3 Ways to Prepare Children for the LDS Temple

3 Ways to Prepare Children for the LDS Temple

In this article, the Primary general presidency shares 3 ways we can prepare our children for the temple: Set a worthy example. Take time to teach. Involve children in family history. Read “Three Ways You Can Prepare Your Children for the Temple.”  ...
Temple Infographic 2014: I Love to See the Temple

Temple Infographic 2014: I Love to See the Temple

Brian Olson has completed an annual update of his infographic about LDS Temples. In this update, he added several temples and within a few more iterations, expects to have all the temples. Go to the infographic, then click and drag right and left on it to see the...
New Way to Find Cousins for Temple Work

New Way to Find Cousins for Temple Work

Finding names for the temple is now easier than ever by viewing your family tree from a different angle. Visit the Descendancy view of Family Tree to see which of your cousins are ready for temple work. Then reserve names today. With the new “descendancy...
Explaining Temple Garments (Mormon Underwear)

Explaining Temple Garments (Mormon Underwear)

This article is one in a series of articles about explaining our Mormon beliefs to our friends. See other articles in this series. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released an official video and explanation about the sacred clothing members wear in...
Ogden Utah Temple Open House and Rededication

Ogden Utah Temple Open House and Rededication

Artwork by Brent Borup Free tickets for the open house of the Ogden LDS temple are available online beginning Monday, July 21 at templeopenhouse.lds.org. Public Open House: Friday, August 1, 2014-Saturday, September 6, 2014, except for Sundays (August 3, August 10,...
How the Temple Helped Me: David Archuleta

How the Temple Helped Me: David Archuleta

In the LDS Face to Face Youth event on June 24, returned missionary David Archuleta spoke about postponing his successful music career to serve the Lord on a full-time mission. I was impressed with his comments about how the temple helped him prepare for a mission. ...
LDS Youth Temple Challenge

LDS Youth Temple Challenge

Elder Neil L. Andersen has challenged LDS youth to take their own names to the temple. “I want to challenge each of you to set a personal goal to help prepare as many names for the temple as baptisms you perform in the temple.” Go to the Youth Temple...
Time-lapse Video of Provo Temple Construction

Time-lapse Video of Provo Temple Construction

Below is a time-lapse video of the construction of the Provo Utah Temple. At the October 2011 LDS general conference, President Monson announced that the Church would rebuild the historic Provo Tabernacle-–which was heavily damaged by fire in December 2010-–and...
Does the Angel Moroni on LDS Temples Always Face East?

Does the Angel Moroni on LDS Temples Always Face East?

Have you heard that the angel Moroni statue on Mormon temples always faces east? Well, that’s just not quite true. Using photographs, Brian Olson has analyzed the position of the angel Moroni in relation to the temple. He then used satellite photographs to translate...
Video: Process of Building a Mormon Temple

Video: Process of Building a Mormon Temple

The video below is about the construction of LDS temples, of which The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints operates more than 140 across the globe. Temples are not the same as Mormon chapels, where Latter-day Saints go for weekly worship services each Sunday....
LDS Temple Building

LDS Temple Building

At the recent LDS general conference, President Thomas S. Monson announced that there are 28 temples either announced or under construction. When these temples are completed, the Church will have 170 operating temples throughout the world. “Although we are...
Maintain an Eternal Perspective

Maintain an Eternal Perspective

The two images below are from the article “Maintaining an Eternal Perspective” in the March Ensign. I invite you to read this great article by Elder Dale G. Renlund. “Remember that life is more than the here and now, that life continues after death,...

Why Mormons Build Temples

What do scholars of history and religion have to say about Mormon temples? Watch the video Why Mormons Build Temples: Throughout history, the Lord has commanded His people to build temples. Temples are literally houses of the Lord. Related article: Response to the Why...
Temple Infographic 2013: I Love to See the Temple

Temple Infographic 2013: I Love to See the Temple

I’ve written before about Brian Olson’s LDS Temple Models in 3D and about his 3-D Rendering of the Provo City Center Temple. Brian has also done a 2013 update of his infographic about LDS Temples. Click the image below to go to the page to see the...

Mormon Temple Square

The video below shows that Temple Square, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is home to administrative offices, museums and historic sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Learn about the many sites of interest surrounding the temple in this brief...

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