Upcoming presentation at the Book of Mormon Evidence conference! (Sept 16th, 2017)

The Joseph Smith Foundation will be presenting at the 20th International Book of Mormon Evidence conference in Sandy, Utah on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard will be speaking on Saturday, at 1:30 pm. View complete conference schedule  | Register! Join us as we release new ground-breaking research that is soon to […]

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Restoration Day

Join us in celebrating the Restoration on July 24th! If you are striving to live higher standards and forsake the “Babylonian” culture of our time, this event is for you. This “Restoration Day” will feature classes and discussions on a variety of Zion related topics, opportunities to mingle and network with like-minded families and even a […]

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Quest for Nephite remnant fireside

Did a Nephite colony exist outside the American continent whose descendants left an unforgettable mark on the world we know today? What if an ancient governmental system with surprisingly similar characteristics to that of the Nephite government was discovered? What if ancient tribes were identified with names possibly meaning “Josephites” and even “the descendants of […]

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Presentations at the 19th International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference

The Joseph Smith Foundation presented at the 19th International Book of Mormon Evidence Conference (April 6th-8th, 2017) in Orem, Utah. Friday’s presentation, “Unlocking Isaiah: The Latter-day Servant and Sons”, analyzed blessings given to the Prophet Joseph Smith (including his patriarchal blessing) and the servant in Isaiah. Over 200+ attributes of the servant, as defined by […]

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Happy birthday to the Prophet Joseph Smith!

“I should like to see introduced among the Latter-day Saints…the practice of celebrating or commemorating the birthday of the Prophet Joseph Smith. . . . in my judgment the next birthday celebration to that of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ should be that of Joseph Smith.” (Joseph F. Smith) On this day, we celebrate the birth […]

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5 scary stories teaching what Halloween is really about

The house “. . . was filled with evil spirits, who sought to destroy us . . .” –Wilford Woodruff (London, England) We three [Wilford Woodruff, Heber C. Kimball and George A. Smith] went into the City of London to undertake to open doors in that great city.  The first man who opened his doors […]

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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 […]

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A Selection of Eyewitness Accounts to the 1844 Transfiguration of Brigham Young (Free Audio Download!)

In commemoration of the anniversary of the 1844 transfiguration of President Brigham Young, we are excited to offer the following free audio download!  Special thanks to Casey Wayman for narrating this selection of eye-witness accounts! Selection of Eyewitness Accounts to the 1844 Transfiguration of Brigham Young I “[jumped] to my feet, expecting Joseph the Prophet was speaking” There was a […]

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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 […]

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Carol of a Vision (Nephite Christmas Carol)

Text: James F. Stoddard (1 Nephi 11) Music:  English Carol from Coventry (other version) Know ye the condescension of our Father and His Son? A virgin fair exceedingly, above all beautiful. The mother of the Son of God, aft’ manner of the flesh, on Spirit’s wing was carried away. The angel bid me, Look. Behold the Lamb […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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