Tag Archives: Revelation

LDS Conference April 1972 – Common Consent, Sustaining vs Non-Opposition

This post is an entry in the ongoing General Conference Odyssey project. My previous contributions can be found here. Posts by other bloggers writing about the April 1972 General Conference today are linked at the end of this post.  You can also visit the … Continue reading

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Revelation is Real Even in a Policy Meeting in the LDS Church

To keep my previous post on Disagreeing with LDS Prophets and Apostles vs Losing Confidence in Them succinct and to the point, I omitted a tangential but important discussion about Revelation. Some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of … Continue reading

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In Defense of Elder Bruce R. McConkie – A True Apostle of Jesus Christ

There is no denying the considerable influence of Elder Bruce R. McConkie upon the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and upon Mormon culture. Elder McConkie was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from October 1972 until … Continue reading

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Watchmen on the Tower – On the Limits of Prophetic Fallibility

Some of the responses to my recent post about rejecting living prophets by following future prophets have predictably raised the issue of prophetic fallibility. Among those members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have decided to … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Living Prophets by Following Future Prophets

One of the key doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that we have living prophets and apostles today who are authorized by God to receive revelations for the church and for the world. The scriptures are … Continue reading

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