• The Life and Teachings of Jesus

    Do you think I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division;for henceforth in one house there will be five divided, three against two... Read more

    Posted on 10 September 2012
  • Why We're Hemorrhaging Members

    As a Church we are hemorrhaging members, this is a trend that started in 1991. And since the advent of Google it has only been exacerbated. Read more

    Posted on 08 September 2012
  • The Word of Wisdom: Commandment Or Guidance?

    Along with drinking alcohol, Joseph Smith sold, at the formerly Mormon-owned store called Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile, tea, coffee, and tobacco–all forbidden... Read more

    Posted on 05 September 2012
  • The Physics and Metaphysics of Our Faith

    Allow me to share some excerpts from Buddhism and then the lectures on faith by Joseph Smith before I get into this piece. It will inform a lot of what I have t... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2012
  • What I Intend and Intended With This Blog

    I first intended this blog to be an apologetics blog to non members originally. But as I noticed my audience was primarily LDS I then shifted focus to discussin... Read more

    Posted on 29 August 2012
  • The LDS History of the Cross

    History Cross

    Amelia Young, wife of President Brigham Young, wears a cross in this photograph taken in 1895. Harriet Amelia Folsom Young was a plural wife of LDS Church... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2012
  • Inter-Faith Dialogue

    Inter-Faith Dialogue

    I had an interesting experience this week. I was invited to join a face book group called Understanding and Witnessing to Mormons which seemed to me to be a... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2012
  • Reasons for the Restoration: How Christianity Lost Its Jewish Roots

    By the 2ndand 3rd centuries the followers of Christ had been consolidated into an orthodox Church and it had drifted away from its Jewish origins because of... Read more

    Posted on 20 August 2012
  • Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy

    In the book Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy: How Men Nearest the Prophet Attached Polygamy to His Name in Order to Justify Their Own Polygamous Crimes. Read more

    Posted on 17 August 2012
  • Lazarus and the Rich Man

    19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus,... Read more

    Posted on 14 August 2012
  • Closer to Sodom Than to Zion

    Banished from his home wandering foreign lands Solomon lived as a beggar for some time, begging even for his daily bread. He never tired of telling people he wa... Read more

    Posted on 12 August 2012
  • Sodom, Gomorrah and Chic-fil-a

    Sodom, Gomorrah Chic-fil-a

    Consideration Before Condemnation For those that thump the Bible as the end all-be all, remember that the modern translation came from a much older book (and wa... Read more

    Posted on 11 August 2012
  • Wrestling with God

    Wrestling with

    Jacob, who wrestled with an angel, went on to start a nation. But the wrestling can take different forms, from struggling to understand WWII, the Holocaust, a... Read more

    Posted on 20 July 2012