D&C 84; 107; 121—What have we gained through the restoration of the priesthood? Many priesthood offices came well after the Church was organized. Why not organize them with the organization of the Church? What do we learn about the Lord providing functional apparatuses based on present need? Al Doan is with us.
Jared Gillins joins us for a discussion on Joseph Smith’s role as a prophet and revelator. What truths were restored via Joseph Smith? What prophecies about the latter days have come through Joseph Smith?
Missionary work! How do we serve God with all our “heart, might, mind and strength”? We have great desires for missionary work, but sometimes we get skittish when we have the opportunity to take part in it. Let’s go through examples in church history that can help inspire us. Patricia Auxier-Doxey is with us.
D&C 25—Emma Smith was called to do many important works in support of the restoration of the gospel and her husband. How does the Lord’s revelations for her help us learn to be more supportive, avoid pride, and draw closer to God? Eric Meldrum joins us.
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.
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!
Isaiah 22-30 – This lesson focuses on Isaiah’s prophecies about what the Savior would do and what he has done for us. We go through some of our favorite sections and hope you’ll take the time to read these chapters and see what speaks to you. Kurt Francom in the hoooooouse!
D&C 57; 64; 82; Moses 7 – What does Zion mean? Where has Zion existed? How do we establish Zion in our families and communities? What promises are made about the future of Zion? Al Doan joins us.