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by DarkJedi
16 Dec 2018, 17:03
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives
Replies: 40
Views: 548

Re: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives

That's going to be really hard to measure DA since 18-30s (actually about 14-30+) are already leaving in droves and we're probably already looking at a downtick of activity rates by a percentage point or two. And most of that we have to figure out ourselves, the church doesn't ever say how many are ...
by DarkJedi
16 Dec 2018, 16:50
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives
Replies: 40
Views: 548

Re: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives

DJ -- I'm afraid this approach I put in bold above would be considered defiant. And it would look as though the church caved on its values if the Bishop had previously said the father couldn't ordain due to less activity. If the Bishop hadn't yet indicated the father couldn't ordain, an ultimatum l...
by DarkJedi
16 Dec 2018, 13:48
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: End of YSA SS
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: End of YSA SS

I can see why this would be difficult for some Young Single Adults. That being said, wards and individuals have explicit permission to meet as groups after church on Sundays as needed or desired. I guarantee that the YSA wards at BYU schools will have additional after church activities and I don’t ...
by DarkJedi
16 Dec 2018, 13:38
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives
Replies: 40
Views: 548

Re: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives

I think that this is a generally good change. It puts me and my 11 year old son in a slightly awkward situation simply because the change was so sudden and I thought we would have an entire year to prepare for priesthood ordination and now we have a few weeks. As a semi-active non-tithe payer getti...
by DarkJedi
16 Dec 2018, 08:13
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: End of YSA SS
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: End of YSA SS

DC, some wards with a large enough contingent of YSA have a separate class for theYSA. If I'm understanding correctly, Sam is talking about those classes being discontinued.
by DarkJedi
15 Dec 2018, 21:40
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives
Replies: 40
Views: 548

Re: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives

We're just going to have to agree to disagree on this one DA. I seriously doubt any mass exodus or increase in faith crises over these things. People who have shelves are gonna have shelves and people whose shelves are gonna fall will fall.
by DarkJedi
15 Dec 2018, 21:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: End of YSA SS
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: End of YSA SS

I haven't seen this as an official churchwide policy announcement. Is it something that's happening everywhere or is it a local decision? In answer to the question, I see where the thought is coming from - if the point is to have one Sunday School class every other week (remember the class for peopl...
by DarkJedi
15 Dec 2018, 11:05
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives
Replies: 40
Views: 548

Re: 11-Year-Old Deacons and Beehives

Idon't know DA. My TBM friends and associates (as well as those I try to avoid) seem to mostly be on board with everything that's happening, maybe if only because of "follow the prophet."
by DarkJedi
15 Dec 2018, 11:01
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bill Reel about to get excommunicated? >:-(
Replies: 95
Views: 4522

Re: Bill Reel about to get excommunicated? >:-(

nibbler wrote:
15 Dec 2018, 10:28
I don't agree with the decision to sign the agreement with intent to later violate said agreement. In my opinion that was a mistake.
That is my whole issue with it.
by DarkJedi
14 Dec 2018, 12:55
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bill Reel about to get excommunicated? >:-(
Replies: 95
Views: 4522

Re: Bill Reel about to get excommunicated? >:-(

The other thing I think some of us are looking at from a different point of view is that church discipline councils are not courts of law (as in a government legal system) and are not run the same way. I agree they are different, and should be treated differently to some extent. But I also feel lik...