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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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My Personal Experiences with LDS Apostle L. Tom Perry

Yesterday, Elder L. Tom Perry of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints passed away. I had the opportunity to meet Elder Perry twice. The first time was as an LDS missionary serving in Santiago … Continue reading

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West African Mormon Missionaries Sing Called To Serve

A few years ago my brother, Ben, visited Ghana to do some research into how music, drums, and rhythm are used in traditional practices and shamanism.  While he was there he shot a lot of video and during part of the … Continue reading

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A Simple Proposal to Completely Revolutionize the LDS Missionary Effort

Background: Member Driven Missionary Work In the April 2009 General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder L. Tom Perry, who is one of the Twelve Apostles of the church, spoke about the responsibility of every … Continue reading

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An LDS Opportunity: The Coming Evangelical Collapse

In an interesting article published in the Christian Science Monitor, Michael Spencer argues that within the next 10 years there will be a major collapse of Evangelical Christianity.  Spencer, who describes himself as a “postevangelical reformation Christian in search of … Continue reading

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