I have not had much to say in awhile. There are a number of reasons for this. (more…)
The brother offering the opening prayer in my Sunday School class today prayed that the message of the lesson “would guide us here on Earth.” This got me reflecting on Mormon ticks. (more…)
I think it’s a good thing for the church to own income-producing assets. The Businessweek article attempts to paint some aspects of church finances and business interests as bad things, but I think it (the article) fails to do so. The things that the article points out, to which it points a finger and says “Ah ha!”, are actually good things in my opinion. (more…)
In a recent article, the Daily Mail claims that Mormonism and Islam are two “of the most” fastest growing religious groups in the U.S. I don’t know if they mean they are the two fastest growing, or the two fastest growing major religions, or if they are insinuating that Obama is a Muslim by comparing it to Romney’s Mormonism. (more…)
This illustrates the wisdom of the LDS church’s economic model of raising (or setting aside) funds in advance and paying cash for church buildings (no mortgages).
It also illustrates the wisdom of church headquarters owning the real estate and not the local congregations.
I suppose some of those empty churches might be just the right size to be easily adapted for LDS use.
His Majesty: “Somewhere the ghost of Reynolds is laughing. Bitterly.”
And an unflatterintg look at Harvard divinity professors.
Wow. Watch the video embedded in this article:
And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.
And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain…