthood Restoration