Tag Archives: Honesty

Mormonism: A Religion Only Understood by Its Own?

I was speaking to somebody recently about ministry in Utah. This man, a professional clergy member who recently moved to Utah, told me proudly, “Our church will never host any class teaching about Mormonism. After all, it not only could … Continue reading

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When a Mormon is Deceived…

Honesty is the best policy. Aesop knew it. In the 6th century B.C. he chose that to be the moral of his fable, “Mercury and the Woodcutter.” George Washington knew it. He said in his Farewell Address, “I hold the … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith and Honesty

In the July 2013 issue of Ensign magazine, young Mormons are taught about the importance of “Honesty and Integrity.” One suggestion given for use in teaching the youth the principles of honesty and integrity is a 2005 General Conference address … Continue reading

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The Delicate Balance of Mormon Church History

The June 2013 issue of New Era magazine (for Mormon youth) includes an article by LDS Seventy Steven E. Snow, “Balancing Church History.” The focus of the article is on warning Mormon young people about faith-challenging historical information they may … Continue reading

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“The Smell of Evasiveness Will Linger”

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An Analysis of “21 Questions Answered About Mormon Faith”

It’s sad when a religious representative answers questions like a politican. As I write this an article is featured on the front page of FoxNews.com, “21 Questions Answered About Mormon Faith”. The following is an analysis of the response they … Continue reading

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