Teachings of Thomas S. Monson

The following quotes come from the book Teachings of Thomas S. Monson, quotes from sixteenth president Thomas S. Monson, originally published in 2011 by Deseret Book.  This was an employee gift by the First Presidency in 2014. To visit the site with all of the books and quotes from these, go here. Eternal life “It is … Read more

On the Death of the Mormon Prophet

by Sharon Lindbloom 8 January 2018 On January 2, 2018 Mormonism’s 16th prophet and president died. Thomas Monson was 90 years old and had served in the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nearly seven decades. He was known for his focus on individuals and their individual needs, and was … Read more

A Birthday Wish for Thomas Monson, the Mormon Prophet

by Sharon Lindbloom 21 August 2017 Today (21 August 2017), LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson celebrates his 90th birthday. President Monson’s service to the Mormon Church has spanned his entire adult life. According to Deseret News, “He was called as a bishop at age 22, a mission president at 31 and as an apostle … Read more

Thomas S. Monson (1927-2018)

Thomas Spencer Monson (1927-2018), the sixteenth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died of natural causes on January 2, 2018 at the age of 90. Except for a short stint in the military, Monson was employed for his entire life by the LDS Church. He will be replaced by senior-ranking Apostle … Read more

“President Monson’s knowledge is unique and superior on ‘any subject, at any time.’”

By Sharon Lindbloom 23 August 2016 Beginning circa 1950, the Mormon Church promoted an “Indian Student Placement Program” for young Native American Mormons. According to the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, “The Indian Student Placement Services was established among native americans by the LDS Church in part to fulfill the obligation felt by the Church to help … Read more

What happens when the LDS Prophet Becomes Mentally Incapacitated?

By Eric Johnson A drawback to having the office of “prophet, seer, and revelator” be a lifetime position in the Mormon Church is when the leader’s poor health limits his effectiveness. For instance, Ezra Taft Benson, the thirteenth president who was born in 1899, had his duties designated to other general authorities in the early 1990s. … Read more

No Room for Debate:
Mormon Church’s Controversial Policy Revealed By God

By Sharon Lindbloom 15 January 2016 It seems that perhaps the Mormon Church is tired of all the dissention and discussion regarding the Church’s recently revealed policy affecting same-sex couples and their children. It began in early November (2015) when the Church Handbook of Instructions was changed to include a directive for Church leaders to … Read more