Addressing pornography: How indexing and family history can help"Increased protection from temptations and the intensifying influence of the adversary" is one of the healing blessings of temple and family history work, said Elder Dale G. Renlund.
Church Historian and Recorder speaks on significance of First Vision at Huntington Library conferenceDrawing on its vast catalog of Church history materials, the Huntington hosted “The First Vision of Joseph Smith, Jr.: 200 Years On” — a two-day conference commemorating the bicentennial of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.
Gerry Avant: How Alex Haley’s ‘Roots’ ignited interest in family historyAfter Alex Haley's "Roots: The Saga of an African American Family" caused an explosion of interest in family history, the author met with President N. Eldon Tanner and President Marion G. Romney to speak about the growing popularity of research.
How ‘small and simple things’ prepared America for the Restoration of the gospel, according to President BallardSpeaking during the BYU–Idaho fall commencement on Dec. 18, President M. Russell Ballard testified of the small and simple miracles that occurred to make possible the founding of the United States and the Restoration of the gospel.
How Elder Neal A. Maxwell became ‘poetry personified at the pulpit’“I have to work at my addresses, and I care about the congregation to whom I’m going to speak,” Elder Neal A. Maxwell said. “Maybe some of this rewriting is vanity, but part of it is my regard for people. If they’re going to take time to listen to me, I really owe it to them to be prepared."
FamilySearch celebrates 125th anniversary — here’s how it has become the largest genealogy organization in the worldThe Genealogical Society of Utah, known today as FamilySearch, was established on Nov. 13, 1894. Over the past 125 years, FamilySearch has worked to publish almost 4.8 billion searchable records and grow its family tree to more than 1.2 billion people.