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What Matters Most Is What Lasts Longest

What Matters Most Is What Lasts Longest

Elder M. Russell Ballard Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Several of the Brethren and I recently visited a few of the refugee centers in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas where devastated and displaced victims of Hurricane Katrina were staying as they began to try to put their lives back together. Their stories and situations are tragic and poignant in many ways, but in all that I heard, what touched me the most was the crying out for...

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Mormon Missionaries

About Mormon Missionaries The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon Church as it is sometimes called, has always been a proselyting church. Since the beginning, Mormon missionaries have followed what they believe is God’s will and desire – to spread the gospel to every nation and every people. In fact, every Mormon is supposed to be a missionary, in the sense that they share the gospel with their friends and neighbors. ...

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About Mormon Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LDS Church, or Mormon Church as it is sometimes called, has always been a proselyting church. Since the beginning, Mormon missionaries have followed what they believe is God’s will and desire – to spread the gospel to every nation and every people. In fact, every Mormon is supposed to be a missionary, in the sense that they share the gospel with their friends and neighbors. Perhaps no...

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Law Chastity Mormonism

Heavenly Father gave all men and women the sacred power to have children and has given precise commandments about how to use it. If men and women obey the commandments about procreation they can be very happy. Mormons believe procreation on Earth began with Adam and Eve, who were commanded by the Lord to have children so that spirits in heaven could come to the earth. A physical body is one of the greatest gifts God gives His children....

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Family Example

The family is central to Mormon belief.  Everything the Church does is meant to uphold and strengthen the family.  The family is under increasing duress from outside influences:  traditional family values have been under attack in every society; entertainment and media have become more instilled with sexuality, violence, and vulgarity; pornography has become more readily available, especially because of the internet; a plethora of...

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Mormons Christians

The Mormon Church’s real name is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Its original name was the Church of Christ.  This indicates the Church as a Christian one, at least by name – and Mormons would testify that they are Christians in practice, too.  But many Christians claim that Mormons are not Christian at all.  Why is this? Mormons have many differing beliefs from Catholics or Protestant Christian beliefs.  Indeed,...

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