Christmas Video

httpv:// Here is a short video about the real reason we celebrate Christmas. The video becomes blurry when you change the view to ‘full screen’  But, if you click on the video and follow it to YouTube, you can see … Continued

Thanksgiving Scriptures

Joseph F. Smith once said, “One of the greatest sins of which the inhabitants of the earth are guilty today, is the sin of ingratitude” (in Journal of Discourses, 25:52).  Lehi taught that there can not be a sin unless … Continued


Quetzalcoatl, ‘The white bearded descending God’, was the first and most important God worshipped by the Mayans.  He had an April 6 birthday, he descended from the East, he promised to return one day and reign over the earth during … Continued

The Stripling Warriors

Nephi taught us that understanding the geography of the scriptures can help us better understand the scriptures.  Take Alma 45:18 for example. Alma 45:18 says that Alma “departed out of the land of Zarahemla, as if to go into the … Continued

Jesus Wept?

I was recently visiting a Deacon’s Quorum and the adviser asked each of the boys to think of their favorite scripture.  One boy said that his favorite scripture was ‘Jesus wept’ because it is so easy to memorize.  He got … Continued

Dec. 21, 2012: Nothing Happened?

The 12/21/12 prophecy?  What happened? If you thought the world was going to end on 12/21/12, you many have just been about 52 years off.  The 12/21/12 Mayan prophecy was something much different then what most people thought.  Here is … Continued

Book of Mormon Geography?

Does understanding the geography of the Book of Mormon matter?  Apparently it does.  Remember a few things that Mormon mentions:  1.  The Book of Mormon was written for us.  2.  Only 1/100th of what Mormon wanted to tell us was … Continued

God has given America to be free

Faced with the death penalty for high treason, courageous men debated long before they picked up the quill pen to sign the parchment that declared the independence of the colonies from the mother country on July 4, 1776.  For many … Continued

Today’s Missionaries – Like the brother of Jared

The comparison of Mormon Missionaries and Helaman’s Stripling Warriors doesn’t quite work anymore! Prior to my mission in the late 90’s, I was often reminded by my church leaders of President Benson’s famous quote.  “You are a marked generation” we … Continued

After all that we can do…

How often do you feel like you are just not cutting it?  Have you ever felt like you are not doing enough, or not meeting the expectations of others?  Perhaps you feel a bit like Nephi from the Book of … Continued

The Lost City of Gold

Fox News is reporting an ancient city found in Honduras.  They call it the ‘Lost City of Gold’.  Its existence has only been a legend for centuries.  The find mentions possible canals, roads, and building foundations.  All three features are … Continued

Amazing Find

CNN does a short report on the recent discovery of the ancient Mayan city Mirador in Guatemala.  This city is believed to be larger than the city of Los Angeles.  The Book of Mormon speaks of millions of people gathered … Continued

Temple of the Descending God

One of the stops we make while on the Book of Mormon cruise is at the ruins of Tulum, Mexico.  These ruins offer some of the most spectacular views of any ruin site since these ruins sit on top of high … Continued

Alma went to Melek…that’s a big deal for us!

I am in the middle of developing a lot of information that answers the question, ‘Does understanding the Book of Mormon geography really matter?’  The short answer is Yes!  It matters because Mormon used geography to help tell his whole … Continued