What are Latter-day Saint Baby Blessings?

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...
What Should I Call Mormons?

What Should I Call Mormons?

Recently I have seen lots of headlines like, “Mormons don’t want you calling them Mormons anymore.” Or, “Stop Saying ‘Mormon,’ Church Leader Says.” All of these articles were based on a recent announcement and push from President Nelson and other Church leaders....
Why do Mormons Wear Garments?

Why do Mormons Wear Garments?

Why do Mormons Wear Garments? Most non-Mormons are familiar with the fact that some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wear underwear that they call the “temple garment” or “garment of the priesthood.” So, from the perspective of a...
How Do Mormons Balance Science and Faith

How Do Mormons Balance Science and Faith

To some, there seems to be an irreconcilable difference between science and faith. There are, however, Mormon’s that have embraced both science and faith and did not see any conflict. This is how James Talmage, a scientist and a Mormon Apostle, found peace where...
Can Non-Mormons Attend Mormon Temple Marriages?

Can Non-Mormons Attend Mormon Temple Marriages?

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting times of life. If you are a Mormon with non-Mormon friends or family, however, it can be more than a little complicated. Weddings are one of the most significant events in our lives and we naturally want those we love to be...