Carol of the Other Sheep

A Nephite Christmas carol, commemorating the events described in 3 Nephi 1 and Helaman 14 Carol of the Other Sheep (Nephi’s Testament) Lyrics: Mormon, James F. Stoddard (3 Nephi 1, Helaman 14) Music: “Huron Carol” (or “Twas in the Moon of Wintertime”) See original carol tune here. For there were some who said,“The time was […]

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5 Free Videos for Your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving stands out as one of the most sacred and significant celebrations of the year. The righteous colonization of America was one of the significant latter-day Signs of the Times—announcing the advent of the Restoration and Second Coming of Jesus Christ.  Share the following video clips and resources with your family this season—as you remember […]

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James F. Stoddard III Memorial

James Franklin Stoddard III—beloved father of 10 children and the founder of the Joseph Smith Foundation—passed away with faith and peace after a courageous battle with stage 4 lung cancer on the morning of September 6, 2021 in Provo, Utah.  Last Testimony (Restoration Days, July 24, 2021) Legacy of James Stoddard (As shared by his […]

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Stoddard Family Homeschool Journey

From day one, our dad (James) creatively thought outside the box when it came to education. Growing up, our schooling was project based, spirit directed, service oriented, and agency motivated! We’ve shared some of our experiences in webinars, interviews and vidcasts. See videos below! Educating Zion What does a “Zion education” look like? Today, there […]

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Lesson #32 Come Follow Me Vidcast with Hannah Stoddard—D&C 85-87 Stand in Holy Places

Prep for this week’s Come Follow Me with this vidcast by Hannah Stoddard & Rod Meldrum! They tackle everything from the “One Mighty and Strong,” the royal bloodline of Israel, Joseph Smith as the latter-day prince, future last days prophecy, and what the final stand to save worldwide liberty will look like!

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Returning Home for Thanksgiving

Written by: Malissa Cochran Every Thanksgiving, we take time to celebrate the Pilgrims, the Puritans, and other righteous Founders of America. God fulfilled His promise to bring the lost tribes of Israel back to their homeland. We are their descendants—we are Israelites. The covenants they kept and lived, and the blessings that were promised them […]

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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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Foundational Zion Standards Training Modules

Thank you for interest in supporting Raising the Bar and supporting Latter-day Saint families who are striving to live higher standards! We are grateful for your help and excited to work with you more. The modules below have been designed with resources that will equip families of Raising the Bar with a foundation in the […]

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