Presentations at the 18th International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference
The Joseph Smith Foundation presented at the 18th International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference (September 15th-17th, 2016) in Sandy, Utah. Friday's presentation, "Parallel Problems, Parallel Answers from the Book of Mormon", discussed whether the history of the Latter-day Church of Jesus Christ is laid out and foreshadowed in the narrative of the Nephite Church. Saturday's presentation focused on the new Joseph Smith Foundation project, LDS Answers. Do you know someone struggling with a faith crisis over LDS Church history? Are there real answers to these tough questions? The answer is yes! LDS Answers is dedicated to telling the real story with the real facts and the real history.
Interactive Music Class/Discussion
Free class to be held at the Kimber Academy in American Fork, Utah Sunday, April 10th at 3pm. Every feeling, every emotion that can be felt by man, can be expressed through music. Can it be that while we have been immersed in this medium, we have been seduced and distracted to forget it’s power for good or evil? Join us as we practically apply the teachings of the Presidents of the Church and analyze different pieces of music. RSVP via Facebook or our contact page. More information found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1028392577251142/ Location: Kimber Academy-American Fork 177 E 30 N, American Fork, Utah 84003 For more information regarding what the Presidents of the Church have taught regarding music, please read the following article: Music: The Forgotten Language of the Heart.
Solutions for Apathetic Youth (Hannah Stoddard Interview KTALK 630)
On January 13, 2016, Hannah Stoddard joined Juleen Jackson and Kris Kimball on the Liberty Lineup (KTALK 630) to discuss solutions for apathetic youth in our day. Listen to the interview! [sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl="http://josephsmithfoundation.org/files/KTALK630_Hannah_Stoddard_January_13_2016.mp3"]
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Presentations at the International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference
The Joseph Smith Foundation will be speaking at the International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference (UVU Events Center--Orem) April 10-11. Friday, April 10, 2:45 p.m.: "Solutions that Work for Apathetic Youth". Saturday, April. 11, 2:45 p.m.: "Joseph Smith: More than you knew." Learn proven time-tested principles for motivating youth that actually WORK and discover the Prophet Joseph Smith in a way you have never imagined! Please see the speaker list and conference schedule.
Release of The Prophet Joseph: More than we know
Ground-breaking research on latter-day prophecy! Is the Prophet Joseph the Angel in Revelation 14:6, the designator of Zion inheritances, the Messenger in Malachi, the Servant in Isaiah, the passport to Celestial glory, the Voice crying in the wilderness? Discover the Prophet Joseph Smith in a way you have never imagined! For the first time, the Joseph Smith Foundation releases their groundbreaking research revolutionizing Latter-day prophecy and the Signs of the Times.
Presentations at the Do It Now Expo
James F. Stoddard and L. Hannah Stoddard from the Joseph Smith Foundation will be speaking at the Do It Now Expo (UVU Events Center--Orem) next Friday and Saturday, October 9-11. Friday, Oct. 10, 9:00 a.m.: "Prophetically Foretelling Latter-day Events: Unraveling the Latter-day Signs of the Times with Types and Shadows from the Book of Mormon". Saturday, Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m.: "Advanced Statesmen & Symbols: Freemasonry, the Servant, Temple Symbolism and Astronomical Events." These presentations will cover new, ground-breaking material on the last days, symbolism, Joseph Smith, the future of America and more! Please see the speaker list and conference schedule.
Mormon Chronicle articles
The Mormon Chronicle has re-posted several Joseph Smith Foundation articles. These articles include: Did Dinosaurs Die Before the Fall of Adam?" "Do Church Leaders Contradict on Book of Mormon Location?" and "Belief in Evolution = No Belief in Jesus Christ." View these articles and more at www.mormonchronicle.com.
Vision in Light of the Restoration
The first four definitions for the word foundation given in the Webster’s 1828 Dictionary are:
- The basis of an edifice . . . usually a wall of stone which supports the edifice.
- The act of fixing the basis.
- The basis or ground work, or any thing; that on which any thing stands, and by which it is supported . . . Christ is the foundation of the church.
- Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation, a stone – a precious cornerstone. Is. 28. Other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1Cor. 3.
- Original; rise; as the foundation of the world.
With this understanding Joseph Smith Foundation is an organization focused on supporting and contributing to projects founded in the words of Jesus Christ. Our motto is “Vision in Light of the Restoration”. Joseph Smith advanced a literal interpretation of scripture and confirmation of the truths taught in the Bible. Revelation was the rock foundation of all lasting accomplishment. Currently, Joseph Smith Foundation is the umbrella for the following organizational divisions:
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