“We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.” – 8th Article of Faith
“I bear solemn witness that we are true and full believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and in His revealed word through the Holy Bible. We not only believe the Bible—we strive to follow its precepts and to teach its message.” – M. Russell Ballard
This Day in LDS History
1971: Dallin H. Oaks begins his term as the seventh president of BYU.
1989: The Kingdom of Jordan approves a Latter-day Saint center for culture and education to be established in Amman.
1999: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple.
2004: Mexico Church membership now reaches 1 million members. Mexico is the first country outside of the United States to reach such numbers.
Lauren is studying Journalism at Brigham Young University and considers the East Coast home. She has a passion for writing, photography, skiing, hiking, and traveling. She enjoys studying German and is married to her best friend.