From Muslim To Mormon

Gwen, who adopted the name Khadijah as a Muslim, is retired and lives in Portland, Oregon, devoting as much of her time as possible to volunteer work and writing youth and young adult Science Fiction. Gwen publishes on line, but wants to shift to self-publishing in her next book. It all seems so surreal at […]

World LDS Church Membership

The complete updated membership statistics are available at World LDS Membership. The worldwide ranks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints grew by 306,613 members during 2010. According to the 2012 Deseret News Church Almanac, the Church’s membership swelled to 14,131,467 as of January 1, 2011. Countries with the largest increases were the […]

U.S. LDS Membership Statistics

The complete updated membership statistics are available at United States LDS Membership. The ranks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints grew by 85,675 members in the United States during 2010. According to the 2012 Deseret News Church Almanac, the Church’s U.S. membership swelled to 6,144,582 as of January 1, 2011. States with […]

100 Years Ago: Exile, USS Utah, Elections

The Battleship “Utah,” turned over to the government by the builders, the New York Ship-building Company, on August 30, was placed in commission at the Philadelphia Navy yard on August 31, with Captain W. S. Benson in command. It joined the Atlantic fleet soon as supplies were put on board. “Utah” is the fifth of the all-big-gun type to be launched, is 551 feet long, and has a displacement of 21,825 tons. It developed 21.63 knots on the speed test. It has ten 12-inch guns mounted in five turrets.

100 Years Ago: George V, Freece, Silver Service Fund

The following was adapted from the Improvement Era magazine of August 1911. King George V King George V received the crown of his ancestors on Thursday, June 22, in Westminster Abbey, amid the manifestations of love and loyalty from the people on every hand. Without a hitch, and with every circumstance of historic pomp, the […]

A Simple Preparedness Plan

Come, ye thankful people, come; Raise the song of harvest home. All is safely gathered in Ere the winter storms begin. This preparedness plan is really simple: Three-month supply Build a small supply of food that is part of your normal, daily diet. Drinking water Store water in sturdy, leak-proof, breakage-resistant containers. Consider using plastic […]

Meet Mormons at the new Mormon.org

My profile was not edited in any way and I was permitted to place a link to my blog and Facebook page with my profile.

Responding to the Official LDS Call for Photos

After reading about the Official LDS Call for Photos in Mormon Times I responded. After all, what use are great photographs of temples, families, and church history sites if no-one sees them? Sure, I can put them on my blog, and I have, but who reads my blog, apart from you?

Create a Profile on the new Mormon.org

The biggest change coming to Mormon.org is the profiles of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The site’s goal is to have 1,000 profiles of Mormons by the end of May 2010. Who’s profile? Your profile.