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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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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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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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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Keynote speaker for Called to Learn Conference

Hannah Stoddard was invited to give the keynote presentation for the Called to Learn of Christ Curriculum Conference (August 25-September 1, 2018): “Two of Joseph Smith’s Principles for a Successful Education for the Whole Family” Keynote Description: Joseph Smith has been called “America’s greatest educator” and yet the Prophet’s principles for successful education have largely […]

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Pioneer Day Event — July 24th 2018

Join us in celebrating the Restoration and our faithful forefathers and foremothers on July 24th! If you are striving to live higher standards and forsake the “Babylonian” culture of our time, this event is for you. Enjoy pioneer dances, a potluck breakfast, activities, discussion groups on Gospel topics and more! When: July 24th, 2018 – […]

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The CES Letter & Faith Crisis (Hannah Stoddard Latter-day Radio Interview: Polygamy, the translation of the Book of Mormon & more!)

Are you or someone you know experiencing a faith crisis? Are you struggling with LDS Church History? On June 22, 2018, Hannah Stoddard joined Greg Jarrard on Latter-day Radio to discuss the CES Letter, Joseph Smith’s polygamy, the translation of the Book of Mormon and more!

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9 presentations at the 21st International FIRM Foundation Expo

The Joseph Smith Foundation delivered nine presentations to packed audiences at the 21st International FIRM Foundation Expo (April 5th-7th, 2018) in Layton, Utah. Topics included: Nephites in Europe New Zealand & Japan The Last Days & Isaiah in Joseph Smith’s Patriarchal Blessings Isaiah’s Latter-day Servant The martyrdom of the Two Witnesses in Revelation 11 Joseph […]

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Speaking at FIRM Foundation Conference in Las Vegas, NV

On February 3rd, the Joseph Smith Foundation will be presenting at 1:30pm on recent archaeological, linguistic, DNA and historical evidence supporting statements from Presidents of the Church identifying Nephite and Lamanite descendants in North & South America, New Zealand, Hawaii and even Japan! Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/2008032596152704/

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