Reviews & Highlights of Books and Lectures

  1. Family

2. Restoration

3. Salvation

4. Last Days

5. Government

6. Missionary

7. Education

8. Health


  1. Family:

Book Notes: A House Full Of Females: Plural Marriage And Women’s Rights In Early Mormonism by Laurel Ulrich

Book Notes: Lessons from Fathers of Faith by Dave Maller et al

Lecture Notes: The Fountain of Life by Boyd K. Packer

Documentary Notes: Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell: Love and the Goddess

Book Notes: Daughters in My Kingdom

Book Notes: Women and The Priesthood: What One Mormon Woman Believes by Sheri Dew

Documentary Notes: Miss Representation: The Media Portrayal of Women

2. Restoration:

Documentary Notes: On Sacred Ground, Reflections on Joseph Smith by Truman G. Madsen

Book Notes: Teachings of the Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smit

Documentary Notes: The Prophet Joseph Smith: More Than We Know By the Joseph Smith Foundatio

Book Notes: Teachings of Joseph Smith Compiled by Joseph Fielding Smith

Book Notes: Personal Glimpses of the Prophet Joseph Smith, complied by Hyrum & Helen Andrus

Documentary Notes: Unlocking the Mystery of the 2 Prophets by the Joseph Smith Foundation

Book Notes: The Presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Truman G Madsen

Lecture Notes: Face to Face with Elder Oaks and Elder Ballard, November 2017 

Lecture Notes: New 1st Presidency News Conference, 1-16-18 

Book Notes: Teachings of the Presidents of the Church Manual: Joseph Fielding Smith 

Lecture Notes: Christmas Devotional of the First Presidency 2014

Book Notes: In The Company of Prophets; Personal Experiences of D. Arthur Haycock

Lecture Notes: An Unlikely Mormon: The Conversion Story of Glenn Beck

Book Notes: Teachings of the Presidents of The Church: Brigham Young

Book Notes: To The Rescue: Biography of Thomas S Monson by Heidi Swinton

Book Notes: A Marvelous Work and a Wonder by LeGrand Richards

Lecture Notes: General Conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ

Documentary Notes: Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell: The Message of the Myth

Documentary Notes: Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell: The First Storytellers 

Book Notes: Planted: Belief and Belonging in an age of Doubt, by Patrick Mason 

Book Notes: “The Crucible of Doubt” by Terryl and Fiona Givens

Lecture Notes: Temples & Human Divinity by S Michael Wilcox

Book Notes: Ensign Magazine Temple Edition (October 2010)

Lecture Notes & Introduction: Brad Wilcox

Documentary Notes: Sacred Walls by Covenant Communications

Documentary Notes: Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell: Masks of Eternity

Lecture Notes: Hebrew eyes seeing the Parables of Jesus

Lecture Notes: The Joseph Smith Translation: Precious Truths Restored by W. Jeffrey Marsh

Book Notes: A Study Guide to the Facsimiles of the Book of Abraham by Allen J Fletcher

Book Notes: Doctrine and Covenants Institute Manual

Discovering the Lands of The Book of Mormon (Mesoamerica) by John L. Lund

Class Notes: Book of Mormon & Pearl of Great Price Classes by Hugh Nibley 

Debate Notes: Bible Creationism Vs Organic Evolution by Ken Ham And Bill Nye 2014    

Book Notes: 400 Questions and Answers about the New Testament by Susan Easton Black

Book Notes: Verse by Verse The Old Testament Vol. 1: Genesis through 2 Samuel Psalms, by D Kelly Ogden & Andrew C. Skinner

Book Notes: Verse by Verse The Four Gospels by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew Skinner

Book Excerpts: Old Testament Manual on Ezekiel, Watchman of Israel 

Class Notes: The Book of Isaiah by Byron Merrill, BYU, 2014

3. Salvation:

Lecture Notes: His Grace is Sufficient by Brad Wilcox

Book Notes: The Mortal Messiah by Bruce R McConkie

Book Notes: Life Everlasting by Duane S. Crowther published by Bookcraft SLC Utah, 1967 (pending)

Lecture Notes: The 7 Deadly Heresies by Elder Bruce R McConkie

Lecture Excerpts: Longing to Belong by Bruce Hafen

Lecture Notes: Joy Analysis from Hugh Nibley

Lecture Notes: Approaching Zion: To Our Glory or To Our Condemnation by Hugh Nibley 

Lecture Notes: King Benjamin’s Sermon: A Manual for Discipleship by Elder Neal A. Maxwell 

Book Notes: The 7 Day Christian: by Brad Wilcox

Documentary Notes: Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell: Sacrifice and Bliss 

Documentary Notes: Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell: The Hero’s Adventure

Book Notes: Faith Precedes the Miracle by Spencer W. Kimball 

Book Notes: The Miracle of Forgiveness by Spencer W. Kimball 

Lecture Excerpts: Taking Care of Others Before Yourself: “Fear Not to Do Good” By Henry B. Eyring

Lecture Notes: Self Mastery by Russel M Nelson

4. The Last Days

Lecture Notes: Prepare for the Days of Tribulation by Ezra Taft Benson

Film Notes: The Cokeville Miracle

Lecture Notes: The Gathering of Israel by Joseph F. McConkie 

Lecture Notes: Be The Youth Battalion of the Lord in these “Very Latter” Days by President Nelson, June 2018 

Lecture Notes: Teenagers Guide to the Second Coming: How Awesome will it be? by Robert McKenzie

