October 2018
Saints and Geography
The Church History Department recently published a response to some concerns about the new book "Saints" and Book of Mormon geography. "Since the publication of Saints, Volume 1: The Standard of Truth, 1815–1846, some concern has been expressed online and to us personally that the text of the book has expressed a preference against a “heartland” model of Book of Mormon geography. We have been...
BH Roberts photo about 1904 and "Helaman" by James Fullmer
Almost 120 years ago, Elder B.H. Roberts of the First Council of the Seventy wrote a four-part series in the Improvement Era focusing on Alma the Younger's counsel to his three sons: Helaman, Shiblon, and Corianton. These short articles were geared towards the youth and young adults of the Church. Today, we bring you the first of these articles, this one discussing Helaman. Although the...
President Russell M. Nelson
During the October 2018 Women's Session of General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson said, "I invite you to read the Book of Mormon, between now and the end of the year. As impossible as that may seem, with all you are trying to manage in life, if you will accept this invitation with full-purpose of heart the Lord will help you find a way to achieve it. And as you prayerfully study, I...