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LDS Priesthood Keys and Temple Recommend Interviews

In the Priesthood Session of this weekend’s General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Twelve Apostles gave an in-depth discourse on the doctrine of the Priesthood and Priesthood Keys. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-hLrAjuLpE … Continue reading

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Go and Sin No More – Misinterpreting Jesus and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Alternate Title: You keep citing that story of Jesus and the woman taken in adultery– I do not think it means what you think it means. Before I jump into this topic, let me say that there is merit in … Continue reading

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Faithful LDS Perspectives on Race and the Priesthood

You may already know that the LDS Church has been updating the official church website with expanded information and clarification about topics that have caused some confusion for some members, such as multiple accounts of the First Vision, the process … Continue reading

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My Thoughts are Not Your Tharts

The 11-year-old children I teach at church will not soon forget today’s Sunday School lesson. We accidentally coined a new word: Thart. The lesson was on Faith and the early Mormon pioneers. We were talking about how God often has … Continue reading

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Vectors – Faith and Doubt are Incompatible in the LDS Church

It has long been popular among certain self-identified Mormon intellectuals to argue that, contrary to what one might suppose, doubt is not inimical to faith. Some even claim that doubt and faith are not only compatible, but even interdependent faces … Continue reading

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