Sunday Afternoon Session Open Thread: Sister Frances Monson Memorial Edition. #ldsconf #twitterstake

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This morning, President Thomas S. Monson spoke about his wife Sister Frances Monson. She passed away shortly after the last General Conference. I want to dedicate this thread to her and Pres. Monson. Please join us in the comments! All are welcome. I would invite you to register with Disqus. Otherwise, it will have to approve each individual comment…and that can be tedious for everyone. Elder Quentin L. Cook: Spiritual Bondage and subjection Ideological or political beliefs … [Read more...]

Have you seen Pres. Uchtdorf’s Talk from Saturday?

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A lot of chatter and memes going around which are doing a disservice to this address. Take a look for yourself: Even if you have watched it live, there is a lot here. Please share. … [Read more...]

Sunday Morning Session Open Thread: NFL Edition! #ldsconf #twitterstake

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I really enjoyed yesterday's sessions. Please join me in the comments! All are welcome. I would invite you to register with Disqus. Otherwise, it will have to approve each individual comment…and that can be tedious for everyone. Again, I am being joined by my former student Blake. Blake is a Yankees fan, recent law grad, from Idaho, and currently a Gospel Doctrine teacher. I very much enjoyed chatting with him yesterday. President Eyring: There is but one plan of happiness. That … [Read more...]

Priesthood Session Open Thread: Televised Edition! #ldsconf #twitterstake

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I really enjoyed today's earlier sessions. Tonight's priesthood session is the first priesthood session that has been widely broadcast. Tonight, one can watch from church or on BYU-TV or online...live. I am hoping to hear from those who are watching from home. I would particularly love to hear what any women watching think (or what do the women watching with you) think about the session. Please join me in the comments! All are welcome. I would invite you to register with Disqus. … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Session Open Thread: “There is room for you here.” Edition #ldsconf #twitterverse

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(UPDATE: Due to technical delays at the start of the conference, I will not be posting my notes. However, I will open the post for comments) I really enjoyed this morning's session, especially the talks by Elder Dube and Pres. Uchtdorf. We re-fueled on some In N Out Burger between sessions and we are ready to go! I will be updating my notes here in the body of the post and adding comments below as well. Please join me in the comments! All are welcome. I would invite you to register … [Read more...]

#ldsconf Saturday Morning Session Open Thread: What Happens in Vegas…Stays in Vegas Session

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Watch Conference here online or on BYU-TV. I would invite you to register with Disqus. Otherwise, it will have to approve each individual comment…and that can be tedious for everyone. This is our first General Conference since moving to Las Vegas. We are not used to tuning in at 9 a.m. President Eyring is conducting. President Monson is starting us off with Elder Hales on deck. President Monson stated that the LDS Church now has more than 15 million members. Elder Robert D. … [Read more...]

Live-Blogging General Conference at Approaching Justice #ldsconf #twitterstake

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Live from...living rooms and family rooms all over the world, we will have an open-thread here at Approaching Justice for each of the five sessions of this General Conference. We have changed the comment format at Patheos since I did this last General Conference. I would invite you to register with Disqus. Otherwise, it will have to approve each individual comment...and that can be tedious for everyone. The Disqus format places the most recent comment at the top of the page. I hope this … [Read more...]


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