Scripture Roundtable 19: D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 15, “Seek Ye Earnestly the Best Gifts”

(Originally published on 26 March 2013.)

This is Scripture Roundtable 19 from The Interpreter Foundation, in which we discuss Doctrine & Covenants Gospel Doctrine Lesson #15, “Seek Ye Earnestly the Best Gifts,” covering scriptures in D&C 46, Articles of Faith 1:7, 1 Cor. 12-13, and Moroni 10, bringing in various insights to help us better understand the scriptures. These roundtables will generally follow the 2013 Gospel Doctrine schedule of scriptures, a few weeks ahead of time.

Panelists for this roundtable include Martin Tanner, Craig Foster, and Daniel Peterson.

This roundtable is also available as an audio podcast, and will be included in the podcast feed. You can listen by pressing the play button or download the podcast below:

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Scripture Roundtable 18: D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 14, “The Law of Consecration”

(Originally published on 16 March 2013.)

This is Scripture Roundtable 18 from The Interpreter Foundation, in which we discuss Doctrine & Covenants Gospel Doctrine Lesson #14, “The Law of Consecration,” covering scriptures in Doctrine & Covenants sections 42, 51, 78, 82, and 104, bringing in various insights to help us better understand the scriptures. These roundtables will generally follow the 2013 Gospel Doctrine schedule of scriptures, a few weeks ahead of time.

Panelists for this roundtable include Brant Gardner, Robert Boylan, Martin Tanner, and Shon Hopkin.

This roundtable is also available as an audio podcast, and will be included in the podcast feed. You can listen by pressing the play button or download the podcast below:

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Today Only – AmazonSmile Donates 10X More, No Additional Cost to You

Today only Amazon is having a 1-day opportunity to give more to the charitable organizations of your choice on AmazonSmile. Usually AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of your purchase price to the charitable organization of your choice, without any more out-of-pocket expense to you. Many of the very same everyday items you can get on Amazon are also available on AmazonSmile, so it is as simple as changing the website URL to smile.amazon.com when you shop online, adding “smile.” before amazon.com. You also need to make a selection of which charity you would like the donations to go to, which is noted in the top left corner under the search field when you’re on the website. It will say “Supporting: Interpreter Foundation.”

Today only, because of Amazon’s achieving rank #1 in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) survey, they are having a celebration and to say “thank you” to their customers. Today, for every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile, 10 times more than usual will be donated to your charity, which is 5.0% of your purchase price, without a penny more cost to you. This offer begins at 12:00 AM Pacific Time, and expires at 11:59 PM Pacific Time, today only, Thursday, March 16, 2017.

You can get started easily, facilitating selecting The Interpreter Foundation as the charity of your choice, by clicking this link: smile.amazon.com/ch/46-0869962.

Conference: New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation, 16 March 2017

A Conference to Explore Joseph Smith’s Translation Process

One key to understanding Mormonism’s prophetic founder, Joseph Smith, is to grapple with his sharply distinctive practice of “translation.” Come take advantage of a unique, day-long conversation by some of Mormon Studies’ leading minds on this challenging issue. Featuring presentations and round-table discussions with Richard Bushman, Terryl Givens, Jared Hickman, Jana Riess, Samuel Brown, and Rosalynde Welch.

When: 16 March 2017
Where: Utah State University, Perry Pavilion Hall (4th floor), Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
Who: Open to students, scholars, and community members
Cost: Free to attend
Websites: http://chass.usu.edu/stay-connected/news/translation-conference, and https://www.faithmatters.org/
More information: PDF flyer

The proceedings will be videorecorded for broad distribution. Sponsored by USU Religious Studies and Faith Matters Foundation.

Scripture Roundtable 17: D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 13

(Originally published on 6 March 2013.)

This is a Scripture Roundtable from The Interpreter Foundation, in which we discuss Doctrine & Covenants Gospel Doctrine Lesson #13, “This Generation Shall Have My Word through You,” bringing in various insights to help us better understand the scriptures. These roundtables will generally follow the 2013 Gospel Doctrine schedule of scriptures, a few weeks ahead of time.

Panelists for this roundtable include Ben McGuire, Bryce Haymond, Daniel Peterson, and Mike Parker.

This roundtable is also available as an audio podcast, and will be included in the podcast feed. You can listen by pressing the play button or download the podcast below:

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Link to Creed Haymond story audio recording.