Archive for September, 2014

  • Families Are Forever: Why Mormons Marry in Temples

    Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

    Mormons believe that families are forever, that family relationships continue in the next life. That is one of the reasons why we put so much emphasis on families.   A forever family is not an automatic result of being married on earth. Marriages performed outside of a temple last until death or as stated in […]

  • What do Mormons value more? Faith in Jesus Christ or families?

    Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

    Because of a sadness in our family this past week, I’ve been pondering what gives me the most strength–my faith in Jesus Christ or the sealing bonds of family. The best answer I can give to that is a song our young children are learning this year in Primary (their classes on Sunday).   The […]

  • Mormon Holidays and Celebrations

    Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

    For a church which has high standards of dress and behavior, we have few restrictions for celebrating holidays and special occasions. Most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or Mormons celebrate major holidays and the holidays of their countries. The way we celebrate those holidays is usually based on family tradition. […]

  • How to become a Mormon

    Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

    Whether you have a desire or not to become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you might be curious about the steps. To become a member you must be baptized by someone who has priesthood authority or the Aaronic Priesthood and has been ordained a priest. Once you are baptized, […]

  • Be still and know that I am God: Jesus is my personal Savior and the Savior of the World

    Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

    When I dig deep within myself to ask why I want to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others, it’s not so I can say I’ve been a missionary. It’s not so my friends will all be in my church social group. It’s not because I fear for their souls. It’s because Jesus Christ […]