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Florida Discover Tour highlights: Clearwater Beach, Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River Archaeological State Park
4 Day Book of Mormon Discovery Tour Includes:
- 3 night hotel accommodations
- Deluxe motor-coach transportation
- Museum entry fees
- Expert guide
- 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner
- Airfare to Tampa, and From Tallahasse
- Airline Baggage Fees
- Tips For driver and guide
- Meals Other Than Listed
- Additional Trip Cancellation and
Trip Interruption Insurance ($248)
TOCOBAGA - CLEARWATER BEACH - THREE SISTER SPRINGS
CRYSTAL RIVER ARCHAEOLOGICAL STATE PARK
EDWARD BALL STATE WAKULIA SPRINGS STATE PARK - SOUTHEAST ARCHEOLOGICAL CENTER
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Rod L. Meldrum
Meldrum is a researcher, best-selling LDS author, and international
lecturer on the validity of the Book of Mormon with an emphasis on its
scriptural and physical evidences. His book titled, “Exploring the Book of Mormon in America’s Heartland” is the #1 LDS Book about Book of Mormon geography with over 40,000 printed. He began guiding this Book of Mormon Chronology Tour in 2018.
Rod has also written a book titled “Prophecies and Promises; The Book of Mormon and the USA.”
This book outlines the 36 Prophecies and Promises that clearly identify
the United States as the location of the ‘Promised Land’ of the
Latter-days. It has been called a “stunning” new insight on geography
research and provides historical evidence that documents containing
Joseph Smith’s words, writings, and actions were consistent with the
prophecies & promises of the Book of Mormon. He also served for
seven years as the senior scientific researcher on the book titled, “Universal Model”
by Dean Sessions, a natural sciences textbook. The first volume of over
800 pages was just printed in 2017 and volume two will be printed in
2018, with volume three to follow. It’s over 2,500 pages of “New
He began his study of issues surrounding the controversy over DNA and
the Book of Mormon in 2003 which led to a study of the origins of
proposed geographical settings of the Book of Mormon. In addition, he
has spent years of intensive study of the Book of Mormon itself and the
historical background and documents associated with it. He is passionate about sharing his research of the Book of Mormon Chronology with others.
Mr. Meldrum has given several hundred presentations across the United
States, Canada and internationally and has shared his research and
findings in support of the Book of Mormon and the gospel of Jesus Christ
with hundreds of thousands of members and non-members alike. Mr.
Meldrum has been conducting tours to the Heartland of America since
2010, educating guests at museums, sacred native American sites, and
other archaeological sites dating to the time period of the Book of
He founded his organization, The FIRM Foundation (Foundation for
Indigenous Research and Mormonism), in 2008 which today comprises ten
boards with more than 200 board members and over 40,000 LDS newsletter
recipients. The FIRM Foundation sponsors two International Book of
Mormon Evidence Expos and Conferences annually with additional regional
conferences and events throughout the country and around the world
bringing together dozens of the top LDS speakers for thousands of
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mr. Meldrum’s research has blessed and enhanced the lives of
thousands and increased their faith in the divine authenticity of the
Book of Mormon, the prophetic role of the Prophet Joseph Smith, and a
renewed understanding of the sacred covenants with God on His Promised
He and his wife, Tonya, are the parents of four children. He is a
fifth-generation member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, served a mission in Milan, Italy, has served faithfully in many
church leadership callings, and currently lives in Provo, Utah.