Author: LDS SMILE

Mormons in Athletics

Mormons In Athletics As most of us know, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints aren’t strangers to sports. It may be Bryce Harper, the outfielder for the Washington Nationals, Jabari Parker, an NBA basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks, or even Andy Reid, the coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL. We are everywhere. Like no joke. Okay maybe a little one. I have had quite a few experiences with being a Mormon in sports. During football season, my football team had quite a few of members of the church. But the...

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44 Reasons Why The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is True

Many times those who so adamantly oppose The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will deploy a “Big List” tactic to convince members or other individuals that the church is not true. What we wanted to do here is the exactly same thing only in reverse. Ultimately one doesn’t become truly converted without a testimony being born by the Holy Ghost but we figured if they have their “Big List” we ought to produce one of our own. Sometimes you just need to play a little offense and not constantly be on the defensive. On their own, no...

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One BIG Thing Missing From General Conference

General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was amazing.  No doubt about that . But as I thought about all of the sessions that I watched and the things that I learned, I realized there was something still missing. Something very important. So I wrote down my thoughts into a poem and turned it into this little video. Watch below to find out what is the one BIG thing that’s missing from General Conference. About the Author:  You’ve probably seen a lot of great LDS painters, singers, and musicians. But what about LDS poets?...

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5 Life Changing Poems Shared In General Conference

“It has been said that poets stand next to the prophets in their ability to lift us up.” -Sterling W Sill Former Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.   I love poetry.   I love reading poetry and I have felt the spirit multiple occasions as I have endeavored to capture my own feelings and thoughts by writing my own poems. As I’ve listened to and read multiple General Conference talks, I’ve realized that I am not alone in this.  It’s very clear that many prophets and apostles find truth and inspiration from poetry.  While there have probably...

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