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The Top 10 LDS Musicians You’ve Never Heard Of, No. 3

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Last time, I highlighted the amazing story of rapper Young Sim and his family’s escape from war-torn Liberi...

The Top 10 LDS Musicians You’ve Never Heard Of, No. 6

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Last time, I detailed the musical career of Gregg Hale, who played guitar for Spiritualized and currently s...

A Letter to My New Bishop

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Dear Bishop N., You and I moved into this ward with our tiny-but-growing families a few weeks apart during ...

You Make the Call: Spouses and Boy Friends

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Not “boyfriend”: Boy. Friend. In an Ensign article, Kenneth Matheson speaks about spiritual and emotional f...

Elder Scott Hits Me a Week Later

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Man, the Spirit always speaks to me when I least expect it. I was sitting in Elders’ Quorum on Sunday, just...

Intra-Building Conflict: A Plea for Peace

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About two years ago, I was in a ward that I loved and loved me back. We had knit our lives together over se...

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Should Mormons feel obligated to support Vocal Point in the Sing-Off?

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This can apply to all sorts of reality-ish contests, but I want to focus on Vocal Point for two reasons. Fi...

Judas

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As in many places along the Wasatch Front, basketball was an important part of being a young man in an LDS ...

Gospel Doctrine Lesson #5: “This Is the Spirit of Revelation”

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Two remarkable points stand out to me when I think of Joseph Smith and his revelations: his willingness to ...

The Need for Better Temple Prep

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I have long been an advocate of the need for better temple preparation classes and materials. This is groun...