Sukkot replacement for Halloween

Contributor: Emily Dayley Its really nice to hear from some many others who dont celebrate Halloween. When we stopped celebrating Halloween, we replaced it with the Fall Feasts (or holidays) from the Bible. It has been such a a grand blessing for my family! The feast of tabernacles, or Sukkot started Sunday, and continues for […]

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Sing-Along in Sanpete

For those of you looking to gather October 31st join us for a warm potluck dinner, Christian sing-along as we light up our home in celebration of the day the light of the gospel broke forth out of the darkness. Reformation night is a time to REJOICE and remember our own freedoms to worship, where […]

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The Power of Music

Last night’s Sanpete Raising the Bar event on music was wonderful! We first heard from a new small youth choir called Bella Voce from Cedar City. They brought a message to us straight from the prophets, using their own prophetic words. Next, there was a Q&A with the youth and we heard their testimonies and […]

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Baby Jesus Christ and Joseph Smith Christmas Tradition

Contributor: Hannah Stoddard Our family was given the most BEAUTIFUL gift this Christmas from a neighbor in our ward. We don’t know this couple very well, but they knocked unexpectedly at our door and said that they were touched by my father’s testimony on Joseph Smith a little while ago. Since Joseph Smith’s birthday is […]

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Raising the Bar Events

All Raising the Bar events and groups are not directed by the Joseph Smith Foundation and are operated entirely independently. Raising the Bar events may or may not reflect Joseph Smith Foundation ideals and standards. Utah Utah County Sanpete County (Utah) Contact raisingthebarlds@gmail.com for more details STUDY GROUPS Using the Foundational Zion Standards modules (https://josephsmithfoundation.org/raising-the-bar-/zion-standards-modules), […]

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Battlelines

Article â€“ Do We Still Believe in the Patriarchal Order? Documentary â€“ 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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Wholesome Dance Directory & Tutorials

**Please leave a comment below if you know of a wholesome, refined dance we should add to our directory! English Country Dance Auretti’s Dutch Skipper Black Nag Duke of Kent’s Waltz Grimstock Hole in the Wall Jack’s Health The Indian Queen American Country Basic Square Dance Cotton Eye Joe The Virginia Reel Irish Dance The […]

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What is backbeat/offbeat?

Elder Gene R. Cook made the following comment in regard to the standard for music in his own home. “We determined to maintain our family music standard of Church music, classical music, or other good general music, but no light or hard rock or anything like unto it.” (Gene R. Cook, Raising Up a Family […]

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Review of “To Date or Not To Date?” article

Thank you to this contributor for offering these additional comments after reading the article, To Date or Not To Date?  That is the Question. Hello Hannah, I sincerely enjoyed reading [To Date or Not To Date? That is the Question.]. This is a topic my dad has well-educated his children on, and on which I personally have […]

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