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Mourning with Those Who Mourn

August 21, 2008 | 36 comments
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So I’m at the pool last week with someone I really like but don’t know all that well and we’re kvetching about grocery prices, etc., when out of nowhere she says, “So I know you lost a baby daughter last winter. How are you doing with that?” Read more »

The Bridge from Theological to Political

August 20, 2008 | 57 comments
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Yes! Another SSM post! Read more »

A Bad Reason for A Good Policy

August 15, 2008 | 110 comments
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Let me remind everyone that I support the Church’s position opposing same sex marriage. Read more »

For Our Central Texas Readers . . .

August 14, 2008 | 10 comments
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An Adult Religion Class will be offered this Fall in the Primary room of the Pflugerville Building on Thursdays from 8pm-9:30pm beginning on August 28th. The class will cover Psalms 1-89 and will be taught by me. The class fee is $16.25. Questions? Email me at my first name AT timesandseasons DOT org. Read more »

Revelation 3:14-22

August 14, 2008 | 10 comments
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Previous posts in this series are available here. Read more »

Single Purpose

August 11, 2008 | 95 comments
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I thought Ardis’ comment deserves a bigger audience: Read more »

Upcoming Conference on Alma 32

August 6, 2008 | 3 comments
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For those in the Provo area: Read more »

Revelation 3:1-13

July 28, 2008 | 3 comments
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Previous posts in this series are here. Read more »

God As a Longshoreman

July 25, 2008 | 6 comments
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Without meaning to, this story (you can read it, but it is better to listen to it–it’s only a minute or so long) does a better job of explaining the nature of our relationship with God than almost anything else I have encountered. Read more »

Call for Papers

July 21, 2008 | 25 comments
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Woe, Revised

July 20, 2008 | 69 comments
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Revelation 2:12-29

July 20, 2008 | 22 comments
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Previous post in this series here. Read more »

Jesus Said . . .

July 5, 2008 | 19 comments
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I’m reading a commentary on Psalms and in the section on the authorship of the Psalms, the writer has this to say: Read more »

Send in the Casseroles

June 30, 2008 | no comments
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On the sweetness of Mormon life, with apologies to Adam: Read more »

Blood on the Doorposts

June 29, 2008 | 106 comments
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Let’s call her Sister Jones. We both taught seminary in Northern California a few years ago. I liked her from day one: faithful, funny, and willing to lend out anything from her complete collection of Sunstone back issues. (This was in the days before full Internet access, you see.) Read more »

Is There Another Approach?

June 29, 2008 | 81 comments
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So asks Ronan. Here’s my polygamy theory–and it is worth every penny you paid for it: Read more »

An Unfortunate Ensign Article

June 28, 2008 | 83 comments
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The July 2008 Ensign has an article titled “Cancer, Nutrition, and the Word of Wisdom.” I think it is ill-advised for several reasons. Read more »

Revelation 2:1-11

June 21, 2008 | 14 comments
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Read the previous post in this series here. Read more »

Alyssa Peterson

June 20, 2008 | 28 comments
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I kinda vaguely remember hearing about that LDS woman who was killed in Iraq awhile back. Read more »

Resolved

June 19, 2008 | 43 comments
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“The Church is happier with doubters who go on missions and accept ward callings than with the vocally orthodox who find ways to shirk.” Discuss. Read more »

‘So many roads lead to a wet wipe’

June 13, 2008 | 29 comments
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More grist for the mill here. Please read, return, and report. P.S.–I never wash my floors either. Read more »

Revelation 1:12-20

June 4, 2008 | 5 comments
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Previous post here Read more »

A Thomas Jefferson Education?

May 31, 2008 | 246 comments
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UPDATE (8/12/13):  When I wrote this post, I had no idea what was going on “behind the scenes.”  Please be sure to read this–it concerns accusations of fraud against DeMille and his ouster from GWC.   For the uninitiated, Thomas Jefferson Education (hereafter TJE) is a method of homeschooling–a method very popular among Mormons. Read more »

A Post Too Good for the Sidebar

May 29, 2008 | 2 comments
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Should be of particular interest to our SSM hounds. Read more »