Brother Jake Gives the BYU Commencement Speech

August 20th, 2014
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By: Bro. Jake
Brother Jake Gives the BYU Commencement Speech

  In response to Elder Nelson’s recent keynote address at BYU’s commencement (here is a link to a recording of the whole ceremony–the address...

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Mormons and Millennialism

August 20th, 2014
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By: Nate
Mormons and Millennialism

There are three types of millennialism in Christendom today: pre-millennialism, post-millennialism, and a-millennialism.  Pre-millennialism is the belief that Christ will return after a period...

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The Face of Mormonism

August 19th, 2014
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By: hawkgrrrl
The Face of Mormonism

What do our faces say about us?  Lauren Bacall said “I think your whole life shows in your face, and you should be proud...

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Brain Injuries and Free Agency

August 18th, 2014
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By: Mormon Heretic
Brain Injuries and Free Agency

Nearly everyone has been heart-broken over the news of Robin Williams. In recent days, we have discovered that Williams not only had been suffering...

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Liberals don’t have testimonies?

August 17th, 2014
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By: shenpa warrior
Liberals don’t have testimonies?

Might there be some truth to the idea that liberals don't have testimonies?

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Women Giving Blessings: Weekend Poll

August 16th, 2014
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By: wheatmeister
Women Giving Blessings:  Weekend Poll

There is a history of women in the early days of the church giving blessings.  Should that stay in the past or still be...

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MD Podcast: David Bokovoy and the Old Testament

August 16th, 2014
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By: Bill Reel
MD Podcast: David Bokovoy and the Old Testament

Wheat & Tares welcomes guest poster Bill Reel once more for a discussion about David Bokovoy and how we got our old Testment. Mormon...

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Music in our Congregations: Our Responsibility

August 14th, 2014
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By: Hedgehog
Music in our Congregations: Our Responsibility

This last Sunday I was released as Ward Music Chairman, a post I have occupied for a year. I had also been asked to...

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Some Thoughts on Suicide

August 13th, 2014
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By: Nate
Some Thoughts on Suicide

Most of us have healthy survival instincts.  We feel great dismay when someone commits suicide, unable to reconcile our intrinsic will to live with...

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