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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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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A Letter to My Christian Friends

James F. Stoddard III In response to what Mormons believe please permit me to add my thoughts. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes referred to as “Mormons” or “Latter-day Saints”) and my ancestry is through Joseph Smith’s grandfather, Asael Smith and cousins. I have had the priviledge […]

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Latest News and Releases Oct-Dec 2014

The following is a res-posting of Joseph Smith Foundation Facebook posts from October – December 2014. December 6, 2014 Upcoming Presentation in Idaho Falls! The Joseph Smith Foundation will be offering a free presentation at the Kimber Academy in Idaho Falls. All are invited! Feel welcome to let any friends or family know. The presentation […]

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Journal of Discourses Online released

The Joseph Smith Foundation is pleased to share with you our latest addition to our collection of resources: Journal of Discourses Online. It includes an indexed search and listings by volume, speakers, pages and reporters.

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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”. […]

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Latest News and Releases Jul-Sep 2014

September 19, 2014 The Joseph Smith Foundation will be presenting for the Kimber Academy this Friday (September 19) at 7:00pm. Anyone who is interested is invited to attend. We will be discussing the Book of Mormon parallels for our day. Topics include: Why did Mormon use precious room to record the Nephite monetary system in […]

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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.

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