There is a serious argument to be made that the Kingdom doesn’t lose men like most churches do because the priesthood gives us an honored and distinct religious role. (more…)
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When the last and dreadful hour
This crumbling pageant shall devour,
The trumpet shall be heard on high,
The dead shall live, the living die,
And music shall untune the sky.
Not really, but this video on reviving a church by reviving its appeal to men may have some bearing on the LDS male priesthood. Worth thinking about anyway. (more…)
Like all Brandon Flowers songs, I have no idea what this one means. But in addition to the usual Las Vegas showbiz images, the video contained two that caught my Mormon eye. One was Saturday’s Warrior -style angels descending. The other was an obvious visual reference to Joseph in the grove. (more…)
Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel as played for priesthood meeting by a convert aunt of Sally DeFord who played piano for silent movies: link.