CHURCH-HISTORY

Recent in church-history

33472

5 Tips to Better Understand Temple Symbols

by Jack M. Lyon, excerpted from "Understanding Temple Symbols Through Scripture, History, and Art" | October 16, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Why do temples have symbols? Where do symbols come from? Is all temple symbolism unique to Latter-day Saint...

54387

The First Endowment, Nauvoo Masonic Lodge, Relief Society Formation + More Highlighted in Newest Joseph Smith Papers Volume

by Tommy Johnson | October 9, 2019

On March 17, 1842, 20 women, ranging from teenagers to widows, and Joseph Smith gathered together on the se...

54353

100 Changes in the Church in the Last 100 Years

by Tommy Johnson | October 3, 2019 | Mormon Life

Inside the rich history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, changes in policy, practice, an...

54236

25 Interesting Facts About the Beehive House

by Alicia Soto | September 28, 2019 | Mormon Life

This year marks the 165th anniversary of the creation of the Beehive House. Completed in 1854, the Beehive ...

53137

14 Things You Didn't Know About the Relief Society Building on Temple Square

by Emily Abel | September 10, 2019 | Fun

Sitting only feet away from the Church Office Building, the Relief Society Building enjoys a prime location...

53952

An 11-Year Mission, Imprisonment + More Early Saints Endured to Spread the Gospel

by R. Mark Melville and Reid L. Neilson, excerpted from "The Saints Abroad" | September 7, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The scriptures are stocked with examples of how disciples, apostles, and missionaries overcome the hardship...

53829

Marvel Comics Artist Helping to Create the First Graphic Novel of the First Vision + See What It Will Look Like

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 29, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

Captain America, the Silver Surfer, Black Panther, Flash, Batman, Aquaman—and now Joseph Smith. These are s...

53744

New Video Series: Church Scholar Anthony Sweat Helps Members Better Seek Revelation, Answer Difficult Questions

by LDS Living Staff | August 27, 2019 | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

LDS Living  wants to invite you on a journey to become better seekers of truth, better receivers of pe...

53709

4 Prophetic and Beautiful Dreams from Joseph Smith's Parents

by Mary Jane Woodger, Ken Alford, and Craig Manscill, excerpted from "Dreams as Revelation" | August 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Dreams given to members of Joseph Smith’s family helped prepare them for the challenges and trials that the...

53677

From Polygamy to Mountain Meadows Massacre, "Saints" 2 Covers It All and Is "More Epic" Than the First

by Church News | August 20, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the Book of Mormon, the Lord asks His children to remember the captivity and miraculous deliverance of H...