Posts Tagged ‘ Missionaries ’

Feeding Time: Weekend Poll

December 13, 2014
Feeding Time:  Weekend Poll

A few years ago, to defray costs, feeding the missionaries became the responsibility of the ward members.  Good change?  Bad change?  Both?  You decide. Discuss.

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Posted in Agency, America, Church Policy, Criticism, Culture, LDS, Mission, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture, Mormon Discussion | 21 Comments »

Purple Heart RMs

October 23, 2013
Purple Heart RMs

This is a guest post from Ryan who blogs at Rational Faiths. Lately I’ve been working with others on a new project called Purple Heart RMs.  We are a group of members trying to help the Church navigate missionary health issues. We believe that the way injured, ill, and early returning missionaries are treated is […]

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2 More Missionaries Killed this Week

October 11, 2013

Ruth Todd, spokesman for the LDS Church is reporting that “Elder Andrew Edward Page, age 18, from Charlotte, N.C., serving in the California Arcadia Mission since August 2013 died from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.”  Additionally, Elder Colt Daniel Kunz, 20, of Victor, Idaho, died Wednesday while serving […]

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Talks from the Missionary Underground

November 24, 2011
Talks from the Missionary Underground

Missions are a breeding grounds of both speculation on deep doctrine and false doctrine. This is a sample of talks that fuel this speculation.

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Posted in Faith, Mission, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture | 26 Comments »

Notable Deaths in Past 2 Weeks

November 23, 2011
Notable Deaths in Past 2 Weeks

I just learned that former Seventy Elder Ronald E Poelman passed away this past weekend.  Elder Poelman had become somewhat of a Bloggernacle sensation because his 1984 talk was edited and re-recorded.  In the talk, he talked about the differences between the Gospel and the Church.  However, he was told to re-record the talk and […]

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