Your health from a family history perspective

Some of the most interesting and potentially helpful pieces of information you will find in researching ancestors is their cause of death and what...

Thoughts on Zion: Both Babylon & Zion have cultures

The ideas shared here opened my eyes to see Babylon and Zion much more clearly and helped me better understand how to move from...

8 things NOT to get your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

By Joe Capell Valentine's Day! It's an important day for anyone in a relationship. If you botch Valentine's Day for your sweetheart, the month of...

Thoughts on Zion: Seeing through the lens of humility

Before exploring something both Babylon and Zion have in common, let's take an even closer look at two conclusions we came to in a...

How to do family history without research

It’s the beginning of the year and we are being encour2aged to do our family history. Many of us who have pioneer ancestors have...

Thoughts on Zion: The Stepping Stones of Pride and Humility

By Jesse Fisher As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we are under covenant with God to establish Zion. We are...

Let’s Give the Nod to Eggnog!

By Joe Capell There are two kinds of people: those who love eggnog, and those who are wrong. What exactly is eggnog, anyway? Is it milk?...

In Our Back Yard – Santa by Train or Boat

One of the most unique Christmas experiences in the entire nation is right here in our back yard. Less than an hour away in...

Getting educated on school records

A valuable resource for genealogists, which is often overlooked, are school records. These can include year books, enrollment papers, attendance rolls, report cards, student...

Thoughts on Zion: Babylon and Zion as Opposites

By Jesse Fisher Although it doesn’t appear to have helped my career much, studying Mathematics at BYU did actually benefit me — I learned deductive...