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Sunday musings 08-31-08

Sunday musings 08-31-08

Elder Gene R. Cook reproves an erring stake president.

Bryan's Sunday musings 08-24-08

Bryan’s Sunday musings 08-24-08

Who will bear reproof?

Cassia's Sunday musings 08-24-08

Cassia’s Sunday musings 08-24-08

A lesson in faith from the army of Helaman.

Sunday musings 08-17-08

Sunday musings 08-17-08

More on folk beliefs; applying reason to revelation; and the weightier lessons contained in the “war chapters” of Alma.

Sunday musings 08-10-08

Sunday musings 08-10-08

Doctrine versus folk beliefs; Alma’s teachings on the spirit world; exercising caution when connecting ancient scripture to modern revelation; chiasmus returns.

Sunday musings 08-03-08

Sunday musings 08-03-08

Jonathan’s insight on the sacrament, chiasmus in Alma 36, receiving the priesthood, and the difference between “oath” and “covenant.”

Good people pretending to be bad

Good people pretending to be bad

Anyone superficially familiar with “Mormon cinema” recognizes the face of one of its early rising stars, Kirby Heyborne. Now his latest career move is certainly turning heads among his predominantly LDS fan base, and provoking deeper reflection about the boundaries of Mormon morality. […]

The Challenge: lessons learned

I apologize once again for the lack of recent activity on our blog.  I’ve been teaching a class for the past two weeks, and it’s been a fairly intense experience, so I’ve had very little time to myself.  It’s been a good experience, though – a “trial by fire,” as they say.  They call it […]

The Challenge

At the beginning of Relief Society (and Elders Quorum, etc.), we were read a letter from the stake presidency.  Starting today, every member of the stake is requested to live off their food (and other necessities) storage–i.e., no more shopping trips until May 19th.  That’s both grocery shopping and general shopping. Our guidelines (verbatim): No […]

Elder Ballard addresses BYU Management Society

Greetings, everyone.  I’ve been absent for a few weeks, and after posting this little piece will retreat into the darkness yet again, hoping to emerge in about a week re-energized (and hopefully unscathed) from the stress of the closing semester. Who knows where Cassia is, though.  Off being pregnant, I suppose.  :) Anyway, the LDS […]