“The Desert Shall Rejoice, and Blossom as the Rose”


Entering the Valley of the Great Salt Lake


Craig Foster, Lincoln Hale, Cassandra Hedelius, and Andrew Smith participate in this, the milestone fortieth “scripture roundtable” posted by The Interpreter Foundation.  Focused on lesson 36 in the 2013 Gospel Doctrine manual, the discussion treats, among other things, the arrival of the first Latter-day Saint pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley:





“Reflections of ‘Urim’: Hebrew Poetry Sheds Light on the Directors/Interpreters Mystery”
An official Church statement: “Why Religious Freedom Matters to Mormons”
Opposing Church leadership at the next General Conference
Assyrian Christians, the latest captives of the “Islamic State”