Author: Joseph Peterson

Meet the Mormons, Again

New Faces New Stories!! If you’re visiting Salt Lake City and find yourself wondering why the epic, fictional-but-representational pioneer saga, Legacy, isn’t playing at the Legacy Theater at Temple Square, the answer is simple: with 15 million Mormons, we’ll be busy for a while adding “new stories” to the Meet the Mormons film that occupies the grand IMAX-style theater where Liza once found Zion and blessed her ox. Wait, there’s a new Meet the Mormons Movie? Kind of. Starting July 16, 2016 there will be more Mormons to meet. See the trailer to see what I mean. A few...

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Promoting Religious Freedom in Africa

The new presidency of the Africa Southeast Area is getting busy by being a major presence at what is, essentially, a religious freedom conference in the city that many consider to be the political┬ácapital of the African continent, Addis Ababa. From the African Southeast area sub-site of LDS.org: “Elder and Sister Stanley G. Ellis of the Africa Southeast Area Presidency find themselves right at the centre of the fourth annual African Law and Religion Symposium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week, greeting guests from 17 countries and participating fully in the event. Standing together with other religious leaders, Elder...

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