Opening the way for missionary work among the Lamanites

The Nephite sons of Mosiah went among the Lamanites and achieved great success, baptizing thousands and finally bringing them back among the Nephites as the people of Anti-Nephi-Lehi or the people of Ammon (Alma 17-27). Their sons became the famous stripling warriors (Alma 53, 56-58). But how is it that they were able to have … Continue reading Opening the way for missionary work among the Lamanites

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Paying for the Book of Mormon: Martin Harris and D&C 19

There has been a narrative around D&C 19 my whole life (and longer) that revolved around the March 1830 date printed with the revelation since 1833. Stories from Lucy Mack Smith and Joseph Knight, Sr., supported the date. But the latest research from the Joseph Smith Papers project and the efforts of careful historians and … Continue reading Paying for the Book of Mormon: Martin Harris and D&C 19