Category Archives: Prophets

Cultural Traditions Do Not Trump God’s Commandments


Recently the Deseret News published an article about President Nelson’s visit to Nairobi, Kenya. There he spoke out against the practice of paying a bride price: “That’s not the Lord’s way,” President Russell M. Nelson told about 2,000 Kenyans and … Continue reading

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Whether by Mine Own Voice or by the Voice of My Servants


We have just finished a General Conference. This is important because we have a promise given in the scriptures that we can rely on: “Whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same.” … Continue reading

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Two Perspectives


Or Why I Frequently Disagree With Other Mormons. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in disagreements with other Mormons. And I’ve found this really all boils down to a difference in perspective. There are two type … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Toxic Polygamy


All references are to the Joseph Smith Translation. The story of Sarah giving Hagar to Abraham is commonly used by pro-polygamists to bolster their position of polygyny being approved by God. However, others point out that the only reason Sarah … Continue reading

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From the Dust: Filipino Record, Part 2


About four years ago (has it really been four years?) I wrote a post about a possible ancient Filipino text concerning a visit of Christ to the Philippines. I had heard of this text from one of the missionaries I … Continue reading

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Why I Converted to Mormonism


In this post I am going to share the story of why and how I converted to Mormonism. This life changing experience did not happen easily. But I am so grateful for my experience, because it has helped me to … Continue reading

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Priesthood of the Relief Society


The Relief Society was organized on March 17th, 1842 and on March 17th 2013 it will have its 170th Anniversary. This women’s organization was originally called the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo. Before the first meeting began, there was found … Continue reading

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