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by Sheldon
28 Feb 2020, 16:33
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BYU Honor Code and Handbook Changes
Replies: 12
Views: 1355

Re: BYU Honor Code and Handbook Changes

BYU as an institution is under pressure to have an official non-discrimination policy. (BYU-I, BYU-H, and Ensign College haven't felt this pressure, yet.) This pressure is coming from accreditation bodies as well as grad schools and employers who discount the value of a BYU undergraduate degree. The...
by Sheldon
05 Dec 2019, 15:07
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I hope Sacrament Meetings get better.
Replies: 56
Views: 4722

Re: I hope Sacrament Meetings get better.

Honestly, I have never had a MP or SP show up unannounced and ask to speak. Is that common where you live? While Bishop I had a 70 (Lawrence) show up (with SP in tow), unannounced 10 min before church was to start. He wanted to speak. I remember it because I got in trouble for telling a joke while ...
by Sheldon
05 Dec 2019, 11:40
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened to Mormon.org?
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: What happened to Mormon.org?

They are having to rename all the “I’m a Mormon” entries to “I’m a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”. This is taking much longer than anticipated. They also have to scrub the text to do the replacement of the word Mormon, but not if they are talking about the Mormon Pioneers...
by Sheldon
01 Nov 2019, 13:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you seen this happening in your region of the world?
Replies: 20
Views: 1679

Re: Have you seen this happening in your region of the world?

California just changed the law removing the statute of limitation on reporting child molestation. There have been many lawyer commercials on TV advertising their services. They don’t mention any particular organization, but you get the idea that BSA and the Catholic church are who they are after.
by Sheldon
21 Oct 2019, 14:24
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Area devotional?
Replies: 32
Views: 1678

Re: Area devotional?

I read the DesNews article this morning and was struck by this line: “As an apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ, I have a solemn duty to face the Lord and deliver his message,” said President Ballard. “His words often include words of encouragement and expressions of love. They also include words of w...
by Sheldon
16 Oct 2019, 15:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LDS church supports LGBQT conversion therapy?
Replies: 41
Views: 2507

Re: LDS church supports LGBQT conversion therapy?

Does this surprise anybody that the same church that owned the school that attached electrodes to the gentiles of gay men and then shocked them when they looked at Gay porn would oppose conversion therapy?
by Sheldon
12 Sep 2019, 10:43
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You Can't Handle the Truth!
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Re: You Can't Handle the Truth!

It is just human nature to reject unplesent truths. Not just church related, but the Mormon's have taken it to the next level.
I blogged about the subject here at Wheat&Tares
by Sheldon
12 Jun 2019, 13:42
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is Priestcraft? Is THIS Priestcraft?
Replies: 15
Views: 945

Re: What is Priestcraft? Is THIS Priestcraft?

If this story is true, Elder Oaks needs to be careful about evoking the spirit of Joseph Smith in this context. There would be so many reasons JS could not hold a calling in that Stake, or ANY stake in the church!
by Sheldon
21 Mar 2019, 16:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rome Temple
Replies: 37
Views: 1802

Re: Rome Temple

mom3 wrote:
12 Mar 2019, 12:58
Sheldon and I rarely see eye to eye, but I am with him on this one.
I'm hurt Mom3! I thought we were best buds! :lol: