Category: family history
Dallin H. Oaks on telling your children stories that show faith in Jesus Christ and stories that connect them to their noble ancestors.
Years ago, Kristen and I decided to create our own family storybook, filled with accounts from our extended families and ancestry. We love reading from it with our family.Read More
His name is Andrew Clarence Nelson. They called him A.C. He died when my father was 17 years old, so I never knew my grandfather Nelson. He’s the only one of my four grandparents I did not know.Read More
180+ years ago, the prophecy of Malachi, that Elijah the prophet would return, was fulfilled. On April 3, 1836, Elijah appeared to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery and restored the power to seal on earth as in heaven. Today this power is used to join families together forever.Read More
In the first chapter of Matthew, we read of the genealogy of Jesus Christ including five mothers who each played a critical role in continuing the bloodline of the Savior, but most significant is the literal mother of the Savior, Mary. We are introduced to her before Christ is born, learn of her tender experiences with Him during His life and ministry, and discover she was a witness of His death and a disciple after His ascension to the Father. Only Mary, the mother of Jesus, can claim to be such a unique witness of the Messiah.Read More
Lifey is an incredible app for more reasons I can write in this small blog post. Its potential could provide the world with an amazing and informational resource that everyone can benefit from. If I were you, I would exit this page, take out your phone and download this useful and fun little app.Read More
A very simple iPhone gesture can save your thumb the workout of scrolling back to the top of the Gospel Library app (and most other apps as well)!Read More
What can your DNA say about your health, habits, and predispositions? 23 And Me and who we really are!
What can your DNA say about your health, habits, and predispositions?
Jenny and I enjoyed learning about our ancestors and family history and who we are because of them.Read More
What unseen force causes migrating species to return home? How do we know where to go in life? We have a guiding force, the light of Christ, that motivates us to seek our heavenly home.Read More
FamilySearch has made it easier to help descendants of military veterans find the records of their ancestors at no cost, including those who fought in the Civil War and the War of 1812.Read More