On September 11, 1857, one hundred and twenty innocent, and unarmed men, women, and children were ambushed by blood-thirsty Mormons lying in wait for their intended victims. In the end, only one man was brought to trial, and subsequently executed for the horrendous deed. John D. Lee became the unwitting fall guy for Brigham and […]
This year, 2015, marks the 158th ‘anniversary’ of a tragedy in Utah history I’m sure Mormons would rather forget. If you’re unfamiliar with the event, you can read about it in an article on our front page you can access here. Today we’re asking Christians to pray that Mormons will be aware of this ugly […]
Today the LDS Church published a new essay for their Gospel Topics section they’ve named ‘Peace and Violence Among 19th Century Latter-day Saints’. We wanted to give our readers a heads up on this so you can be informed and have a look at how the Church spins their ‘truth’, but also wanted to warn […]
John Doyle Lee September 6, 1812 – March 23, 1877 I’ve studied countless stories of early Mormons in my lifetime. I’ve spent time listening to stories of gone-by eras from my own relatives and read diaries and history books of others. While each story is significant, there are a few that have stuck with me […]
Zion to be in Missouri on 9/11/1836 History of the Church 2:145; “…and peace prevails, use every effort to prevail on the churches to gather to those regions and locate themselves, to be in readiness to move into Jackson county in two years from the eleventh of September next, which is the appointed time for […]
Mountain Meadows Massacre If you’ve never seen the movie September Dawn I highly encourage you to go out and rent the DVD to see a true story of what happened on the original September 11th tragedy of this nation.