Renee Olson just died

Stephen Marsh Mormon 3 Comments

Her death was sudden and unexpected.  For more about her: http://www.blacklds.org/renee-olson-full-testimony Her Facebook memorial page here: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Renee-Olson-memorial/158092054201230 She will be missed.

Find heroes

Stephen Marsh Mormon 15 Comments

I worked for a time on a project involving heroquests and myth structures.  I analyzed historic, legendary and fictional stories and texts, rituals, narratives and …

Toting to Church

Jeff Spector Mormon 16 Comments

I remember when I starting attending Church that many members, mostly woman carried around large white cardboard tote boxes filled with materials, usually for primary …

After Action Report: The Community of Christ Did WHAT?

FireTag apostles, baptism, christianity, church, community of christ, conference, feminism, gay, homosexuality, Jesus, marriage, Mormon, Mormons, ordinances, Priesthood, prophets, resolutions, restoration, revelation, RLDS, sacrament, sacrament meeting, sexuality, social justice, theology 29 Comments

Headline in the Independence Examiner for Thursday, April 15, 2010: “Delegation Takes No Action on Human Sexuality Issues: Church Will Continue Dialogue.” Headline  by John …

White and Delightsome or Pure and Delightsome? (Cognitive dissonance 2)

James accountability, apologetics, apostasy, Bible, blacks, book of mormon, burdens, conference, correlation, Culture, curiosity, Discrimination, faith, families, Folklore, historicity, lamanites, LDS, LDS lessons, Leaders, Logic, Mormon, mormon, Nephi, plan of salvation, questioning, race, righteousness 60 Comments

I’m 1/16 th Chippewa and don’t even look a little Indian! I figure from my knee down is pure Chippewa and  for whatever reason  I …

God and Mammon

Stephen Marsh Mormon 58 Comments

We are conflicted about wealth in the Church.  A goodly portion of members are neo-Calvinists, certain that fore-ordination and inherent grace are both manifested by …