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Paper or Plastic?

September 21, 2008 | 55 comments
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We begin with a quiz. Read more »

First Things Articles

September 17, 2008 | 41 comments
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First Things has published two articles about the Church; one by Bruce D. Porter and the other by Gerald R. McDermott. Read more »

Reminder: Alma Conference

September 15, 2008 | 6 comments
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For those in the Provo area: Read more »

The War Chapters

August 31, 2008 | 46 comments
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And a great sleep did come over the land; yea, verily, there was much dozing and nodding of heads in all of the sabbath schools. Read more »

New Nursery Manual

August 27, 2008 | 50 comments
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The new nursery manual is available. Read more »

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 »