A Friend’s Comment

A Friend’s Comment

I got an email from a close friend in Tennessee that said: “I think if we live our life and don’t change our views over time, hopefully toward more correct, we are waisting our life. I suppose even if we become more incorrect, while trying to become more correct, then that is still better than
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Questions

Questions

Four talks are finished. Two transcripts are up. I am working to complete the other transcripts. The fifth talk will be on November 2nd in Utah County. If you are planning to attend and would like to submit a question, please bring it with you in writing and I will collect them before beginning. Questions
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Idaho Falls Transcription

Idaho Falls Transcription

The Idaho Falls lecture has been transcribed and uploaded to Scribd. You can link from the blog.

Next Talk November 2

Next Talk November 2

The plan at the present is to have the next talk on November 2nd in Utah County. That is a Saturday, and I am hoping to find a venue that can be used in the morning. If possible, I’d like to begin at 9:30 a.m. The next talk will be on priesthood. At that point, I
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Centerville

Centerville

The address for Sunday is 525 North 400 West, Centerville, Utah. Everyone has to be in a seat to comply with fire code. There are approximately 500 seats (including a balcony). If you are in town for General Conference and want to attend, come by. All people from out of town will be admitted free. Locals are
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Some Reflections on the Weekend

Some Reflections on the Weekend

Saturday I was in Idaho Falls. After the conclusion of the talk my wife and I drove home. We went to church with the family Sunday morning, then she and I drove back to Logan on Sunday evening for the talk there. Three talks have been given. There was an introduction, and then discussions about
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Equal in Authority and Accountability

Equal in Authority and Accountability

The First Presidency are the primary organizational leadership in the hierarchy of the church. (D&C 107: 22.) They are the presidency of the church. They set the agenda and are accountable for keeping the church running. The Twelve are equal in authority. (D&C 107: 23-24.) They differ from the First Presidency in their responsibility. They
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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls

Please have your scriptures and The Lectures on Faith  for the upcoming Idaho Falls lecture. Elder Christopherson of the Twelve gave a speech at BYU Idaho this week. It fits in nicely with the upcoming talk, therefore I am linking it here. I’d recommend you listen to it. His defense of the Prophet Joseph Smith is needed
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Missionary Mishap

Missionary Mishap

When we got back from a walk the other night, there was a missionary tract with $5 in it, a note, a pumpkin, and some tomatoes. The note apologized for destroying our watermelon. The $5 was to pay for the lost watermelon. On Saturday when the missionaries returned, we learned that the pogo stick on
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A Contemplated Rebuttal

A Contemplated Rebuttal

I received two emails notifying me there is a man, woman, child, or committee who is now getting ready to do a “rebuttal” to Passing the Heavenly Gift. It can be found at: http://onewhoiswatching.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/an-evening-in-boise-with-denver-snuffer-part-one/ Normally I would just dismiss someone who lacks the courage to stand up for what they write by identifying themselves. Only then
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