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by Sheldon
30 Nov 2018, 15:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Visit to the Tanners' Bookstore
Replies: 4
Views: 721

Re: A Visit to the Tanners' Bookstore

The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that "by proving contraries, truth is made manifest" (HC 6:248).
by Sheldon
17 Jul 2018, 14:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never sure when to give kudos and when not to!
Replies: 26
Views: 1202

Re: Never sure when to give kudos and when not to!

This is called the perfectionist fallacy. This is the one that those against the church fall for most often. Example: The LDS church has a very poor track record with regard to treating LGTB fairly, Therefore the church should not be praised or even recognized for the good they do.
by Sheldon
22 Jun 2018, 13:44
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The New Inactives - Seniors
Replies: 21
Views: 1217

Re: The New Inactives - Seniors

There is a couple in our ward that splits time between here (California Coast) in the winter and Logan Utah in the summer. Six month in each place. So they get no real heavy duty jobs. What's the church to do, tell them they can't do that? The large group of baby boomers (I'm one) are reaching retir...
by Sheldon
30 May 2018, 22:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Area Seventy Just Drops By?
Replies: 14
Views: 760

Re: Area Seventy Just Drops By?

Once when I was bishop I got a call Sunday morning from my SP. He said Elder XXX of the 1st Q70 was visiting the area and wanted to attend a sacrament meeting, and he was coming to my ward! He sat on the stand next to me, and was the concluding speaker in the meeting. He was kind of stuck up, and co...
by Sheldon
18 May 2018, 14:47
Forum: Support
Topic: Are you a Skeptical Believer or a Faithful Doubter?
Replies: 24
Views: 2132

Re: Are you a Skeptical Believer or a Faithful Doubter?

Here is a blog post at Wheat and Tares that captures how I feel about this subject.
by Sheldon
18 May 2018, 14:33
Forum: Support
Topic: Ouch - No church internet.
Replies: 21
Views: 1859

Re: Ouch - No church internet.

One Word (well three to be exact): Virtual Private Network (VPN).
by Sheldon
18 May 2018, 14:18
Forum: Support
Topic: Well, there went that plan.
Replies: 9
Views: 864

Re: Well, there went that plan.

Take the calling and then do good by speaking your mind in bishopric and ward council meeting. The Bishop will either take your advice or grow tired of you and relase you. Items you can speak to: 1. When they are talking about trying to reactivate somebody, remind them that the person might have dee...
by Sheldon
04 May 2018, 13:38
Forum: Support
Topic: Everybody Poops
Replies: 31
Views: 2216

Re: Everybody Poops

Curt, are you defending Trump??? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Sheldon
29 Apr 2018, 19:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting ordained online
Replies: 18
Views: 1021

Re: Getting ordained online

After I was realsed as Bishop a lady in my ward waned me to preform the wedding of her daughter. Since I was no longer a bishop I had to go to the court house and get "deputized" as a county clerk for one day so I could perform it. It was $75 here in California which the mother of the bride paid
by Sheldon
02 Apr 2018, 13:37
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will the new ministering program change your level of engagement with "ministering"?
Replies: 24
Views: 1361

Re: Will the new ministering program change your level of engagement with "ministering"?

So, as I interpret the new program, if you "Like" somebodies Facebook post, that can count as "Ministering" Same with a "Heart" on Instagram. I love this! :lol: