Changing Lives

Reactiving Members “If it wasn’t for your book . . . I would have walked away” I will say that if it wasn’t for your book [Faith Crisis Volume 1] and the phenomenal research you have put into this resource as a convert of 13 years to the church I would have walked away. I […]

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New book! Faith Crisis 2: Behind Closed Doors
Faith Crisis, Volume 2: Behind Closed Doors—Leonard Arrington & the Progressive Rewriting of Mormon History

During the 20th century, an organized objective to rewrite Latter-day Saint history from within, unbeknownst to the general Church membership, went head to head behind the scenes with traditional leaders of the Church. Meet the main players of this conflict: Leonard Arrington—progressive “Father of New Mormon History,” Ezra Taft Benson—traditionalist defender, and many other advocates […]

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Rough Stone Rolling Debunked

Coming in 2021, the long-awaited debunking of one of the most influential factors leading members into a personal faith crisis—the book Rough Stone Rolling. Richard Bushman is now the chief Latter-day Saint evangelist in the development of a new progressive interpretation of Joseph Smith, particularly through his work, Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling. In Rough […]

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Presentations from Book of Mormon Evidence Virtual Expo

Presentations from Book of Mormon Evidence Virtual Expo: Ezra Taft Benson & Leonard J. Arrington: Battling Over the New History Is the ‘Miracle of the Gulls’ Story Reliable History? Faith Crisis 2: Behind Closed Doors Latter-day Nephites in Scripture: The Scriptures Say You Are Likely a Nephite! Reliable Primary Sources & the Seer ‘Stone in […]

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Four presentations at the FIRM Foundation Virtual Expo!

The Joseph Smith Foundation gave four presentations for the FIRM Foundation Virtual Expo this April, including the release of a new book and two announced books available for pre-order!  Faith Crisis: We Were Not Betrayed! Mark Hofmann & Church History Faith Crisis: New Mormon History Exiled From Church Headquarters Seer Stone: Icon and Battleground of New Mormon History, […]

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New Book! Faith Crisis, Volume 1: We Were NOT Betrayed!

After working with thousands of struggling members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over many years, the authors decided to write a book offering hope and answers for those struggling with faith crisis. Unbeknownst to the general Church membership, the 20th century would witness an organized effort to rewrite Latter-day Saint history […]

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Movie Night! (Raising the Bar Utah County)
Raising the Bar Movie Night! January 25, 2020

This event has been completed. Kickoff the new year with a media/movie night! Join us on Saturday, January 25, 2019 for a family event as we watch movie clips/trailer, discuss what constitutes an uplifting film and share personal stories and resolutions as we encourage each other to “raise the bar”! Are you looking for good […]

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Raising the Bar launch!

Are you striving to raise your standards? Are you looking for like-minded friends who are also “raising the bar”? Then you have come to the right place! We are excited to introduce to you a new standards group providing a safe place for Latter-day Saint individuals who are striving to live higher standards to meet […]

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New DVD release! “Nephites in Europe”

For over a century and a half, we assumed the Nephites struggled to extinction. What if remnants escaped to Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Burma, etc.–to become nations, kindreds, tongues and people? An ancient Icelandic text records a royal family in Northern Europe descending from a prince by the name of Nefi or Nephi. Another Northern […]

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Honoring the 175th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Joseph & Hyrum Smith
Honoring the 175th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Joseph & Hyrum Smith

June 27th, 2019 marks the 175th anniversary of the martyrdom of the two prophets and presidents Joseph & Hyrum Smith. “Every Church member ought to think about what those two prophets were willing to do to restore the gospel and the Church of Jesus Christ.” (President M. Russell Ballard) Never in the history of the […]

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Seven presentations during Book of Mormon Evidence Conference!

James and Hannah Stoddard of the Joseph Smith Foundation delivered four presentations at the 23rd International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference on April 11-13th. The rooms were filled to overflowing, requiring them to offer three repeat presentations to packed rooms again during the lunch and dinner breaks. The Joseph Smith Foundation released a new book, […]

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Urim & Thummim or the Seer Stone & Hat?

During the 22nd International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference, the Joseph Smith Foundation released new research regarding the origins of the seer stone narrative and the Prophet Joseph Smith’s method of translation for the Book of Mormon. Friday’s presentation, “Urim & Thummim or the Seer Stone & Hat?” debunked a popular source for progressive historians […]

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Educational Resources!

Ages The “History of the Age of the Earth: With Emphasis on the Patriarchs, Prophets, and the House of Israel” chart includes extensively documented pedigrees, timelines with key figures and nobility through the dark ages and up through the founding of our nation and the Restoration of the Gospel. Even significant astronomical events are noted. […]

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Joseph Smith Education

Joseph Smith has been called “America’s greatest educator” and yet the Prophet’s principles for successful education have largely been forgotten! Principles of a “Joseph Smith Education” Focus OUT Not IN – “Feed My Sheep” Mission Centered – “Here am I send me” Spirit Directed Father Presided and Family Centered Content is the message – “All […]

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Battlelines

Article – Do We Still Believe in the Patriarchal Order? Documentary – Biblical Young Women Home & Family FAQs 01) BIRTH-CONTROL: What is the first commandment ever given by the Lord to man? How does the Lord feel about birth control? Should couples postpone having children? 02) OVERPOPULATION: Is the earth overpopulated? Is there enough food and resources to […]

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