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Church Announces New Changes In Temple Baptisms

Today, the Church announced three changes to the Youth participation in temple baptisms as well as a change for 11 year old boys and girls.  You can find articles at Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune, but I’ll summarize the changes below. 438 more words


Prince on Priesthood, Revelation, WoW

I finished up my conversation with Greg Prince this week, and we hit on several topics.  Here are some interesting snippets.   Concerning Priesthood structure, Greg tells… 875 more words


Authority, Consent, and Transparency

This past week has seen a bit of a firestorm due to the comments of Elders Oaks and Ballard regarding transparency in their recent face-to-face event. 3,044 more words

Church Policy

EQ vs. HPG: Why Aren't They One Group Like RS?

Whether you are 18 or 88, married, single, widowed, or divorced, with or without kids, and regardless of your socio-economic status, if you are an active LDS woman, you are in Relief Society.  674 more words


Analyzing Ballard and Oaks Face-to-Face Questions

The recent video of Elders Ballard and Oaks discussing their upcoming face-to-face event, especially their comments regarding submitted questions, piqued my interest in those questions. In the video, Elder Oaks mentions that many questions were about repentance, specifically how one should repent. 4,677 more words


The Priesthood of the Nephites

The Priesthood of the Nephites

This is from Joseph Fielding Smith, in his book Answers to Gospel Questions, Volume 1

Related: Were the Nephite Disciples… 1,029 more words

Student Questions

Remnant Church Answers Tough Questions

The LDS Church has long wrestled with two tough questions:  (1) how to handle DNA & the Book of Mormon, (2) whether to ordain women.  I sat down with Jim Vun Cannon, a counselor in the First Presidency and asked how the Remnant Church handles these issues. 1,099 more words