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Elevated expectations

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Last Sunday, my wife and I, who have different callings, were awkwardly both required in a brief, post-bloc...

The Ordinary Means of Grace

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“…The sure and general rule for all who groan for the salvation of God is this, — whenever opportunity serv...

Gospel Doctrine Lesson #4: “Remember the New Covenant, Even the Book of Mormon”

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The Book of Mormon is as important closed as it is open. Its power and meaningfulness derive as much from i...

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At Adam-ondi-Ahman

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This past Saturday, May 19th, the 174th anniversary of Joseph Smith’s arrival at the very same site, my fam...

The Basketball Parable

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Once upon a time (January 11, 2013 to be exact) a man took a basketball in his hands, walked up to the half...

Remembering Fear

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I just cleaned out a cupboard in my kitchen that was full of food storage water. I wanted to put away some ...

Friday Reflections on Mormonism and the Cross

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This past Sunday, which was Palm Sunday (though so far as I know, no one in our ward made mention of that f...

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BYU Police Beat Roundtable – Halloween Edition

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ANIMAL PROBLEMS: Sept. 7: Campus Police received a call at 7 a.m. saying a bat was flying around in the Wil...

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What Is Church Like for a Mormon Who Fears Eternity? One Honest Account

by By Common Consent | April 29, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“ On the day I married David “for time and all eternity,” I clutched him close during the mirrors part. I k...

Without compulsory means

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The nurse answered the phone after several rings. “Primary Children’s Down syndrome clinic—may I help you?”...