The New Mormons – Part One

This is a preamble to part two, an article on “The Next Mormons” by Jana Reiss.

The essentials of the Good News are that Christ was born into mortality, lived an exemplary life, and liberated all nature through His atonement, death, and resurrection. The Christian church, speaking generally, takes the Gospel message and asks the corporate question: Okay, now what?

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The Prophet Shall Never Lead Us…

In a recent interview posted by Mormon Newsroom, President Russell M. Nelson made the following statement.

If you think the Church has been fully restored, you’re just seeing the beginning. There is much more to come. Wait till next year. And then the next year. Eat your vitamin pills. Get your rest. It’s going to be exciting.

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Women At Church Should . . .

I attended my first FAIRMormon conference in 2012. It was a wonderful experience to associate with other church members that did not consider it unfaithful to “think” about church subjects. One of the speakers was Neylan McBaine who presented “To Do The Business of the Church: A Cooperative Paradigm for Examining Gender Participation Within Church Organizational Structure.” Continue reading “Women At Church Should . . .”