Is the movie rating system undermining the values in your home?

James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard Our Friend's Tutor Have you ever wondered where movie ratings (G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17) come from?   We have...

A Response to the Erroneously Attributed “1910 First Presidency Message”

In response to the recent article, "Why have the Presidents of the Church consistently taught against Darwinism?" a reader suggested that a supposed 1910 First...

Is there evidence for the transfiguration of Brigham Young?

James F. Stoddard IV and Aaron R. Halsell The day is Thursday, August 8, 1844. Six weeks to the day have passed since the martyrdom...

“The dominant [Church history] narrative is not true . . .” LDS scholars encourage...

if (location.hash) { location.hash = location.hash.split('?'); } James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard Read this first! Some have been confused regarding the position of LDS...

Joseph Smith Jr. – America’s Greatest Educator?

Joseph Smith Jr., the American prophet, and education are a natural fit. Like a hand in a glove, the two combined become an instrument...

Was Joseph Smith involved in witchcraft, magic and the occult?

James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard . . . the fact that there were superstitions among the people in the days of Joseph Smith...

Lessons learned from the MTC President Sex Abuse Scandal

L. Hannah Stoddard and James F. Stoddard III, Republished from Joseph Smith Foundation Papers. Please read this first: Dealing with real Church history and issues that...

Was Joseph Smith Sr. a weak and failed father? A “Rough Stone Rolling” response

Bradley K. Young Was Joseph Smith Sr. an “unmoored” and “oft-defeated” father who lived a life, “blighted by shame?” This is the picture Richard L....

Carbon Dating: How old is it really?

(This is a variation of an article first published in “Chronology & Catastrophism Review” 2013. It also comprises the bulk of Chapter 3 in...

Did the Lord provide a way to avoid addiction problems over 180 years ago?

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