“Christchurch [NZ] Mormons Mobilize to Support Communities Hit by Quake”

    http://www.mormonnewsroom.org.nz/article/christchurch-latter-day-saints-mobilize-to-support-communities-hit-by-earthquake       [Read more…]

The Tennessean: “How the irreverent ‘The Book of Mormon’ led to one Nashville man’s conversion”

    I don’t know how many people the musical has brought into the Church.  Not many, I would guess.  But not zero, either.  Here’s one such story:   http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/religion/2016/11/15/how-irreverent-book-mormon-led-one-nashville-mans-conversion/93447544/     [Read more…]

“Syrian president Assad claims Trump could be a ‘natural ally'”

    Indeed he could.   http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/11/16/syrian-president-assad-claims-trump-could-be-natural-ally.html       [Read more…]

The Liahona Children’s Foundation

    As we near the end of 2016, many of us (at least in the United States) will begin to think about year-end donations.  For active Latter-day Saints, of course, that thinking involves tithing, fast offerings, and other donations made specifically to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   But many will [Read More…]

“Mormon 1-9. I Write that Ye Might Believe the Gospel of Jesus Christ”

    A new piece on the website of the Interpreter Foundation, from the remarkable Taylor Halverson:   Mormon 1-9. I Write that Ye Might Believe the Gospel of Jesus Christ     [Read more…]

“It’s Official: Falling Carbon Emissions In US Have Little To Do With EPA Regulations”

    Thank fracking, instead.   It’s Official: Falling Carbon Emissions In US Have Little To Do With EPA Regulations     [Read more…]

“Critics cringe at Trump strategist Bannon’s ties to alt-right, rhetoric targeting Mormons”

    http://www.sltrib.com/news/4584355-155/critics-cringe-at-trump-strategists-ties   This is the third entry I’ve posted on Mr. Steve Bannon.  See also   “Reasons to be concerned about Mr. Trump’s announced ‘chief strategist and senior counselor’”   “A bit more on the controversial Steve Bannon, hero of the alt-right”             [Read more…]

A blessing from Ireland

    May those who love us, love us, and those who don’t, may God turn their hearts, and if He doesn’t turn their hearts, may He turn their ankles so we’ll know them by their limping. An Irish blessing     [Read more…]

“Part 2 of the Dust-Related Publication is Now at MormonInterpreter.com”

    Just a little reminder from the author:   http://mormanity.blogspot.com/2016/11/part-2-of-dust-related-publication-is.html     [Read more…]

A bit more on the controversial Steve Bannon, hero of the alt-right

    I posted very recently about the selection of Steve Bannon as President-elect Trump’s “chief strategist and senior counselor.”  Here are two additional links:   “3 Thoughts On Steve Bannon As White House ‘Chief Strategist’”   “This Is How It Starts”   Of course, as should be obvious, both Ben Shapiro and Jonah Goldberg [Read More…]