I saw a blog titled “The Alarming Truth Behind Anti-Mormonism” by Dustin Phelps this morning.  I assumed it would be the kind of close minded, fundamentalistic religious thinking that I really don’t like.  I will address those parts.  But I think there were some decent points in this article too, which I’ll point out. First, […]

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Ever since a Peggy Statcher Flack SL Tribune article came out a few weeks ago promising changes in the Gospel Doctrine manual, I’ve been wearing out my refresh button on my browser looking for these changes.   Rather than redo the Sunday school manual — a curriculum guide for lay teachers to explore the text […]

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  Mr. Emil Gower: I owe everything to George Bailey. Help him, dear Father. Giuseppe Martini: Joseph, Jesus and Mary. Help my friend, Mr. Bailey. Ma Bailey: Help my son, George, tonight. Bert: He never thinks about himself, God, that’s why he’s in trouble. Ernie Bishop: George is a good guy. Give him a break, […]

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  I have really been loving the #lighttheworld campaign the church is encouraging us to do.  Today’s #lighttheworld step is “Jesus Calmed the Storm and So Can You“.  I’m one of those people that really need religion.  I’m not naturally patient or selfless.  I’m prone to anger, temper, and get stressed out and lash out […]

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  I saw a blog post from Christopher Cunningham going around titled “21 Reasons It Doesn’t Matter if the Church is True”.  I wanted to respond with a short blog post of my own. Christopher’s premise: A lot of people aren’t looking for a true church, they’re looking for a good church. They want to be part […]

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This is an introduction to a series of posts that I will be making to define the Three Voice Hypothesis for Book of Mormon authorship attribution, developed from analyzing Book of Mormon wordprint data. Most people that read the Book of Mormon seriously intuitively feel like there are multiple voices.  For faithful LDS, the explanation […]

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