D&C 20—We discuss the organization of the Church on April 6, 1830. Section 20 deals exclusively with Church organization and governance, and is full of all sorts of great doctrinal nuggets. What has the Lord commanded us to do as members of His Church? Jared Gillins is with us. It’s his first time, so be gracious!
D&C 13, 20, 27, 84, & 107—By seeking answers to questions they had during the translation of the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery were privy to incredible angelic visitations, resulting in the restoration of the Aaronic and Melchizedek priesthoods. Bill Doolittle joins us to hash it all out.
Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS.org sits down with us to talk about faith, repentance, baptism, and the receipt of the Holy Ghost. Why are these the first, or core, principles and ordinances of the gospel? How do you cultivate your faith?
D&C 6, 8, 9, 11—Part II on personal revelation, but in this lesson we discuss how to receive revelation and interpret the promptings of the Holy Ghost. Eric Meldrum is with us.
D&C 6, 8-9—What is personal revelation and how do we prepare ourselves to receive it? Lesson 5 is done in tandem with Lesson 6, which speaks more specifically on recognizing the Holy Ghost. Dustin Homer is with us.
Bill Doolittle joins us to talk about the wonderful origins of the Book of Mormon and what went into its translation. We encourage you to utilize new resources when preparing your lesson on the origins of the Book of Mormon. Don’t shy away from discussing the translation process or Martin Harris’ follies or the struggles throughout the process.
We know the classic account of the First Vision, but the Church has taken great steps in recent years to highlight other accounts of this enormous pillar of Mormonism. Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS.org joins us to talk about the genesis of the First Vision and what we can learn from multiple, differing accounts. Make the most of the new materials available to you, dear friends!
The Doctrine and Covenants gives us a better understanding of Christ. In this lesson we will cover many scriptures that testify of the Savior and His divinity. How does the Doctrine and Covenants help you get a better understanding of the atonement? Eric Meldrum is with us.
Dustin Homer joins us to discuss our upcoming year studying the Doctrine and Covenants as well as Church history. This will be a fascinating year, as the Church is supplying supplemental materials for the lessons based on the gospel topics essays of recent years. We’re excited for the ride.
Moroni 7-10—Mormon discusses how to choose between good and evil. He later discusses how little children are pure. Moroni teaches us about how to exercise faith and find truth in all things.