Category Archives: History

LDS Church seeks to “Regularize” Activities in China

From the LDS Church Newsroom: “A series of high-level meetings between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) and an official from the People’s Republic of China is expected to lead to “regularized” operations for the Church in China.” “It is important to understand what the term regularizing means, and what it does […]


The History of Mormon Pioneers.

Between 1847 through 1869 (and even beyond the 1890s), estimates of 60,000 – 80,000 Mormon pioneers migrated to the Utah mountains on journeys that took months to complete. Today, July 24th, Mormons all around the world celebrate these faithful pioneers who made these treks.  The specific date, commemorates the arrival of the first company of […]


Being a Kid in the Previous Century

What contrasts we can see between just a few generations: Those of us born in the 1920’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and even 70’s… First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they were pregnant. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can and didn’t get tested for […]


Barack Obama Gets a History Lesson

Family History Presented to President Barack Obama by Church President Thomas S. Monson – LDS Newsroom “President Barack Obama was presented with five large leather-bound volumes today by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that detail his family history going back multiple generations covering hundreds of years.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid commented […]


LDS vs FLDS

I wrote this document in a writing class I had a few years ago, but revised it here for format and additional content. The purpose of this document is to show the differences between the two best known “Latter Day Saint Movement” churches (as some would like to call it – not me, but it […]


Mormons in Politics

It’s amazing that even in today’s society of “political correctness” and tolerance, that so many people would make such a big deal about Mitt Romney (see mittromney.com for more information about him). I guess when you running for president, everything about you becomes a big deal, but the last time a presidential candidates religion became […]


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