Should Prayers Be Memorized or in One’s Own Words?

Should Prayers Be Memorized or in One’s Own Words?

When I was a missionary, I worked with hundreds of people who had never really prayed before and helped them to learn to communicate with their Heavenly Father. Some of them struggled at first to feel comfortable praying, but eventually learned. So, should prayers be...

How to Tour a Latter-Day Saint Temple

Temples are often some of the most beautiful buildings in any city, and many people would like to visit them to see what they are like inside. So, can anyone visit a temple? Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints are open to the public right after...

What are Latter-day Saint Baby Blessings?

For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the first rite for a newborn is a baby blessing. If you have Latter-day Saint friends with a new baby, you might be invited. If you are, you might have questions and want to know more about Latter-day...

A Summary of The Book of Mormon

I have read The Book of Mormon dozens of times. In conjunction with The Holy Bible, the scriptures help me to understand what life is all about, and how I can become more connected to Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon's teachings have shaped my life. So, what does The...

A Complete List of Things Christians Can’t Do

Happy young family having fun running on beach at sunset. Family traveling concept As a devout Christian for my entire life, I have often been asked about the things I "can and can't" do because of my religion. In short, there is nothing a Christian "can't" do....

Is the Bible a Primary Source of Information?

The Bible has a complicated history as it was written thousands of years ago by a number of different authors in different circumstances, thus, the answer to this question is not entirely straightforward. So, is the Bible a primary source of information? Parts of the...

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