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Teach Them Correct Principles

October 11, 2012 by


There is a well-known quote from Joseph Smith who was asked about his leadership style of the Latter-day Saints.  He responded, “I teach them correct principles and they govern themselves.”  This culture of self-governance is quite strong among Latter-day Saints.  That culture goes hand-in-hand with scripture, too, as it states: “It is not meet that […]

Pictorial Guide to The Book of Mormon

August 8, 2012 by


A Complete, Pictorial Guide To The Book Of Mormon Mitt Romney recently quoted the Book of Mormon when asked about the shootings in Aurora Colorado that “we mourn with those who mourn”. see Mosiah 18:9 9 Yea, and are willing to mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of […]

Antagonizing Joseph Smith

July 3, 2012 by


Frank Daniels III writes in The Tennessean: “Smith persuaded the Nauvoo city council to declare the newspaper a public nuisance, and he was ordered to destroy the newspaper and the press.” The minutes of the meeting of the Nauvoo city council for 10 June 1844, when the Nauvoo Expositor was declared a nuisance and ordered […]