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Disagreeing with LDS Prophets and Apostles vs Losing Confidence in Them

Among some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it has become increasingly common to openly and publicly criticize teachings, directions, decisions, and policies of the prophets and apostles of the church. I recognize that this trend is … Continue reading

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Beware Uncharted Islands – The Beast Below and Enduring in the Old Ship Zion

Last month, my daughter sent out an email query to the members of our family asking for each of us to respond as quickly as possible with the name our favorite magical creature of all time. I didn’t respond immediately … Continue reading

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LDS Conference April 1971 – Profound Spiritual Experiences in an Elevator

This is today’s installment of the General Conference Odyssey project. Previous posts in this series can be found here. Posts by other bloggers writing about the April 1971 General Conference today will be included at the end of this post. … Continue reading

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LDS Conference April 1971 – A Rebuke from President Harold B. Lee and Debunking the Iron Rod vs Liahona Taxonomy

In this week’s installment of our ongoing series reading sermons from past General Conferences of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are looking at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the April 1971 conference. Posts by other bloggers … Continue reading

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God’s Human Delivery System – Sustaining Living Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

  The following is a slightly edited copy of remarks I gave in the sacrament meeting service of my LDS congregation today. Long time readers will recognize some parts that were adapted from previous essays.   Regarding personal testimony in … Continue reading

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