LDS Church Not Exclusive

LDS Church Not Exclusive

In a Press Release by the LDS Church on their website on April 18, 2008 titled Respect for Diversity of Faiths, this church has explained how God works with others outside the limited membership of the LDS faith: “We honor and respect sincere souls from all religions, no matter where or when theylived, who have
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I Post Here

I Post Here

I do not post on other blogs either in my own name, using an avatar, or anonymously. Someone has posted using my last name on another blog, the blog owner inquired and I responded that it was not me. This morning I checked and he clarified on his blog that the comment wasn’t mine. Also,
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God’s Great Work

God’s Great Work

There are many great things underway. I want to encourage and reassure those involved. The greatness of the gospel has nothing to do with our human weakness and limitations. Our weakness is a given, and anticipated by God. His plan requires only a willing and penitent heart. He can do great things with the penitent.
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Mysteries And Truth

Mysteries And Truth

Joseph Smith taught that it is critical for us to know the mysteries of God. “Knowledge saves a man; and in the world of spirits no man can be exalted but by knowledge.” TPJS, p. 357. “A man is saved no faster than he gets knowledge, for if he does not get knowledge, he will
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History Is Not A Sin

History Is Not A Sin

I have provided a link to the FAIR website where they amalgamate criticism of me. The criticism is fine, but there is one point where I believe they crossed a line. It needed a response. I have said I was worthy of a temple recommend when I was excommunicated. FAIR has denounced this as “false”
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Baseball

Baseball

Baseball, like life, makes improbabilities seem like inevitabilities.

What’s Wrong

What’s Wrong

An email.  My wife and I, with some other believers, were baptized recently. I fully expected that now I could receive the power of the Holy Ghost. I believed what you said, that “today is once again a day of salvation, and He has set His hand again.” If today is a day of salvation
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Interesting things on the “www”

Interesting things on the “www”

Criticism of Mormonism/Online documents/Denver Snuffer Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Passing the Heavenly Gift Enjoy.

Standing Aside

Standing Aside

I love the response to the lectures (one talk). But I must stand aside now or wound this process. There are still important things left for me to do. Taking a role in establishing communities would harm, not help. I have had numerous requests to baptize people. When I refuse, then someone else will step
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Will Fail Again

Will Fail Again

I got an email asking why I thought this new direction would be any better than the many prior attempts launched through Joseph Smith. My response is given below: _____________________________Unlike the institution Joseph left us (which may not have been the end of his work had he gone to the Rocky Mountains), the new opportunity
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