“All people should be treated with kindness and understanding”

Love thy neighbor

I had a recent interesting experience while attending priesthood in my local Mormon congregation.  The lesson was from “The Teachings of The Prophets: Lorenzo Snow”, the lesson was titled “The Kingdom of God Moves Forward.”  At one point the Instructor asked the class what were some of the things happening in the world that were causing opposition that had the potential to keep the Church from moving forward.  One individual raised his hand and then said that "homosexuals" and "gay rights" were d … [Read more...]

Another Liberal at Church!! (Adventures in Sunday School)

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We are loving our time here in Las Vegas. In addition to the abundance of In-N-Out Hamburger locations, we are very much loving our LDS congregation here in Vegas. They turned out in large numbers to unload our U-Haul. They have warmly greeted us on Sunday, stopped by our home to bring us peaches or to welcome our children, and they made us feel most welcomed and included at the Pioneer Day breakfast we attended yesterday. As you may know, I have a certain fascination with bumper … [Read more...]

No Liberals Here! (Adventures in Sunday School)

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Okay, it might be an exaggeration to call anything that happens at church an adventure. We will stick with the series title "Adventures in Sunday School" nonetheless. This is the start of series about the experiences of a theological and political liberal in a conservative church.On Sunday, my son (13) was told in Sunday School that he and his classmates were lucky that they did not grow up around liberals.These are the type of things my son loves sharing with mom and dad on the … [Read more...]


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