Posts Tagged ‘ Missionary ’

Literary DCGD #41: Lines on the Death of Lorenzo D. Barnes

October 27, 2013 | one comment

The idea that every member is a missionary depends on a certain kind of commitment to the Church. For the Church to make the kind of progress outlined in D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 41 missionaries, even member missionaries, must be willing to make the sacrifices necessary. Recently, the level of commitment that some missionaries end up making has been very public — the Church seems to have switched policy and made public information about missionaries who died in the field. At last report the number who have died is up to 12 (probably fewer than the number of currently... Read more »

A Mormon Image: Knocking on Dracula’s Door

June 4, 2010 | 5 comments
A Mormon Image: Knocking on Dracula’s Door

Even Dracula and his minions deserve to hear about the Book of Mormon. by Dan Dubei Read more »

Feeding the Missionaries—in the Internet age

February 3, 2010 | 60 comments

As life-long LDS Church members, my wife and I know the drill—how to feed the missionaries. Then, with our son serving an LDS mission, we got an email that changed everything. Read more »

Does the BYU Football Program Have a Spiritual Mission?

September 2, 2009 | 86 comments

With the dawn of another much-anticipated season of college football nearly upon us, I’ve been thinking about a series of conversations I had this past year with a friend regarding the allocation of resources at BYU. This friend was bothered by the fact that the BYU football program has received such a tremendous amount attention and financial support from the alumni and administration while what he saw as more deserving schools and programs within the university went underfunded. The standard answer to such concerns seems to be that the football program is shown preference because it serves as an... Read more »

Simple ideas to be a better missionary

November 5, 2008 | no comments

A horrible, no-good, very bad blog can still run a great series on missionary work. Read it, take it to heart, recommend it to others. Part I Part II Part III. *** Bumped. Read more »


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