The teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (a.k.a. the “Mormons”) are often misunderstood. Aside from confusing us with those of other faiths, many don’t really know what we believe. The purpose of this site is to dispel misinformation about the Church and its members. It should be useful for those considering¬†converting to the church, those who are merely curious about our basic beliefs, and those who just want a little background before visiting one of our chapels.

Dear Leland: This is an excellent question! Here are a few general guidelines: Is the communication coming through an official channel (e.g., general conference)? You should focus primarily on official communication, such as general conference talks, official statements (things like...

I have tattoos, and have a full length beard, and have dreadlocks, I have been reading the Book of Mormon and want to join the Church will I be allowed to? My family for 4, wife, two boys and myself...

I know this probably sounds like a joke, something offensive or just plain peculiar, but to me it is genuinely only the latter, plus I have been trying to find some way to ask a question, since that is the...