Lecture Notes: You are True Millennials by President Russel M Nelson 2016

Book Excerpt: Old Testament Manual on Isaiah, The Last Days, and The Millennium

Lecture Notes: The Book of Revelation by Richard D. Draper

Book Notes: New Testament Manual on The Book of Revelation & The Last Days 

Book Notes: Understanding the Book of Revelation by Donald Parry

Book Notes: Prophecy: Key to The Future by Duane S Crowther

Book Notes: 50 Signs of the Times by David Ridges

Book Notes: Visions of Glory by John Pontius

Book Notes: Understanding the Signs of the Times by Donald Parry

Documentary Notes: Mystery of The Two Prophets by the Joseph Smith Foundation

Lecture Notes: The Need to Defend Truth: Elder Christofferson speaks to Religious Educators 

6. Government

Book Notes: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Lecture Notes: The Unknown Republic by Stephen Pratt

Lecture Notes: Constitution Party’s Scott Bradley (1-26-06 and 11-22-11)

Socialism & The Constitution by Noolander and Chuck Baldwin 

Lecture Notes: The Perfect Law of Liberty by Marion G. Romney

Lecture Notes: Obama, Elections, Lecture by Joel Skousen (4-10-04) 

Documentary Notes: 2016 Obama’s America: Love Him Hate Him You Don’t Know Him by Dinesh D’Souza

Lecture Notes: Dinesh D’Souza at Brandeis University

Lecture Notes: Dinesh D’Souza full lecture and Q&A 2017 May 11, Brandeis

Presentation Notes: Religious Freedom Presentation from the Church, 2013

Presentation Notes: Be One: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1978 Revelation on the Priesthood

On Conspiracy & Staying In The Church: Responding to Vol. 2 of “Two Churches Only” by Christian Markham

Lecture Notes: Satanic Ritual Abuse by Ken Bowers

Book Notes: The Great and Abominable Church of the Devil by H. Verlan Andersen 

Book Notes: Hiding In Plain Sight: Unmasking the Secret Combinations of the Last Days: by Ken Bowers

Lecture Notes: 2016 Year Analysis by Joel Skousen

Lecture Notes: 2017 Year Analysis by Joel Skousen

Lecture Notes: by Alex Jones

Lecture Notes: Joel Skousen 2016 Address

Lecture Notes: 9/11 Conspiracy by Joel Skousen and Steven Jones

Lecture Notes: Inflation, War, Globalists, & Food by Joel Skousen 2012

Lecture Notes: Intro To Secret Combinations by Ken Bowers 

Book Notes: The Majesty of God’s Law: It’s Coming to America by W. Cleon Skousen

Documentary Notes: Divinely Sanctioned Governments: Exploring the Prophetic Parallels in the Book of Mormon, by the Joseph Smith Foundation 

Lecture Notes: The True (Religious) History of America by Ken Bowers 

Lecture Notes: Zion, America, & Isaiah by Marc C. Peterson

Documentary Notes: America: Imagine a World Without Her by Dinesh D’Souza 

Lecture Notes: The Constitution by Michael Gaddy  

Lecture Notes: The Lincoln Hypothesis by Timothy Ballard 

Documentary Notes: Covenant on the Land by The Joseph Smith Foundation 

Book Notes: The Majesty of God’s Law: It’s Coming to America by W. Cleon Skousen

Lecture Notes: Negative effects of government welfare, and how Tax Cuts for the Big Guy Does Help The Little Guy

Book Notes: Richistan: The New Rich and How They Effect the World By Robert Frank 

Documentary Notes: The True Cost: Who pays the price for our clothes?

Lecture Notes: Poverty Perspective from Elder Richard J. Maynes

6. Missionary:

Book Notes: A Marvelous Work and a Wonder by LeGrand Richards

7. Education:

Lecture Notes: Homeschooling in Context of The Restored Church by Jack Monnett 

Lecture Notes: Celestial Education, Homeschooling in The Restored Church of Jesus Christ by Michelle Stone

Lecture Notes: Vocation Analysis from Hugh Nibley

Book Notes: Study Smarter Not Harder by Kevin Paul 

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Lecture Notes: 10 Morning Habits Geniuses Use To Jump Start The Brain by Jim Kwik

Lecture Notes: Unleash Your Super Brain To Learn Faster And Work Smarter by Jim Kwik

Book Notes: Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal

Book Notes Abbreviated: Willpower Instinct By Kelly McGonigal

Book Notes & Commentary: Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal

Lecture Notes: Creationism Vs Evolution Debate Ken Ham And Bill Nye  

Documentary Notes: Biblical 6,000-year Earth, Recent Dinosaurs, Carbon Dating Issues, etc. 

Book Notes: The Kolob Theorem by Lynn M Hilton

Reflections on “Reflections of a Scientist” by Henry Eyring

Morality doesn’t make sense without God’s law: refuting Bill Nye

Documentary Notes: Building the Great Cathedrals

Book Quotes: Candide by Voltaire

Book Quotes: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkein

Book Quotes: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkein 

Book Quotes: The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkein 

Book Quotes: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein 

Book Quotes: Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card 

Book Quotes: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card 

Take Home Messages from Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card

Take Home Messages from Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Take Home Messages from Xenocide by Orson Scott Card

Take Home Messages from Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card 

8. Health:

Lecture Notes: Instant Insanity Drugs by W. Cleon Skousen 

Lecture Notes: Dangers of Anti-Depressant Drugs by Anne Tracy 

Documentary Notes: The Science and Skeptisism behind the Vaccine War by PBS and Frontline Journalism 

Lecture Notes: Vaccines by Jack Stockwell

Lecture Notes: Brain Food for Health Memory and Mood by Valerie Hall

Documentary Notes: Forks Over Knives