Was Joseph Smith a Convicted Conman?

I oftentimes see critics of the Church comment, “How can you believe a convicted con man like Joseph Smith was a prophet of God?!” Being a convicted con man is a decently serious accusation, so in this episode, we’re going to look at whether or not that’s true. What...

What the Heck are Seer Stones?

God has a history of using inanimate objects to fulfill His objectives. For example, the staff of Moses and/or Aaron initiated many of the plagues of Egypt. Moses later hits a rock with his staff, and water comes out. Later the Israelites are plagued with poisonous...

Jewish-isms in the Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is the story of a family that leaves Jerusalem around 600 B.C., crosses the ocean, and settles somewhere in the Americas. Unfortunately, many of us Westerners are extremely unfamiliar with ancient Jewish customs and culture. But as we familiarize...