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Building a Better Mouse Trap, Part 1 The Problem with the Current Trap

by New Cool Thang | Best of LDS Blogs

Two years ago, we were told our ward was the top baptizing ward in the top baptizing stake in Texas. “Good ...

Home Teaching the Mentally Ill: A Plea for Counsel

by New Cool Thang | Best of LDS Blogs

I am not really sure I should be posting this. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. Please excu...

Personal interactions with Apostles.

by New Cool Thang | Best of LDS Blogs

It is halftime on Saturday for General Conference. While I watch these great men from afar, it made me thin...

Mad Max Mormonism vs. Star Trek Mormonism

by New Cool Thang | Best of LDS Blogs

My sense is that there are a lot of Mad Max Mormons in the world. Now admittedly I just made that term up, ...

Increasing Member Retention, Part 2 The Evangelical Way

by New Cool Thang | Best of LDS Blogs

In the spirit of the 13th Article of Faith, I would like to spend some time looking at retention strategies...

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The Mechanics of Priesthood Blessings

by New Cool Thang | Opinions & Features

The first priesthood blessing I gave terrified me.  How does one, exactly, pull inspiration out of the...