Volunteer Spotlight: Peggy Chappell

by Lyndie Jackson

Volunteer Spotlights

Miraculous—that’s how Peggy Chappell describes the gifts of Wilford Woodruff. “I have always loved Church history and have learned that our knowledge of many of the details of our Church’s history exists only because Wilford Woodruff kept a meticulous journal and had the wonderful gift of being able to remember entire sermons until they were recorded,” she notes.

"The Prince of Peace”

by Craig Lindquist

Come, Follow Me

The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ.” These powerful words adorning the front covers of this book are a declaration of what we will find within its pages and a profound testimony that Jesus is indeed the Christ, all before we even open the book.

“O How Great the Plan of Our God”

by Michelle Pack

Come, Follow Me

In 2 Nephi 9, the Book of Mormon prophet Jacob explained the plan of salvation, central to which is the Atonement of Jesus Christ. In verse 7 he called it the “infinite atonement.” The word “infinite” brings up the idea of something that has no limits, that is too great to count, like the sands of the sea—something that can never end.

Asking Big Questions: Why Do We Need a Living Prophet?

by Lyndie Jackson

Big Questions

Conflicts and differing opinions surround us in this world. All voices—good and bad—are amplified through social and mass media. Thankfully, the Lord has given us a voice that we can and should listen to above all others: the voice of living prophets. 

“After the Manner of Happiness”

by Lyndie Jackson

Come, Follow Me

After the Nephites separated from the Lamanites, they built a temple and lived the commandments of the Lord. They preached and learned the gospel of Jesus Christ together, and 2 Nephi 5:27 states it simply: “We lived after the manner of happiness.”

“Redemption Cometh in and through the Holy Messiah”

by Rob Swanson

Come, Follow Me

When Father Lehi gave what were perhaps his final words of counsel and advice to his son Jacob, he focused on the role of Jesus Christ in the plan of salvation, particularly His ability to redeem humankind from the Fall of Adam and Eve. This counsel, now recorded in 2 Nephi 2, leads the reader through the purpose of Christ’s coming, the role of the Fall, and the importance of humankind’s agency.

Asking Big Questions: Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

by Maddie Christensen

Big Questions

In a world full of natural disasters, instability, wars, and conflicts, many people wonder why terrible things continue to happen. It feels like we are constantly being bombarded with bad news, heartache, and grief. Through our time here on Earth, we will go through various trials and tribulations that can be hard to understand. So, why do bad things happen to people who are trying to do good? There are three main reasons: 

Volunteer Spotlight: Rob Swanson

by Maddie Christensen

Volunteer Spotlights

“Volunteering has given me the opportunity to serve in my busy schedule and receive spiritual peace from that service,” says Rob Swanson, volunteer for the Wilford Woodruff Papers Project. 

"Christ Prepares a Way"

by Craig Lindquist

Come, Follow Me

The Book of Mormon is the greatest masterclass for navigating this mortal life. In its pages we are taught principles directly from Jesus Christ, such as “I will also be your light in the wilderness, and I will prepare the way before you” (1 Nephi 17:13). Then we are taught by the stories of real people how those principles are accomplished.

Asking Big Questions: How Do I Help Those Going through a Faith Crisis While Staying Strong in My Testimony?

by Lyndie Jackson

Big Questions

Isaiah foresaw a time when good would be called evil and evil would be called good. We live in the time he saw—a time when noisy opinions conflict with what we know to be true. Most of us know someone who currently struggles or has struggled with these conflicting ideas, and as disciples of Jesus Christ, we can help them.