Translating the Book of Mormon into Afrikaans

I learned this story from David Allen, the creator of the scientifically known Allen Variants and author of the book “Its About Time”. This article is taken directly from his own website at The magic of phrasing is appreciated by a linguist, and our story begins with a gifted linguist back in 1971 when […]

How to Effectively Live the Gospel of Jesus Christ Every Day

This talk was delivered on January 30, 2020 by my friend DJ Borst. He gave me permission to use this talk here. I find this to be a very interesting topic. I am grateful for the opportunity to study and prepare in order to deliver this talk to you today. It is by interesting circumstances […]

The Location of the Ancient City of Zarahemla

Any time I talk about the location of Zarahemla, I usually begin with Doctrine and Covenant section 125:3. 3 Let them build up a city unto my name upon the land opposite the city of Nauvoo, and let the name of Zarahemla be named upon it. Now keep this in mind. The Lord does not […]

Joseph Smith’s First Vision

One source document for the story of Joseph Smith and his first vision was published in the Time and Seasons in 1842. I have transcribed the text of the original Times and Seasons publication and I have attempted to retain all grammar, punctuation, and misspellings of the original document. History of Joseph Smith Owing […]